First Aid for MBLA
First Aid training must be provided by organisations approved by HSE for purposes of First Aid training, and delivered by staff who are registered with that organisation as First Aid Trainers/Assessors.
Courses must be a minimum of 12 hours, with no sessions shorter than 2 hours.
Courses must include:
*action at an incident
*management of an unconscious
*treatment and control of bleeding
*treatment of injuries to bones, muscles and joints
*recognition and treatment of shock
*treatment of choking
*recognition and treatment of common illnesses
*contents of First Aid box
The course must contain material relevant to the outdoor environment.
Click here to download a list of First Aid training providers which meet the above criteria and are recognised as appropriate for the First Aid and Safety element of this award. If in doubt about the suitability of a first aid qualification please supply a copy of the syllabus to Scottish Cycling for approval.