FAA Level 3 Outdoor First Aid

Price Icon£155pp
Calendar Icon2 Days
Location IconMultiple
Kayak Level IconAll Welcome
Instructor IconCharlie Brackpool
Dan Daley
Ages Icon16+
Spaces Icon12 places

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Why Choose Us

Clients choose our fully FAA registered Outdoor First Aid course for expert instruction from experienced professionals, covering essential skills such as First Aid Equipment and Control of Bleeding. We tailor the course to your group’s needs, focusing on specific concerns to ensure maximum benefit. We help our participants gain the confidence to handle outdoor emergencies with our personalized approach, making it a valuable investment in your team’s safety and preparedness.

Beyond our commitment to excellence, we’re proud members of 1% for the Planet, meaning a portion of your investment goes directly towards environmental conservation efforts. By choosing our course, you’re investing in your team’s safety and preparedness and contributing to a sustainable future for our planet.




This course meets the expedition syllabus’s First Aid requirements and is appropriate for the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

It contains enough material to satisfy the requirements of the HSE’s Emergency First Aid at Work. If requested, the course instructor can provide an extra certificate to demonstrate this to an employer, an additional fee may apply.

The instructor will conduct daily practical assessments and a written assessment. Upon successful evaluation, the learner will receive an FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid, valid for three years. No external assessors are required, and various methods, including practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice), will be used.




A minimum of 16 hours should be spread over at least two days.

Ideally, the course should be conducted for three consecutive days. However, we can adjust the schedule to meet your specific requirements as long as it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.





  • First Aid Equipment
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Prioritising treatment
  • Environmental factors
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Moving a casualty
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Bandaging
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Chest injuries
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns and scalds
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Bites and stings



The course can accommodate 12 students, provided they are at least 16 years old. Upon completing the course, all students can receive a certificate, subject to assessment. If you require more participants in one day, please get in touch with us to arrange a quote, as multiple instructors will be required.

It’s important to note that a student must be at least 16 years old to take on any workplace responsibilities. In such cases, the employer must ensure that the student is suitable for the role. The certificate’s validity will expire on the specified date, regardless of the holder’s age.


Private Booking


If you’re interested in receiving a comprehensive and tailored Outdoor First Aid course for your group, we invite you to get in touch with us. Our team will be happy to discuss your specific requirements and create a personalized instruction plan that best suits your needs.

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32 years ofCombined Experience

RTB has been founded by outdoor professionals who are not only coach’s but also have competed internationally. With this wealth of knowledge, we are able to tailor your activities and make the outdoors a safe & enjoyable environment to learn and experience.



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Our promise is to focus on the development of all our clients. A good day for us is when you are able to enjoy the outdoors safely without us, as we have taught you how.
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