Climbing Instructor Outdoor First Aid (SPA, MIA, MIC, Guide)

Climbing Instructor Outdoor First Aid courses

Our Outdoor First Aid course is a 16 hour remote first aid course course and covers the requirements of the MLTA training schemes. Ideal for SPA, MIA, MIC candidates and Award holders.

Climbing Instructor Outdoor First Aid

Our courses meet the requirements of the Mountain Training Association & we meet the HSE standards for ‘Due Diligence‘ for first aid providers.

The course focuses on dealing with outdoor incident management and improved techniques.


We can run the course at your venue for group sizes of four people upwards. Call us on 0333 4330 731 (free to mobile and landlines callers) or mobile 07585 723763

or email at for more information or to book.

Outdoor First Aid Limited delivers outdoor first aid courses at RATHO and Glasgow Climbing Academy.

Core course contents listed below:

* Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour & Casualty Monitoring

* Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents. ABCDE

* Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse. Recovery Position and other Safe Airway Positions

* Breathing Problems – cardiac arrest CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), drowning CPR, heart attack, angina, choking

* Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for shock. Bandaging issues

* Damage – treatment of injury: chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm, including remote improvised techniques

* Head and spinal injuries and helmet removal techniques and spinal management

* Environmental Considerations – hypothermia, hyperthermia and cold injuries

* Common Illnesses – asthma, diabetes and epilepsy

* Other Illnesses – Weils disease, Lyme disease, Tick-borne Encephalitis, etc

* Animal bites and stings

* Awareness of current regulations

* Triage

* Outdoor incident scenarios – practice those skills

Course in practical and covers the requirements of Climbing Instructor Outdoor First Aid.




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