Emergency Procedures


A high level of skill in emergency techniques is required of the teacher/instructor in Outdoor Environments. This module aims to develop practical skills based on sound theoretical principles in the following areas; Aquatics, First Aid, Water safety and Land Rescue techniques and procedures. 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate competence in swimming ability. 

  2. Demonstrate practical skills in water safety and rescue.

  3. Demonstrate competent first aid, with specific reference to accidents and emergencies in outdoor activities.

  4. Describe the organisation and operation of Rescue Services in Ireland.

  5. Discuss the basic techniques involved in Mountain Rescue and the role of volunteers in these organisations.

  6. Dicsuss the theoritical and practical aspects of Emergency Procedures

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