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BASP Emergency First Aid

Qualification Level - 2 days | Prices from £175.00

Course Rating: 5.0 Rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

A 16 hour, practical, scenario based course designed as an introduction to first aid in an outdoor or remote environment. The course is very practical and the Trainer uses a mixture of outdoor scenarios to simulate injuries found in a variety of outdoor incidents. During these scenarios, you experience being a first responder and a casualty giving a more rounded learning experience.

Assessment: Continuous throughout the course with a multiple choice paper.

Certification: A BASP Outdoor Emergency First Aid certificate valid for 3 years.


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Dates & Prices

Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00
Cost (with accommodation): £225.00
Cost (no accommodation): £175.00

Is It For Me?

Suitable for outdoor professionals looking for an NGB recognised certificate and for outdoor enthusiasts looking to equip themselves for their chosen activities. Ideal for those who want a ‘hands on’ practical course.

Recognised by all UK National Governing Body Awards, Ski Patrol, Mountain Rescue and Bike Patrol.

Course Aims

To train individuals in basic first aid in an outdoor and remote environment.

We train candidates to be Safe, Confident Responders by the end of their course.

Course Content

Courses normally start at 9am and finish at approximately 5pm. Please note this course requires a certain amount of physical activity and you will need to demonstrate CPR techniques from the floor in a group environment.

We do cater for individuals with special needs.

Topics included:

  • Aims and Principles Of First Aid, Safety, Infection Avoidance
  • Incident Management, Assessing and Managing Your Casualty In The Outdoors
  • Unresponsive Casualties, Basic Life Support and CPR, Recovery Position, Seizures, Choking, Drowning
  • External Bleeding, Shock, Minor Injuries (Geared Towards a Remote Environment)
  • Injuries to Bones, Muscles And Joints (Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains And Strains)
  • Head and Spinal Injuries, Chest Injuries
  • Burns
  • Tick Borne Infection
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Medical Emergencies (Heart Attack, AED – Defibrillator Training, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes)
  • Cold Injuries Including Hypothermia
  • Other Outdoor Environmental Hazards, Hyperthermia
  • First Aid Kits


Successful candidates will be issued with a BASP certificate valid for 3 years.

What Will I Need?

We will do some outdoor scenarios in the Lodge grounds. You will need appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear; boots, waterproof jacket, waterproof trousers (which are likely to get dirty and wet), hat, gloves, head net, midge repellent (as they can be bad in the summer).


  • Waterproof jackets and trousers
  • Walking boots
  • Rucksack


Course Pre-Requisites

No previous first aid experience required.

Course Rating: 5.0 Rated 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews Read all reviews

Excellent course delivered in a very practical way. Easily the best first aid course I have attended.
Andrew Chalton Reviewed on 19/01/2016
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A great course with just the right balance of practical and theoretical content.
Alexandra Lawes Reviewed on 18/01/2016
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What’s included on your course

  • Instruction
  • Use of kit
  • Shuttle bus to Glenmore Lodge (departs Aviemore station 5:20pm on Friday and Sundays)
  • Packed lunch and afternoon tea each day
  • In-course transport

What’s included if you choose the residential option – As above PLUS

  • Bed in shared en-suite room – available from 3pm on day before your course starts *

(Single rooms may be available for a supplementary charge, please ask at reception when you arrive)

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner for each course day (except one day and back-to-back courses)
  • Use of the facilities at Glenmore Lodge
  • Linen is provided along with a towel, you may wish to bring an extra towel if you would like to use the facilities or are on a paddlesport course

Arriving at Glenmore Lodge

  • For more information on travel to the Lodge click here
  • Your first inclusive meal is breakfast (7:45 -8:30am) An evening meal is not provided on your arrival night, but bar meals are available in our Lochain bar 5pm to 9pm (5-7pm on Mondays and Tuesdays)
  • Packed lunches are collected at breakfast
  • On Mondays and Saturdays only there will be a 10 minute welcome talk at 8.15am, on other days you will meet your instructor at 9am. The daily programme of your course will be discussed with your instructor when you first meet, taking into account aspirations and prevailing weather conditions

On your last day

  • Check out time is 10am on the final day of your booking, we have changing areas, showers and left luggage facilities on site
  • All courses will finish by 5pm
  • On Fridays and Sundays we offer a drop off to Aviemore station, leaving Glenmore Lodge at 5pm, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance if you would like to book this service

*some exceptions – see detailed course notes

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