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ITC Level 3 Award In Outdoor First Aid (L3A)

Qualification Number: 601/7616/7

The ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid is part of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is regulated by Ofqual.

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance (more than 30 mins) in the remote and rural regions of the UK. This Outdoor First Aid qualification is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon the national qualifications frameworks of England and Wales. The qualification will benefit all who need to be introduced to emergency first aid action in the outdoors and outdoor first aid incident management. The qualification will also benefit those who require requalification training in Outdoor First Aid. Successful completion of the course will result in knowledge and skills that have been identified by the Institute for Outdoor Learning for the safe, effective and prompt treatment of injuries and illness, with the management of incidents in the outdoors. This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.  

It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards. 

This qualification meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training.

Unit 1 Outdoor Emergency Action: reference number Y/507/7797
This unit can lead to a qualification suitable for Emergency First Aid at Work purposes and this additional certificate can be provided by request alongside the outdoor award.

Unit 2 Outdoor Incident Management: reference number D/507/7798
Completion of this unit content leads to the ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid qualification. 

ITC Delivery
This course is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote regions of the UK. It is composed of 2 units for assessment, although the content from both units is typically delivered together, integrated throughout the course so that the course is relevant for, and aimed at, the outdoor worker from the moment candidates walk through the door.  Comparing and contrasting what is different in the urban context when appropriate, giving the first aider a clear understanding of their first aid roles in urban and outdoor settings.