Emergency First Aid for Ramblers and Hill Walkers (1 day certificated course)


Who is this course suitable for?

This course is designed for anyone who wishes to learn sufficient knowledge and expertise to save and support life in the event of an accident or sudden illness, and fulfills the HSE requirements for first aid for appointed persons. The course focuses on the particular accidents and injuries those who are walking on country paths or low hills and moorland below 2000 ft. may encounter. The course looks at the particular problems you may face providing basic first aid and summoning assistance in a rural, semi remote and remote locations. This course is suitable for the semi serious and occasional hill walker and rambler, if you are planning a trek above 2000ft then we recommend at least one of your party has completed a HSE recognised 4 day first aid course

What the course covers

Managing an incident in remote/ semi- remote locations
Care and assessment of an unconscious causality
Control of Bleeding
Exposure/ Hypothermia
Fractures, Burns and Scolds
Sprain and Strains
Asthma, Allergic reactions

Additional Information

In accordance with HSE guidelines this course must last a minimum of 4 hours. This course covers a lot of specific incidents and runs for a full day including practical assessment. On completion of the course and a short practical assessment you will gain a certificate, which is valid for 3 years

Course Costs

The course costs £15 per person with a minimum number of 4 persons and a maximum number of 10 persons.


We can run this course at your own venue or in national park/ public woodland near you. If run in a rural setting (which we recommend) then you will have to get to the arranged location by your own means. The location will be arranged prior to the course and will be as near to your location as is possible.