Secourisme avancé en régions isolées | SIRIUSMEDx

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA-40h)

This training is now the  minimum standard for outdoor professionals working in wilderness areas.   It is highly recommended for any worker who works in remote areas. The course content goes well beyond that of urban first aid programs and goes into greater depth on the specific aspects of first aid in remote areas beyond the reach of emergency medical services.


Theoretical and practical concepts of first aid in remote areas, particularly situation management, leadership, duties and responsibilities of the rescuer, injury prevention, specialized first aid kits, wound care and management of trauma victims.

Included*: CPR-AED General Public, Level C (Adult, Child and Infant).

*The CPR-AED module is mandatory for SIRIUSMEDx certification. It is included in our courses.




Cost and duration

From 540$ for 4 days of training.

Cours framework
  • The traditional Advanced Wilderness First Aid course is delivered over a 4-day period, 8 hours per day, with 4-hour evening sessions on Day 1 and Day 3. It is also possible to build a course schedule according to the needs of the group.

  • The training includes theory from the classroom, as well as realistic hands-on activities and simulations to develop the required skills.

  • Nearly half of the class time is devoted to hands-on activities.
  • No previous first aid experience is required.

  • Participants must be in good physical condition.
Participants' knowledge and skills are assessed throughout the course through review sessions, tests and exams, and ongoing evaluation of skill acquisition. Participants' knowledge and skills are also assessed on the last day of the course through a multiple choice exam.
The certificate is valid for three years. SIRIUSMEDx issues a digital certificate recognizing your learning.

To requalify, you must follow, before your certification expires :

  • Wilderness First Aid (WFA-20h) 
  • OU
  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA-40h)