Courses we offer
Our courses are designed to be engaging, creative and challenging. Cloudberry Medical is an approved provider of ITC first aid courses that are OfQual and SQA approved. This means we deliver a range of environment or sector specific, well resourced, tailored courses that are rigorously monitored. We are also a member of the Association of First Aiders.
You can read about the type of courses we offer below. We can also work with you to create tailored programmes or provide skills refresher training of various kinds. Group and in-house training can be arranged. If you are interested in something arranged on an individual or group basis please get in touch through our contact page.
All our course fees include registration and certification, specific training manuals for your course and use of first aid or other equipment.
"I have done first aid courses in the past but this exceeded all expectations. The experience of working outside was amazing in bringing first aid to life for me" (Outdoor Course Participant 2012)
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Why would I want to do this course?
This 8 hour course will provide you with essential life saving skills in the context of outdoor settings and activities. It assumes you may be up to 30 minutes waiting for help to arrive.
An additional short module (of around 2-3 hours) in the use of external automated defibrillators (AEDs) can be added offering a dual qualification of Outdoor Emergency First Aid and AED use.
What would I do on this course?
Around 70% of the 8 hour course will be spent in interactive, practical activity. It will be delivered by qualified teachers and trainers who also have practical first aid experience in a variety of outdoor settings.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
Assess the situation so you can act safely and effectively in an emergency
• Assess the situation so you can act safely and effectively in an emergency
• Take, record and monitor vital signs
• Deal with the unconscious person
• Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
• Deal with someone who is choking
• Administer first aid to someone who is wounded, bleeding and suffering from shock
• Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
• Protect and insulate a casualty
• Record and report incidents
• Appreciate how to prevent cross infection
• Use available equipment
Assessment is continuous through each section of the programme.
What's included in the price?
Included in the price is the use of recommended first aid materials, an easy to follow individual course booklet and one CPR training manikin per 2 participants. You will also receive an accredited, recognised certificate, issued by ITC an awarding body, valid for 3 years.
I have a group needing training can you meet their workplace needs?
There is some flexibility in the content of the course and the context in which it may be used can be brought into the training. If you require a more specific course please contact us or have a look at our other courses. We can deliver this course over one weekend, split weekends or weekdays.
Does the course fulfill National Governing Body requirements?
This course may be recognised as a suitable level of qualification for some outdoor activities. Check with your National Governing Body or employer. If you require a 16 hour contact course that does meet National Governing Body needs see the Outdoor First Aid Course (16 Hours)
How do I keep my qualification valid?
To remain valid there is a requirement for you to be retrained every 3 years. Additionally, it is recommended that you undergo an annual refresher course.