Advanced Outdoor First Aid

3 Day Advanced Outdoor First Aid courses

Our 3 day advanced first aid courses are aimed at training outdoor professionals and travellers who operate overseas in wilderness environments that are far from help. We have approached this course with our own vast experience of leading overseas expeditions knowing what situations you are likely to face and with what kit you are likely to be carrying. To that end the course is designed for first-aiders, but because you may find yourself in some pretty remote places with few resources readily to hand, with experienced trainers leading this course we go beyond the realms of traditional first aid.  We aim to give delegates on this course the skills and the confidence to face a whole host of situations from managing trauma to the very common problems of an upset stomach.

Our Advanced Outdoor First Aid training ….

  • Will revalidate ALL NGB awards (eg MCI, Mountain Leader, RCI, HML, BCU, BASI ski instructor, Mountain Bike Leader, Local Cave and Mine Leader etc)
  • Is suitable for school teachers/DofE leaders, HF holidays’ & Ramblers’ leaders 
  • Meets the standards set by the Institute of Outdoor Learning at band 4
Advanced Outdoor First Aid - casualty monitoring
casualty management in the outdoors

3 Day Advanced Outdoor First Aid - course objectives

This course covers everything in our two day outdoor first aid courses but at a more advanced level and with extra content. Course objectives include:

    • Pre-trip planning with a view to managing medical emergencies
    • Vital Signs – how to make informed decisions
    • Primary and secondary surveys
    • Airway management
    • Casualty monitoring
    • CPR with the use of AED (defibrillators)
    • Bleeding and catastrophic bleed management
    • Fracture management
    • Pain management considerations
    • Snake bites
    • Altitude sickness
    • Common conditions – asthma, diabetes, seizures, strokes
    • Managing sickness
    • Triage first aid
Price: £210
Course fee includes first aid manual and first aid certificate valid for three years.
      • Interactive hands on practical training indoors and out
      • Use of recommended first aid kit
      • Easy to follow individual course booklet
      • An accredited, recognised certificate valid for 3 years


These course run from our venues in the Peak District and Sheffield. 

Course dates

Currently no courses are scheduled, but do get in touch if this is something you think you might like to join us for.

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Group bookings

We are able to take group bookings for these courses. Let us know where and when you need a course running and we will happily offer you a course tailored to your needs and a competitive quote for our services. Group rates include a first aid manual and first aid certificate (valid for three years) for all participants.

Liz Fullilove
Liz Fullilove
A really enjoyable and practical course. Both Will and Phil were excellent instructors. The support and encouragement throughout was top class. I’d recommend Will4Adventure to anyone.
Mrs HC Hidden
Mrs HC Hidden
This was my first Outdoor First Aid course and I will not be looking to any other providers when I need to renew: Will and Phil were superb in terms of their expertise, the planned interleaving of learning for reinforcement, and their balance between encouragement and challenge to develop our skills and confidence in responding to a first aid event outdoors. First rate.
Jeremy Curnier
Jeremy Curnier
A very practical and insightful 2 day outdoor first aid course with Will4Adventure. The venue and equipment were great and Lizzy Cod ran the course very thoroughly and with a great sense of humour. It was my first time on a First Aid course and I learnt huge amounts and came away feeling much more aware of how to deal with emergency situations when and if they are to occur. I would highly recommend and thank you to Lizzy and the Will4Adventure team.
Mike Williams
Mike Williams
Really good 16 hour first aid refresher with Stu & Ian. Highly recommended!
David Crout
David Crout
Really superb two day course on outdoor first aid. Lots of practical scenarios to help learn and remember the material. A lot of fun as well! Highly recommended
scott woods
scott woods
My course with lizzie was honestly the best first aid course I've had to date! She delivers it in a manner you understand and makes it fun at the same time. I have walked away feeling filled with so much more knowledge and confidence to face first aid if it was needed in the outdoors! Thankyou and I look forward to seeing you again!
Kate Allen
Kate Allen
Will was a fantastic instructor; entertaining and clearly extremely knowledgeable. I feel he passed on more information than was required for simply ticking the box.
Sarah Cassie
Sarah Cassie
An energetic, hands-on approach to learning emergency first aid. Knowledge and skills are built up through lots of practical sessions, including outdoors. First-rate instructors. Highly recommended.
Chris Clayton-Knott
Chris Clayton-Knott
Totally excellent course. The gentleman was friendly and kept us alert with scenarios. It was a really interesting day. I totally recommend the course.
Robin Kilvington
Robin Kilvington
Just completed my 16 hour outdoor first aid course with Lizzy from Will4Adventure First Aid. Great course, brilliantly delivered. Lots of knowledge shared & scenarios acted out to reinforce the skills gained. Will definitely be using again in 3 years time & recommending to outdoorsy colleagues.