Support for coaches: First Aid Training Course aimed at North Area Clubs – 14 and 16 June, partially funded by SOA

As part of our commitment to restarting the sport and supporting coaches, we have organised a partially funded First Aid course for coaches. Due to corona virus, the usually 1 day course will take place by blended learning in 3 parts with self-guided online learning, part tutor led online learning (14 June) and then face to face assessment in Nairn (16 June) The qualification obtained will be Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

To remove barriers to coaches becoming licenced with British Orienteering and to ensure our coaching workforce have up to date First Aid qualifications we have partially funded this course. The cost to the coach/participant will be £50, this will be invoiced and paid prior to the course by 9 June. Preference will be given to our coaching community however if spaces allow we will open to active members. Be in touch with if this applies to you.

To sign up for your place on the 1 day First Aid course, register here:

Closing date for registration is 9 June.

The course is delivered by 

Course Details

The course is a blended learning course in 3 part

1. Self-led online module which must be completed prior to 14 June. You will be sent the link once registered for the course.

2. Online delivery 2-3 hrs in the morning of 14 June. Due to the demand for First Aid training nationally, we have no flexibility with the dates.

3. Face to face assessment done in pairs, over a day. Each pair given a time slot. The face to face assessment will take place on 16 June at the Nairn Community Centre.

4. As restrictions levels are changeable, please register for the course assuming you can attend. We can assess the restrictions which may be imposed closer to the deadline date.