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ITC Forest School First Aid

Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby, Liverpool

This course has been designed for Forest School Practitioners and covers a range of first aid skills required to deal with injury and illness in a more remote environment.

It is achieved by completing a 2-day (16 hour) course. Learners attending this course can also gain a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid to meet their workplace requirements in EYFS or primary settings

​The skills and knowledge learnt on this course are contextualised to a Forest Schools setting and will be applied to adults, children and infants. There are lots of practical based scenarios to practise and apply your skills in an outdoor setting.

Over the 2 days the course will include the following:

Managing own safety in an outdoor first aid incident

Managing group safety in an outdoor setting

Assessment procedure of a casualty including primary and secondary survey

Managing an unconscious casualty

Protecting a casualty from the environment – Hypothermia and hyperthermia

Safe airway positions

CPR protocols for cardiac arrest and drowning

Use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators)

Treatment for bleeding and shock

First Aid for Burns

Dealing with fractures, head, neck and spine injuries

Medical emergencies: seizures, anaphylaxis, strokes, diabetes and asthma

Bites, stings and outdoor related infections such as Weil’s Disease

Triage and incident management in the outdoor setting

​All our courses are valid for 3 years and all our trainers have extensive qualifications and experience based in schools and the outdoors.



Jul 08 - 09 2024


9:00 am - 6:00 pm




Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby, Liverpool
Merchant Taylors' School, 186 Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool L23 0QW UK


Joanne Joveini
Joanne Joveini
07891 135137