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Leader 1st Aid Training

posted 11 Feb 2015, 09:24 by Sam Scott   [ updated 11 Feb 2015, 09:27 ]

Scout leaders are required as part of their training to undertake a first aid course, every 3 years. This usually takes place at Youlbury and is scout run in a first responder style. For 1st Standlake & Cokethorpe Sea Scouts, this can be an issue, as this is a scouting only recognised qualification, if any leaders become RYA or BCU instructors, they require a HSE recognised course. Additionally as we spend 4 months over the summer sailing and kayaking each week, we felt it would also be beneficial to have part of the course directed at water related first aid. ...

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