Kent Scouts

Adventure First Aid

Wilderness First Aid

First Aid


Most Adventurous Activities that take place and require a Permit holder either: Personal, Leadership or Supervise, then;


  • The Permit holder must have a current 1st Aid Qualification or;

  • A responsible member of the activity group must have a current 1st Aid Qualification.


The 1st Aid Qualification must in all cases be valid on the day that the activity takes place on, and should be First Response as a minimum level.


Land based activities that require a Permit holder and a First Response certificate:


  • Abseiling, Canyoning, Caving, Climbing, Coasteering, Gorge Walking, Hill Walking, Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing, Snow Boarding.


The following land based activities require a higher level 1st Aid qualification than the First Response certificate;


  • Activities in terrain two - Abseiling, Climbing single pitch, Hill Walking, Ice Climbing, Mountain Biking, Skiing off piste, Snow Boarding off piste. Activities in any terrain - Climbing multi pitch and Scrambling.


All Water Activities that require a Permit holder to lead require a person with a First Response certificate to be actively participating in the delivery of the activity.


For further advice and clarification on these rules and to find out about courses being delivered please contact the activities training team