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.

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
  • Patient assessment
  • 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.