REC Level 2 First Aid

10 June
Who is the course for?
Both the signed and non-signed REC courses are perfect for those who require first aid training to enable them to work in an outdoor environment. All the REC courses run at Tollymore have a bias towards caring for people in a remote environment on land or water.

A two-day course (16 hours).

Course summary:
The Emergency First Aid Course is certified for three years and is an entry point for the REC scheme. It is the approved course for RYA, BCU, MLTB. It is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The

Course includes:
The fundamental workings of the body, in particular the heart, lungs and airway
Assessing a casualty
Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident
Awareness of delayed medical help and adverse environmental conditions
Important points to note:
The course will start promptly at 9.15am
Accommodation will be available to check in at lunchtime (i.e. 1pm)
The course will involve a short evening session from 7pm until 9pm
The course will finish no later than 4.30pmon hte second day.

Outline programme:
First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:

Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • cpr
Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries
Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes • Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
Rescue: transportation • communication


You'll just need to bring your own waterproofs and warm clothes.

Provider: Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

Location: Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

Contact: Book online now or contact the Centre on +44 (028) 4372 2158 or email us at


From £158.50. Your course will be fully catered and will include accommodation in one our beautiful bedrooms overlooking the views of the majestic Mournes. It will also include use of all equipment, instruction, certificates and you'll even get one (or two!!) of our famous chocolate brownies.

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