Wilderness First Aid Australia
03 9005 7172
0429 182 222
[email protected]

Wilderness First Responder Recert

Date: 20 November 2021 00:00

Details:

COURSE OUTLINE

Course - 4-Day Wilderness First Responder Recert

Date(s) - 20-23 November 2021

Venue – St Joseph's College - Outdoor Education Campus

Address – 1389 Upper Colo Rd, Upper Colo, NSW. 2756

Venue contact – Paul Bryant - 02 4565 9246 m: 0450 286 011 e: [email protected]

Web: http://www.joeys.org/outdoor-education/colo/

Materials - ALL course materials will be distributed Day 1

Tuition - $565.00

Venue fee: $30

Accom - Optional bunkstyle (included in venue fee)

Catering - Self-catering, limited cold storage available

Times -  ALL students are required to enrol at 3.45pm Day 1 (Sunday 20 Nov) of the course. THIS IS A NEW PROGRAM.

Timetable - Day one 2011/21 - 4pm to 8.30pm - 8am to 5pm each other day

COVID 19 - THIS VENUE IS A COVID SAFE VENUE AND ALL STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY VACCINATED TO ATTEND THIS PROGRAM.

NOTE: As a part of COVID-19 measures and student protection ALL students are required to purchase a $22 COVID pack which includes (2 x surgical masks, safety glasses and 250ml hand sanitiser). WFAA does not allow sharing of sanitiser via a community source.

Conditions for this program -
Students MUST provide copies of their Wilderness First Respnder (80hr) certificate prior to enrolling. If no units of competency are provided WFAA requires a copy of previous course attended, CV, transcript and any other supporting evidence. As Wilderness First Responder programs are International (outside the VET system) WFAA will determine whether RPL can be given for parts of this program.

Course details:

This program recertifies current Wilderness First Responder (80hr) trained participants (or equvelent) to extend their qualification for a further 3 years. This three day scenario-based course is designed as review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides wilderness first aiders with current updates in the wilderness medicine field. CPR/AED refresher training is included on this course.

This course is designed specifically to refresh your skills and provide you with the tools to make critical first aid and evacuation decisions in remote locations. Half of your time will be spent completing practical skills, case studies and scenarios designed to challenge your decision making abilities.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS PRE COURSE WORK IN THE FORM A BOOKLET THAT WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE COURSE START. THIS BOOKLET TAKES APPROXIMATELY 5 HOURS.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued to students who do not complete the full course, listing the unit they have completed.

NOTE: The Safe Work Australia First Aid Model Code of Practice requires employers to ensure that their nominated first aiders attend training on a regular basis to remain current. The Code of Practice recommends that refresher training in CPR/AED should be undertaken annually from the date of issue and first aid qualification should be renewed every three years from the date of issue to maintain currency.

Assessment:

Students will undergo:

  • 77 question multiple choice WFR written test
  • CPR/AED practical test
  • WFR practical test

Upon successful completion of all assessment tasks, students will be issued with a Nationally Accredited 'Statement of Attainment' provided by Australian Institute of Leadership and Safety (AILS) RTO # 45354 - https://www.ails.edu.au/
Students will also recieve a (50hr) WFAA - Wilderness First Aid OR (60hr) WFAA - Leaders Wilderness First Aid (LWFA) certificate of attendance.

 

-   WFAA SUPPLIES A LIMITED AMOUNT OF GEAR FOR INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSES ONLY!

To ensure ALL students get the most out of their learning participants should bring ALL their own personal equipment (not limited to the list below) to gain a lot stronger understanding and familiarity with how to respond in an emergency situation.

What to Bring (minimum)

  • Warm/appropriate clothing to be outside. Please DO NOT wear your best outdoor clothing as you will be outside on the ground and stage makeup will be used which can stain if no washed.
  • Sleeping bag
  • Foam mat, Thermorest, insulation
  • Wet weather gear
  • Small tarp, tent flye, hootchi, (some sort of shelter protection)
  • Sun protection – 30+SPF/Zinc
  • Water bottle
  • Backpack
  • Pen, paper
  • Watch with second hand
  • 2 x spare jumpers and t-shirts for padding for splints
  • Walking poles, paddles - gear you would normally have with you outdoors that you can use to improvise splints
  • If the course has an accommodation option, please bring sleeping bag/linen, pillow and towel, etc.

To maximise participant learning ensure you wear OLD clothing, it may be a good idea to source clothing from a second hand clothing or ‘Opportunity Shop’ beforehand.Throughout the course we use stage makeup and it states that it does not stain clothing/material this may not always be the case.

  • If you have chosen to self cater, please bring a packed lunch and snacks, as breaks are short and most venues do not have food available close by.

Other topics inc:

  • Introduction & Medical Legal Issues
  • Patient Assessment & Basic Life support
  • Advanced vital signs assessment
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Spinal Injury
  • Rolls & lifts
  • Spineboards/litters packaging
  • Wilderness Focussed Spine Assessment
  • Head Injury
  • Wilderness Wound Management
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Cold injuries & Illness
  • Heat Illnesses
  • Australian Bites & Stings
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Advanced Vital Signs
  • Medications
  • Injectables
  • Adult CPR/EAR Wilderness Specific

 

‘See you on Day One’

Regards

Instructor Team

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Positions: Positions available

Cost: $565 tuitio PLUS $30 Venue Fee, Self-catering

Location: SJC, 1389 Upper Colo Rd, Upper Colo, NSW. 2756

Contact: Please contact the office directly for available positions - p: 03 9005 7172, m: 0429 182 222 or e: [email protected]

Conditions: Must hold a current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certificate or equivalent