REC 3 – Remote & Wilderness

Next Available Course: 10th 11th June 2023, Ruan Scout centre, Ruan, Co Clare

A three-day course [18 Hours or 2 Intensive days].

The REC 3 course is our most popular course and is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practicals, intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

On completion, the candidates:

  • Will be able to take control of an incident until a nurse, doctor or ambulance arrives
  • Is able to cope with common occurrences – illness; injury; collapse; rescue
  • All candidates must feel confident and have the competence to deliver First Aid assistance in an Emergency.

Upcoming Public Dates

  • 10th & 11th June 2023, Clare Scout Campsite, Ruan, Co Clare
  • 23rd & 24th September 2023, Castleconnell Scout Campsite, Castleconnell, Co Limerick
  • 11th & 12th November 2023, Clare Scout Campsite, Ruan, Co Clare


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REC 3, Remote & Wilderness course content

First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:

Emergency: vital signs, emergency action, airway, unconscious, choking, bleeding, breathing and circulation, CPR

Environment: heat stress, cold stress, hot injuries, cold injuries

Health & Safety: recording accidents, first aid kits

Illness: chest pain, stroke, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, minor ailments

Injury: head, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, bones, soft tissue, eye

Rescue: transportation, communication

Assessment: reviews learning during course, practical assessment