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January 2017

REC Level 2 First Aid


Tollymore National Outdoor Centre




09:15 to 16:30


£158.50  (Convert)

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.

About the Event

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

What to Bring

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

Contact and Booking

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

For more information about REC Level 2 First Aid, click here.

Contact Us
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Tollymore National Outdoor Centre

32 Hilltown Road Bryansford Newcastle
+44(0)28 4372 2158

Directions from Newcastle: Follow B 180 towards Newry. Tollymore National Outdoor Centre is approx 1.5 miles after Bryansford village on the left.

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