Mountain Sense specialises in First Aid training specific to Outdoor Professionals. 

Our First Aid trainers are members of one of the busiest Mountain Rescue Teams in the UK and provide pre-hospital emergency care on a regular basis. The skills we teach on this very practical course are based on our own experiences providing first aid and rescue in remote and mountainous environments.

Whether you require first aid training to endorse a National Governing Body qualification or just want peace of mind that you can deal with a medical emergency anywere from the kitchen to the Karakoram, Mountain Sense have a First Aid Training Course for you.

This 2 day, outdoor and mountain specific first aid course is recognised by all National Governing Bodies to endorse their instructor qualifications. This course is also aimed at Leaders for HF Holidays.

The Mountain Sense Outdoor First Aid Course is delivered by Casualty Care qualified Mountain Rescue Team personnel and trainers and who deal with real life medical emergencies on a regular basis. This enjoyable course is very practical and we aim to spend plenty of time outside.

Our First Aid Trainers treat injured walkers, climbers, mountain bikers and canoeists on a weekly basis - this experience will be passed on to you so the knowledge and skills you gain are relevant and realistic - not what has been just read from a book! Not just for those who work in the outdoor industry, this course is ideal for anyone who ventures into wild and remote places. On successful completion you will receive a First Aid Certificate valid for three years.

HF Leaders Information

We will invoice HF direct for your course place. Please add your HF Leader number next to your name.
On our booking form please type the code HFLEADER into the coupon box and your booking form will be submitted without you having to make a payment.

Key Information

Location: Northern Lake District
Castlerigg Manor
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm
Duration: 2 days
Cost: £125
Previous experience required: None. Please bring: Warm clothing, Waterproof top and trousers, Boots, Pen and paper, Lunch.

Course Dates


Outdoor First Aid January 2022

24-01-2022 - 25-01-2022

Outdoor First Aid February 2022

21-02-2022 - 22-02-2022

Outdoor First Aid March-2022

28-03-2022 - 29-03-2022