Outdoor First Aid for Forest School and Outdoor Woodland Learning

Our Forest School and Outdoor Learning Practitioners first aid course is a 2-day (16 hour) first aid course, tailored to requirements of forest school practitioners, and includes child CPR and choking, child illness, hypothermia and outdoor scenarios.

This course concentrates on the context of ‘Outdoors’ rather than ‘Remote’, and has emphasis on young people and adult helpers. It does not deal with environments which are high altitude, or several hours from help.

Our Outdoor First Aid courses are fun, interactive and build the techniques required to confidently deal with incidents in outdoor settings. Courses can be tailored for a variety of contexts and activities and include practical outdoor scenarios.

FSTC have been delivering highly regarded Forest School, Nature Play and Nurture and Outdoor First Aid training in Scotland for ten years and are currently Scotland’s most experienced Forest School trainers. FSTC have a team of trainers and work regularly with Forestry Commission Scotland, East and Mid-Lothian Councils, Edinburgh Council, and North & South Lanarkshire councils, amongst others. Lead trainer Aline Hill is a passionate Forest School trainer and practitioner of twelve years’ experience. Her areas of particular expertise are early years, primary school and adults with health and well being issues. She holds M(Ed) distinction level, Children in the Outdoors 0-5. She currently works with an experienced team of co-leaders, assistants and developing tutors to deliver training. All have long-term experience of Forest School delivery and areas of specialist knowledge. For more information see www.forestschooltraining.co.uk. Support, consultancy and training enquiries and booking are via email application to admin@forestschoolscotland.co.uk. Invoices can be issued to a 3rd party on request. FSTC operate mailing and waiting lists – email admin@forestschoolscotland.co.uk.

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FSTC is an awarding centre with OCN WMR, ensuring high-level internal and external quality assurance processes. All our unaccredited support, CPL and consultancy work is formatively evaluated using a range of techniques both during and beyond the training process, and we are committed to co-constructing effective support and development with our clients.

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