Aquatic First Aid Level 2

Description

Are you interested in gaining your Aquatic First Aid Level 2?

This 16hr practical British Canoeing Awarding Body First Aid course is perfect if your active in outdoors and not close to help. it has been designed to support Paddlers,  Paddlesport Instructors, Coaches and Leaders and Guides to support you to look after your fellow paddlers in a First Aid emergency.

However you will gain much more isight in to the course syllabus if you are able to fully participate.

Do I have to be a Paddler to attend?

No the BCAB Aquatic First Aid Level 2, covers the same syllabus as other 16hr course’s. You’ll learn the fundamentals of first aid in the outdoor and water-sports environment and consider the additional needs of dealing with a First Aid emergency outdoors, gaining the skills and confidence to manage a first aid emergency. There is no requirement to go on or in the water as part of this course.

 

Who is it for?

British Canoeing, Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Wales and Canoe Association of Northern Ireland require a minimum 16 hour first aid qualification for all Tutors, Assessors, Providers,  Coaches, Guides and Leaders (who work in Moderate or Advanced conditions) as part of update requirements and recommend the 16hr course for all paddlers who venture in to more remote and challenging environments.

You can read more about the update requirements here.

You can also look at our article here about choosing the right First Aid Training. 

Who recognises it?

The Aquatic First Aid Level 2 meets the BCAB minimum registration requirements for Coaches, Guides and Leaders (up to and including Advanced Water)and meets the requirements of other National Governing Bodies and Employers It meets the requirements Institute of Outdoor Learning (Band 3) however we do encourage you to check with your employer/ other bodies before booking to ensure they will accept it.

What else do i need to know?

Successful completion of our Aquatic First Aid course leads to a qualification certificate, awarded by British Canoeing Awarding Body who has oversight of this qualification. Our experienced providers are active paddlesport coaches. The course is valid for 3 years however we recommend you practise first aid skills regularly and as a minimum on an annual basis.

The Aquatic First Aid Level 2 can be taken as a stand alone single day course if you have completed Aquatic First Aid Level 1 within the last 4 weeks (or an equivalent 1 day First Aid course) or it can be combined with the Level 1 programme over a 2 day course.

The minimum participant age is 16 years of age.

Aquatic First Aid Health and Safety

This course requires participants to undertake some degree of manual handling and physical exertion, including moving simulated casualties on the floor, performing simulated chest compressions on a manikin and moving over rough, uneven ground.

If you think that you may have a condition, which may pose a problem or may prevent you from taking a full and active part on the course, we may be able to make a reasonable adjustment.  Please see Paddles Up Training Reasonable Adjustment Policy.

Please be aware that we will discuss some real-life incidents in detail and will view some slides and video of serious medical and traumatic incidents. If this is likely to cause you distress, please discuss this with your trainer in confidence prior to the course beginning so that we can make any necessary adjustments.

Content

Please be aware that we will discuss some real-life incidents in detail and will view some slides and video of serious medical and traumatic incidents. If this is likely to cause you distress, please discuss this with your provider in confidence prior to the course beginning so that we can make any necessary adjustments.

SYLLABUS

Note the first day of a 2 day course will cover the Aquatic Level 1 Syllabus

Module 1 - First Aid Skills and Knowledge

  • Additional First Aid skills
  • Recap of first aid skills learned previously.
  • Child Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with an AED (the correct placement of AED pads and following AED instructions)
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy & Seizures
  • Poisons
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Spinal Injuries (to include Spinal Recovery position and Log Roll)
  • Module 2. Incident management

  • Environmental understanding
  • Being prepared for your environment
  • Packing and carrying equipment
  • Improvised and group shelters
  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • Exit Strategies and Group Management
  • Preparations for emergency services (e.g. ambulance, coastguard, mountain rescue etc)
  • Module 3 – Scenarios

    Course Assessment

    The Aquatic First Aid Level 2 has no formal assessment. Assessment is on-going throughout the course.

