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

Saturday 6th April 2019 – Phoenix Outdoor Centre – 9.30am – 5.30pm 

Saturday 19th October 2019 – Phoenix Outdoor Centre – 9.30am – 5.30pm

Sunday 1st December 2019 – Welsh Harp Sailing Club – 9.30am – 5.30pm

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 Instructors and Coaches (not suitable for BC L3 upwards, Moderate and Advanced White Water 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”

Contact for more details

Book the RYA First Aid Course here:

RYA 8 Hour First Aid Courses 2019

Bookings shut 1 week before the event

 16 Hour Outdoor First Aid Course


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

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

Contact us to arrange a course at Phoenix Outdoor Centre, NW9 7ND. Cost £tbc. Please let us know if you are interested  and the date you need to renew as soon as possible.

For more details contact Phil Atkinson – 07837 585798 –


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