Please contact the BASP office to apply for a place as there is a vetting process to complete . Visit www.basp.org.uk
Qualification Level – 2 days
Our newly designed Advanced First Aid course specifically created for individuals wishing to further their skills beyond the basic first aider. A practical 2 day skills course aiming to improve your knowledge and confidence in dealing with pre-hospital care situations within a remote environment. Major outdoor scenarios will be covered use of a wide range of medical equipment, scene management and triage.
Ideal for anyone looking to improve their first aid knowledge beyond that of basic first aid. For Bike patrols, ski patrols, event cover and mountain rescue. Also for the developing instructor who has done a number of basic first aid courses and is looking to improve whist still satisfying their NGB requirements. Any candidates wishing to work towards the BASP Emergency Medical Technician Course or Casualty Care Course. BASP EMT course is booked through BASP directly but it is run at Glenmore Lodge. For more information, click here
PLEASE NOTE: There are some pre-requisites to this course. We will expect Individuals to already hold a valid 2 day/16hr first aid certificate and have done at least 2 previous courses in basic first aid. This is because we need candidates to have a high standard of basic life support skills in order to complete the course. It would also be advantageous to have some outdoor first aid experience. There will be some pre-course reading and study required before attending the course.
Assessment: Prior learning of basic first aid will be continually assessed and a formal written paper and gases assessment will have to be passed to achieve the qualification.
Certification: BASP Advanced First Aid certificate valid for 2 years AND a BASP Outdoor Emergency First Aid Certificate valid for 3 years.
PLEASE NOTE: there may be an evening scenario planned for the course after 8pm. If you are not planning to stay at Glenmore Lodge, please bear in mind this might be a requirement.