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Wilderness First Aid Course

The next Wilderness First Aid course dates are:

7-Day Leaders Wilderness Advanced First Aid (60hr) - 12 - 18 January 2015

This 7 and 3 day residential course is coordinated by Wilderness First Aid Australia and is conducted annually at Mt Barney Lodge, and is ideal for the Outdoor enthusiast.

The course extensively covers response and treatment relating to wilderness first aid situations within South East Queensland. The diversity of simulated first aid scenarios, allows the participant to absorb the content of the course in a practical way.

Mt Barney Lodge recognises the importance of qualified and experienced outdoor education staff to professionally support outdoor education programs, adventure and childrens activities.

All Mt Barney Lodge adventure staff have a current certificate in Leaders Wilderness Advanced First Aid (LWAFA) which is a 7-day / 60-hour course.

Click here to see why YOU should do a Wilderness First Aid Course.

Bookings are essential as it is an extremely popular course. Please contact Wilderness First Aid Australia direct to book.


The following options are available for course participants only:

Camping - $16 pp/night

Cabin - twin share in bunkhouse accommodation with external shared toilet/shower facilities $35pp/night (availability to be confirmed).

Homestead - single share accommodation in Queenslander Homestead $70pp/night

Please note all accommodation is subject to availability and must be booked in advance.


Self catering:

The course is listed as self catered for those wanting to keep costs down.

A shared fridge/freezer is available for food storage.

Cooking equipment must be provided by the participant. A microwave is available for warming food.

Meal Packages: 

Mt Barney Lodge will be offering hearty country meals for those wanting to study and relax during the course, rather than prepare their own meals.

Bookings for meal packages and advise on special dietary needs must be received before 20/12/14.

7-day meal package (breakfast x 7, lunch x 7, dinner x 6) - $309

See course detail for more information.

Please call us on 075544 3233, to book your preferred accommodation and meal packages.