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Bags First Aid

Scottish First Aid Association
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Tel: 0131 333 4597     Email:

Bags First Aid

Scottish First Aid
Association Member

Tel: 0131 333 4597  Email:


Various courses for those needing to cover outdoor scenarios.  Suitable for BELA, BASI, MLTB, RYA, SCA, Mountain biking and Forest Schools

1 Day Courses from     £420

2 Day Courses from     £800       

Each course provides 12 places

Here at Bags First Aid we love the outdoors. When not delivering First Aid training we are out and about, hill-walking, mountain biking, canoeing, snorkelling, rock climbing, road cycling, camping or just exploring. Last winter we took up skiing and spent time in the arctic cross-country skiing.

Content of 12 hour course:


Emergency environment risk assessment

Unconscious casualty

Common causes of unconsciousness

Diagnosis of an unconscious casualty

Treatment of a breathing unconscious casualty, the recovery position


Common causes of external bleeding

Treatment of external bleeding including foreign body in wound and nose bleeds

Common causes of internal injuries

Diagnosis of internal injuries

Treatment of internal injuries


Diagnosis of clinical shock in a casualty

Treatment for shock


Common cause of burns in both domestic and workplace environment

Diagnosis of burns

Treatment of burns including chemical burns


Diagnosis of a choking casualty

Treatment of a choking casualty who remains conscious

Treatment of a choking casualty who becomes unconscious

Aftercare of choking casualties

Asthma Attack

Diagnosis of Asthma attack

Treatment of an Asthma attack casualty

Use of medication

When to call an ambulance


Commonly encountered poisons

Diagnosis of a poisoned casualty

Treatment of poisoning

Anaphylactic Shock

Common causes of anaphylactic shock

Treatment of anaphylactic shock in a casualty

Strains and Sprains

Common causes of strains and sprains

Diagnosis of strains and sprains

Treatment of strains and sprains


Recognising a casualty is getting cold

Preventing Hypothermia outside

Treating Hypothermia

Fits and seizures

Common causes of fits and seizures

Diagnosis of fits and seizures

Treatment of fits and seizures

Electric Shock

Common causes of electric shock both in and outside

Diagnosis of an electric shock

Treatment of electric shock


Diagnosis of a non-breathing casualty

Treatment casualty who is not breathing


Methods to reduce cross infection between First Aider and casualty

First Aid Kits

The Law relating to First Aid provision in the workplace

Packaging of First Aid kits

Content of First Aid kits

Maintenance of First Aid

First Aid Kits for Outdoor use

The course includes handouts that summarise the above topics and include a list of First Aid items, a resuscitation wall-chart is also included.  Additionally candidates have the opportunity to purchase a First Aid manual with the course.

Certificates awarded to successful candidates are valid for three years.


Outdoor First Aid courses

Paediatric First Aid book

Give us a call on 0131 333 4597 if you have any questions about the training or would like to book a First Aid course.  Training can be tailored to your company’s requirements, and is usually held at your premises to suit.  Philip Bagnall


Courses are relaxed and delivered using practical demonstration and role play.  All courses include hand outs to support learning.

As a care provider, we were registered with Care Commission Scotland and therefore have extensive knowledge of the Care Standards and the needs of care organisations.  Find out more.....

Emergency First Aid course from £350 provide 12 places

Infection control measures on all First Aid coursesInfection_Control.html