Peak Safety deliver outdoor first aid courses from Northland to the Chatham Islands, Southland and everywhere in between.
Our Outdoor First Aid (OFA) courses challenge participants to solve emergency problems using outdoor scenarios in demanding environments.
We will come to your organisation and tailor a particular course for your staff or check the bottom of this page for our public courses.
On completion of the course, attendees will receive an electronic (pdf) first aid certificate, which is valid for 2 years. Unit standards 6401 and 6402 are available on our 1 day course and Unit Standards 6400, 6401 and 6402 are available on our 2 day course.
Outdoor First Aid (1 day)
Spend the day developing and refreshing emergency care processes in a practical manner. We use a combination of multi-media presentations, individual experiences and scenarios developed to reflect likely emergencies in your business or recreational environment.
Outdoor First Aid (2 day)
Two days of full on Outdoor First Aid allows for the development of a well-structured approach to wilderness medical care.
The programme includes the following topics and, being held in an outdoor setting, participants will need to use lateral thinking to manage emergency scenarios.
Accident site management
CPR and basic life support
Fracture assessment and treatment
Spinal assessment and treatment
Common medical conditions
Environmental conditions and management
All instruction is given by professional ski patrollers and outdoor event medics and draws on their extensive knowledge and experience.