Firstaid courses

Adventure Dolphin offers a variety of First Aid courses, which can be tailored to your needs. We specialize in Outdoor Activities and our instructors have many years of combined experience in paddlesport, sailing and mountaineering. The choice is between an Aquatic First Aid course or a general purpose Outdoor First Aid qualification. Aquatic First Aid is valid for British Canoeing coaches and other organizations, Outdoor Pursuits is accepted by British Canoeing, Mountain Training and others. Apart from instructors, the course could be useful or a potential lifesaver for those whose passion is the outdoors.

Please check our calendar for upcoming courses here ...calendar of events

Should  you have any questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0118 440 3038.

 

BCU Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid

The British Canoeing (BCU Lifeguards) Aquatic First Aid Courses cover the requirements in First Aid for paddlesport coaches. All active and up-to-date coaches recognized by British Canoeing need an in-date first aid award to complement their coaching activities. British canoeing coaches, apart from a level 1 supervised coach, need either an 8 hour (level 1 unsupervised and level 2) or 16 hours for level 3 coaches and above. The courses, developed and administered by the BCU Lifeguards. Please note that the price of the certificate is included – this is not true for all courses advertised as certificates can cost up to £18.

 

BCU Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 1

Provides basic level of knowledge and skills.

  • Valid for three years
  • 8 hour certificated course
  • No formal assessment (on-going throughout the course)
  • Minimum age 14 years

 

BCU Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 2

Provides an 'intermediate' level of knowledge and skills where advanced assistance may be delayed

  • Valid for three years
  • 16 hour certificated course
  • No formal assessment (on-going throughout the course)
  • Minimum age 16 years

 

Outdoor Pursuits First Aid Course - 16 hours

The blended course is taught in two segments, the first being an online course followed by a 8-hour classroom session, giving you the required 16 contact hours. You MUST perform part one (online) before you attend the part two (classroom) session. This course is suitable for and accepted by British Canoeing for L3 coaches and above

If I can get enough participants interested (min 6 – max 12) I am hoping to run the classroom session for this course on Saturday 29 October.

Course Cost: Online course £28:95 less £2:89 with our student discount code actual cost £26:06

Classroom day £40:00 Total course cost £66:06. This price is for members only

If you would like to do this course please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Email me to confirm you would like to attend, please include your full name, date of birth

and a contact telephone number, for course registration purposes

Step 2: As soon as I have the min 6 required to go ahead I will email you the instructions to

register for the online training. You will be give a discount code at this stage which makes the online course cheaper.

Step 3: You purchase and complete the online training prior to attending classroom session.


Step 4: Attend classroom session

Step 5: You will receive your certification following successful completion of both the on-line

classroom elements of this course

If you wish to book a place on this course or have any further questions,

please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call me on 0779 305 0621.

(Cliff Coombes)

 

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