What qualifications are you training towards?

 

Outdoor First aid Award

16hr course with emphasis on outdoor applications and scenarios. This is a prerequisite for most NGB courses.

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What will this allow me to do?

This course allows you to confidently and efficiently tend to casualties in work capacities and beyond. You will be up to date with current guidelines and have an understanding of how to adapt in different environments and circumstances. This course is a prerequisite of most NGB awards but is also good practice for social participation in outdoor activities.

Where will I be doing it?

One of the first qualifications that you will complete during your programme. This course will be held in France at a multitude of locations in order to replicate on-the-job scenarios.

What does this entail?

A hands on first aid course with life-like simulations. You will be brought up to date with current guidelines and gain an understanding of how to apply these techniques in an array of challenging and dynamic environments.

Enhanced DBS

A legal requirement enabling you to work with all ages and vulnerable groups.

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What will this allow me to do?

This is a legal document that shows your suitability for working with children and vulnerable adults. It is required by all employers before they can enable you to work with groups.

Where will I be doing it?

This is an online application form that can be completed at any time throughout the course.

What does this entail?

A disclosure check that is carried out by the government showing your suitability for working with children and vulnerable adults. Once you have filled in your personal details, a background check will be carried out to ensure that you don’t have any criminal records that may impede your ability to work with such groups.

Food Hygiene

For all food handlers who prepare and serve food directly to the consumer. Job roles in residential centres often involve the preparation and delivery of lunch to the clients so this is a great certificate to have!

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What will this allow me to do?

This certificate shows that you have undergone the correct training and understand the procedures that are involved when working with food. Preparing and serving food is a common part of an outdoor instructors job role, as often meals are consumed in remote locations. It is vital that you have the relevant knowledge in order to keep both clients and colleagues safe when handling food both in the kitchen and beyond. .

Where will I be doing it?

This is an online application form that can be completed at any time throughout the course.

What does this entail?
Short tutorials followed by an online test to ensure you have read and understand the relevant methods and procedures that are required when preparing and serving food to clients.

Child Protection / Safeguarding module

To keep in line with current UK standards and company procedures. Anyone who works alongside children has a responsibility to keep them from harm’s way. This e-learning course will help you understand the role you will play in safeguarding children.

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What will this allow me to do?

This course informs you of current procedures that are in place to protect children from harm’s way. It’s a requirement for anyone who works alongside children as it informs you of what to do should a child disclose personal information or should you suspect that they have been subject to harm.

Where will I be doing it?

This is an online application form that can be completed at any time throughout the course.

What does this entail?
Short tutorials followed by an online test to ensure you have read and understand the responsibilities that you have when working with children.