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    UK Courses

    Aquatic First Aid Level 1 & 2 Award
    • Sat 21-05-2022
      Neil Dixon
      Banbury and District Canoe Club, 11 Vicarage Gardens, Cropredy, OX17 1PJ
    Aquatic First Aid Level 1 & 2 Award
    • Sat 21-05-2022
      Philip A Hadley
      Queen's Head,, Oswestry, SY11 4EB
    Aquatic First Aid Level 1 & 2 Award
    • Sat 04-06-2022
      Philip A Hadley
      Wombourne Leisure Centre,, Ounsdale Rd, Wombourne,, Wolverhampton, WV5 8BJ
    Aquatic First Aid Level 1 & 2 Award
    • Sat 24-09-2022
      Neil Dixon
      Stanton Lakes, Broughton Road, Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire, LE9 4JA
    Aquatic First Aid Level 1 & 2 Award
    • Sat 15-10-2022
      Neil Dixon
      Royal Leamington Spa Canoe Club, Adelaide Rd, Leamington Spa, CV32 5AH
    Course Description

    Are you interested in gaining your Aquatic First Aid Level 2?

    This 16hr practical British Canoeing Awarding Body First Aid course is perfect if your active in outdoors and not close to help. it has been designed to support Paddlers,  Paddlesport Instructors, Coaches and Leaders and Guides to support you to look after your fellow paddlers in a First Aid emergency.

    However you will gain much more isight in to the course syllabus if you are able to fully participate.

    Do I have to be a Paddler to attend?

    No the BCAB Aquatic First Aid Level 2, covers the same syllabus as other 16hr course’s. You’ll learn the fundamentals of first aid in the outdoor and water-sports environment and consider the additional needs of dealing with a First Aid emergency outdoors, gaining the skills and confidence to manage a first aid emergency. There is no requirement to go on or in the water as part of this course.

     

    Who is it for?

    British Canoeing, Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Wales and Canoe Association of Northern Ireland require a minimum 16 hour first aid qualification for all Tutors, Assessors, Providers,  Coaches, Guides and Leaders (who work in Moderate or Advanced conditions) as part of update requirements and recommend the 16hr course for all paddlers who venture in to more remote and challenging environments.

    You can read more about the update requirements here.

    You can also look at our article here about choosing the right First Aid Training. 

    Who recognises it?

    The Aquatic First Aid Level 2 meets the BCAB minimum registration requirements for Coaches, Guides and Leaders (up to and including Advanced Water)and meets the requirements of other National Governing Bodies and Employers It meets the requirements Institute of Outdoor Learning (Band 3) however we do encourage you to check with your employer/ other bodies before booking to ensure they will accept it.

    What else do i need to know?

    Successful completion of our Aquatic First Aid course leads to a qualification certificate, awarded by British Canoeing Awarding Body who has oversight of this qualification. Our experienced providers are active paddlesport coaches. The course is valid for 3 years however we recommend you practise first aid skills regularly and as a minimum on an annual basis.

    The Aquatic First Aid Level 2 can be taken as a stand alone single day course if you have completed Aquatic First Aid Level 1 within the last 4 weeks (or an equivalent 1 day First Aid course) or it can be combined with the Level 1 programme over a 2 day course.

    The minimum participant age is 16 years of age.

    Aquatic First Aid Health and Safety

    This course requires participants to undertake some degree of manual handling and physical exertion, including moving simulated casualties on the floor, performing simulated chest compressions on a manikin and moving over rough, uneven ground.

    If you think that you may have a condition, which may pose a problem or may prevent you from taking a full and active part on the course, we may be able to make a reasonable adjustment.  Please see Paddles Up Training Reasonable Adjustment Policy.

    Please be aware that we will discuss some real-life incidents in detail and will view some slides and video of serious medical and traumatic incidents. If this is likely to cause you distress, please discuss this with your trainer in confidence prior to the course beginning so that we can make any necessary adjustments.

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