This course is designed for those who work in the Outdoor Recreation/wilderness tourist/education industry in a leadership capacity and have already obtained a Wilderness or Remote area first aid qualification. 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
Pre theory course work & 3 days practical and assessment – recertification/upgrade pathway.
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 but you are required to:
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:
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 course learning materials, workbooks and handouts relevant to each unit.
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.
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
SISOFLD004 - Provide first aid in a remote location
SISXEMR002 - Coordinate emergency responses
Please refer to the pre enrolment information for new students for detailed information. This can be found at www.5startraining.com.au
Phone: (02) 4722 2471