REC Outdoor First Aid

This REC First Aid training course is specifically designed for the outdoor environment.

Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio12:1


Plas y Brenin


2 Days

Instructor Ratio


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You will learn how to be a first-responder applying practical indoor and outdoor scenario-based first aid learning to real-life situations.

It meets the First Aid requirements for HSE Emergency First Aid at Work, Mountain Training, British Canoeing, British Cycling and the Royal Yachting Association.

The Objectives 

You will become a confident First Aider in the Outdoor Environment and meet the requirements of HSE EFAW. You’ll come away from this course with the skills and knowledge to manage casualties in the outdoor environment, giving you even more confidence and enjoyment in all your adventures.

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What to Expect

This first aid training course runs for 16-hours over two days with our experienced instructors and the support of REC.

Experience Required


How Should I Prepare?

Be prepared to undertake first aid scenarios out of doors whatever the weather. Be prepared to work indoors and take notes.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.