First Aid courses with Phoenix Outdoor Centre in 2018

RYA 8 Hour First Aid Course

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The Phoenix Outdoor Centre is running RYA First Aid courses (8 hours) on:

Sunday 24th February 2019 – Phoenix Outdoor Centre – 9.30am – 5.30pm

Sunday 15th April 2018 – Welsh Harp Sailing Club – 9.30am – 5.30pm – 2019 dates tbc

Saturday 6th October 2018 – Phoenix Outdoor Centre – 9.30am – 5.30pm – 2019 dates tbc

Sunday 2nd December 2018 – Welsh Harp Sailing Club – 9.30am – 5.30pm – 2019 dates tbc

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

Participants will be issued with a current edition of the ‘New’ RYA First Aid Manual.  We will provide tea / coffee and biscuits, please bring your own packed lunch.

The course is recognised as suitable for RYA Instructors and BC / UKCC Coaches (not suitable for BC L3 upwards, 4* & 5* River Leaders working in remote areas – see course below). The course is also suitable for anyone who wants to be able to help their fellow man, when in need of emergency assistance.

The course covers:

  • CPR to current protocols.
  • Defibrillator training
  • Drowning
  • Prioritising and Stabilising Casualties
  • Bleeding
  • Hypovolemic Shock
  • Exposure and Immersion Hypothermia
  • Cold Water Shock
  • Monitoring Casualties
  • Breathing Difficulties
  • Fractures & Dislocations
  • And More……..

Cost £85 / £65 for Phoenix CC members and WHSA member organisations / £30 for PCC Coaches

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Comments from some of our attendees:

“Good delivery and very ‘hands-on'”

“I found the course enjoyable and more interactive than some previously done”

“Much better than the last First Aid course I attended”

“First Aid courses can be dull – this was lively”

Book the RYA First Aid Course here:

Booking button for 2019 courses to follow. Contact for details of advertised February 2019 course

RYA 8 Hour First Aid Courses 2018

 16 Hour Outdoor First Aid Course


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We are running a 16 hour Outdoor First Aid course which is suitable for anyone who works in the outdoor environment and NGB approved training for Moderate Water and Advanced Water river leaders (4* & 5*) and Level 3 Coaches. Run by a qualified First Aid trainer who works in the outdoors every day and operated under a full quality assurance process.

The course covers the same syllabus as the above 8 hour course, but includes practical on water and on land training, testing your skills in the environment you work in.

Weekend 5th & 6th January 2019 at Phoenix Outdoor Centre, NW9 7ND. Cost £115. Please let us know if you are interested  and the date you need to renew as soon as possible.

Book the 16 hour Outdoor First Aid Course here:

For more details contact Phil Atkinson – 07837 585798 –


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