A First Aid qualification is desirable for all Leaders now and will be essential for all Leaders applying for or renewing warrants.
Moreover, anyone in Surrey must have a current First Aid qualification to support an authorisation to lead adventurous activities, ie Flying, Caving, Mountaineering (climbing, abseiling, hillwalking and mountain biking) and all Water activities.
Contact Chris on – 07958 760011, for advice on First Aid generally.
The County Training Team may be able to offer First Aid courses on request – contact Pauline Lewer. Courses can be arranged by agreement to be run in house or by outside providers.
There are a limited number of sponsored places on Basic First Aid one-day courses run by the Red Cross in Guildford. The cost for Scout Leaders can be negotiated.
Eastbourne District Scout Fellowship First Aid Team operate a website selling First Aid Products including a “First Response Kit” which can be attached to a belt. All profit goes towards the funding of the team which provides first aid support for East and West Sussex Scout Counties. The site also has high visibility garments.