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Thu, 08 Jun


Sweetlamb Advetnture Bike Acadamy ( KTM

OGA Guide level 2 ( commercial ) and 18hr Remote First Aid Course. BOOKING NOW CLOSED!

A 4 day course that will complete your OGA Level 2 Guides and First Aid at work certificate in one course (Remote and motorcycle specific skills included).

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OGA Guide level 2 ( commercial ) and 18hr Remote First Aid Course.  BOOKING NOW CLOSED!
OGA Guide level 2 ( commercial ) and 18hr Remote First Aid Course.  BOOKING NOW CLOSED!

Time & Location

08 Jun 2023, 12:00 – 11 Jun 2023, 16:30

Sweetlamb Advetnture Bike Acadamy ( KTM , Glanrhyd, Pantmawr, Llanidloes SY18 6SY, UK


About The Event

Please read this carefully -    Prerequisites  to attend this course:

• You will be comfortable/ competent riding unsurfaced tracks  Green Lanes on a  bike of your choice.

• You are competent to follow a GPX track provided to you via email/ Bluetooth on a device of your choosing- commonly used: a smart phone/ dedicated GPS like a Garmin Montana.

NB.     The Level 2 Course is aimed at people who have previous expereince who can ride and navigate competantly- These skills will not be taught on the course. 

Over four days you will be trained and assessed for your Outdoor First Aid qualification and the Level 2 Guides Certificate ( OGA) . This course is spread over four days to accommodate the extensive sylabus. The four-day courses are often considered the better option because it gives a greater duration to master your new and developing skills.

£400pp. excludes Food 

Accomadation is available at the venue. 

Thursday arrival at 12 noon will commence our 18 hr First Aid Course for Remote Motorcycle Guides. A very practical course that is aimed specificaly at the incidents expereinced on motorcycle adventures. 

Saturday is the start of the OGA Level 2 Guides ( commercial) course, initially building based finishing with an evening trail ride- Sunday is your day to put into practice the skills and techniques we have shared, this is a fun day on the bikes where you will get to navigate and guide throughout the day. 

The course is delivered in a kinaesthetic style, with the emphasis on easy decisions at difficult times.

First Aid Element Competencies: 

This First Aid course for those who participate or lead medium to higher risk activities in remote places (more than 30 minutes 

  • Guidance on current best practice and legislation
  • Assessments of situations and casualty
  • Airway, breathing and circulation assessments
  • Emergency resuscitation (including use of AED's)
  • Safe airway positions
  • Dealing with choking
  • Treatment of severe bleeding and shock
  • Major injuries, including chest, head and pelvic injuries 
  • Treatment of fractures
  • Environmental injuries such as hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Life threatening conditions such as heart attack, asthma, diabetes, strokes, seizures, burns and anaphylactic shock
  • Injury management in an outdoor situation
  • Incident management scenarios
  • Long term care of a casualty in remote areas.
  • Moving and carrying a casualty 
  • Decision tools for evacuation

Assessment will be ongoing for all the above subjects- we will look for understanding and/or skills once the subject has been taught. 

Level 2 Guide: Commercial Guide providing Adventures in developed countries within Europe


  • Pre-Ride planning
  • Able to assess riders needs and abilities
  • Check weather conditions and make judgments on the forecast
  • Plan a ride to suit the needs of the group, single or multiple days
  • Able to use GPS systems/ Maps ( please note this skill will not be taught as its a pre- requisite)
  • Able to give a clear and precise Pre-Ride Brief to Standard
  • Confident and positive group management skills
  • Documentations requirements and organisational procedures
  • Duty of Care
  • Customer Care
  • Incident Management
  • Understands Access in the relevant locations of operations.
  • Understands their role and how to manage Level 1 Run Leaders
  • Understands Multi-day advenutres and how to set appropriate distances and expectations for the group.
  • Understands Guided and Self Guided forms of advenutre and how to manage them efectively.

Assessment will be ongoing for all the above subjects- we assess for understanding and/or skills to be demostrated effectively-once the subject has been taught. 

Your riding and naviation skills are pre-requisites to join the course, however these abilities will be assessed as a holistic skills combined with the guiding skills you have lerned on the course. Your ability to navigate, ride and guide a group anywhere in developed countries is essential for the Level 2 award.

£400 per person .

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