First Aid

First Aid Certification

Ignite First Aid with ITC

Ignite is an approved trained with ITC who are an awarding body accrediting QCF qualifications regulated by Ofqual & SQA.
We are able to offer a number of First Aid qualifications and First Aid certifications which compliment our core training delivery to offer a holistic offering all under the Ignite umbrella. We offer combined Forest School level 3 and Outdoor First aid packages, as well as stand alone courses. We combine running courses at our fantastic facilities at Dare Valley Park or can arrange bespoke group bookings at your venue.

Please see our First Aid training packages below:

Forest School First Aid - (2 Days)

This qualification has been developed with the support of the SQA for the requirement of the worker or practitioner in Scotland’s outdoor environment. It is suitable for workers in the forests or glens of the Highlands & Islands and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.

ITC External Accreditation

This qualification is accredited by the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority). It is built by combining 2 mandatory units of assessment in one coherent training package. This is the only Outdoor First Aid qualification that is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon a national qualifications framework.

  • Unit 1 Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (U074 04): This unit can lead to a qualification suitable for Emergency First Aid at Work (SCQF) purposes and this additional certificate will be provided by request at then end of the course delivery.
  • Unit 2 First Aid for Outdoor Incident Management (U422 04): Completion of this unit content leads to the ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid qualification. 
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) QCF Level 2

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EFAW - QCF Level 2 - 6 hrs (1 day)

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to understand the role of the first aider including reference to:

  • The importance of preventing cross infection.
  • The need for recording incidents and actions.
  • Use of available equipment.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure).
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR.
  • Administer first to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Provide appropriate first for minor injuries

First Aid at Work (FAW) QCF Level 3 - 18 hours (3 day)

Day 1 EFAW as above, with further 2 days (12 hours) content for FAW

Provide emergency First Aid at work Administer first aid to a casualty with:

  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, included suspected spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes.

Paediatric First Aid QCF Level 3 - 12+hours (2 day)

This course is for those who might have to identify and manage emergency situations or manage minor everyday occurrences when looking after pre-puberty children. This qualification meets Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings and is one of those linked to in the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) document which comes into force on 01/09/14.

The statutory document requires at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate ‘to be on the premises and available at all times when children are present, and must accompany children on outings’.

It also represents the best practice first aid qualification to hold for staff who look after all ages of primary school children.
Qualification Structure:

  • Unit 1 Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Unit 2 Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies.

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