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BORDERLANDS OUTDOOR

Borderlands Outdoor provides high quality first aid and navigation courses for individuals and workplaces. Our tutors are experienced outdoor pursuits professionals with the credentials to back up their tuition.

All of our first aid courses are nationally accredited and awarded through ITC First Aid, a well established and reputable awarding body, meaning that the HSE recommendations for due diligence in selecting a first aid provider have already been taken care of.

Our first aid training provision includes the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work, 3 day First Aid at Work and 2 day Outdoor First Aid, the only nationally accredited and externally verified outdoor specific first aid qualification in the UK.

Our navigation courses are delivered by a qualified Mountain Leader and are tailored to the individual needs of our learners, meaning that we can teach beginners to experienced hikers. We offer National Navigation Award Scheme courses as well as bespoke training.

Places can be booked on our open courses or we can provide private courses for your group at preferential rates. We'll be glad to discuss your private booking: just search Borderlands Outdoor to contact us directly through our website.

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Borderlands Outdoor training courses

5 training courses found

Introduction to Navigation (NNAS Bronze Award)

This 2 day course will introduce a range of strategies for navigating in low lying countryside. Participants will learn to interpret a map to plan a safe and enjoyable route, what to do if they become lost and learn basic compass skills to complement their new found map skills.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
Outdoor First Aid: ITC Level 3
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This 2 day / 16 hour course is aimed at outdoor professionals and recreational outdoor enthusiasts. Students will learn how to manage a first aid incident in more remote settings where professional help may be some time arriving.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Next Step Navigation (NNAS Silver)

This course is an ideal progression from our Introduction to Navigation course, although you don't have to have completed the introductory course if you already have some understanding of navigation in the countryside. You will learn how to navigate more to the landforms around you and will develop the confidence to head off the beaten track in more open countryside.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 2 days
  • Study mode: Full time
SQA Level 5 Emergency First Aid at Work
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This one day course meets the first aid needs of many small and low risk workplaces. Learners will be able to manage a number of major first aid incidents in the workplace and beyond.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

This 3 day / 18 hour course meets the first aid cover requirements of most workplaces. Students will learn how to manage major and minor first aid incidents in the workplace and beyond.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Different durations are available for this course
  • Study mode: Full time | Part time