The course is designed for those who work in the Outdoor Recreation/wilderness tourist/education industry in a leadership capacity or who are preparing to do so. This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This course places a strong emphasis on the principles of first aid, long term patient considerations and includes advanced patient treatment and care skills
This is a blended course with self-paced online learning (e-Learning) and face-to-face training. Before attending the face-to-face training, students will need to complete their e-Learning which can be done in one sitting or over several sessions. Depending on the student's learning ability, they should allow up to 3 hours for reading and e-Learning. Face-to-face training and assessment takes 8 hours per day over 5 consecutive days in a classroom environment.
The following Skill Set has been identified through consultation with the Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA), the peak body for the Outdoor Recreation industry and will be utilised as the basis for the registration requirements of programs like the National Outdoor Leader Registration Scheme (NOLRS). This course is also known as Remote Area First Aid which course satisfies the Code of Practice – First Aid in the Workplace and NSW Adventure Activity Standards.
There are no stated prerequisites for this course
You are required to:
We can provide assistance for Language, Literacy and Numeracy. If you have a Disability please contact administration on (02) 4722 2471 or info@5startraining prior to starting the course.
Associated course costs:
Due to the practical nature of the course, participants are advised to wear clothing appropriate for outdoor activities.
You will be required to bring the following items:
Fee paying students are eligible for refunds in certain cases. For more details, please refer to refund policy in the pre enrolment information.
Wilderness First Aid Management of a range of illness and injuries which includes:
Assessment for this course requires successful completion of:
(note you will be required to perform 4 minutes of CPR on a manikin placed on the floor)
Please wear comfortable clothing to the workshop as some of the practical skills require you to kneel and lay down on the floor. For the practical assessment you will role play with another student as your casualty
Any requests for recognition of prior learning will be considered by 5 Star Training & Consulting. Please contact the office on (02) 4722 2471 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak with your teacher for more information.
There are no early exit points for this course of study
Students are issued with
The skills gained in this course may be used in a wide variety of occupations that may work in remote or wilderness work environments including: outdoor guides, outdoor recreation enthusiasts; tourism; environmental management; forestry; mining exploration; the pastoral industry.
Please refer to the pre enrolment information for new students for detailed information. This can be found at www.5startraining.com.au