mini ski season in hakuba


An entry-level course designed for professionals with days or weeks of outdoor sports, adventure and more. A comprehensive course for directors, mountaineering leaders, and those working in extreme environments and conditions. Curriculum includes long-term casualty care in settings with poor access to healthcare .

Dates Green Season 2023

4th to 8th June 2023



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Course Details

  • At least 16 years old on the start date of the course. (Consent form of parental authority is required for minors on the start date)
  • Internet environment can be prepared
  • Participate in all schedules (especially online self-study and practical sessions have time constraints
  • Those who can participate in outdoor training (Those who do not have WFA basic level qualification can also attend)

 Sample syllabus

Orientation, Medicine and Law, General Principles (Physiology and Pathology), General Principles (Wilderness and Rescue Medicine), Casualty Assessment System ( PAS), Victim Protection, Respiratory, Circulatory, Nervous, Primary Life support (BLS), spinal cord injuries, musculoskeletal, wounds and burns, thermoregulation, allergies and anaphylaxis, poisons/injections/ disease vectors, water-related injuries, lightning strike injuries, field illness.

 * The order in which each unit is learned may differ between the hybrid and regular courses .

Accredited curriculum hours 36-40 hours

Accredited Certification (proof of knowledge and skills)

100% attendance in the course and achievement of 80% or more in the written and practical tests

  Wilderness Medical Associates International Certification

  Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) and ILCOR Compliant Adult CPR

Certification expiration/renewal

Certification (certification of knowledge and skills) for 3 years from the date of acquisition / When renewing, it is necessary to attend the WAFA Advanced Course or the higher WFR Professional Course.

Materials (teaching materials)

  • WARFA (text)
  • Orange field guide (water repellent)
  • Class notes
  • SOAP notebook (treatment record notebook)
  • All teaching materials are in Japanese

Course Outline

Through a combination of online self-study and group hands-on sessions, students learn slowly over time, consolidate their knowledge, and then put their knowledge into practice.

We will train the application of Cal Thinking.

 Study time : completed in 2 weeks (14 days: 36 hours).

  • Step 1 (Day 1-Day 11): Online – self-study (about 14 hours; progress is optional)
  • Step2/Day 12-14: Practical session (total 22 hours)
    • Day 1 (7 hours) 10:00-12:00/13:00-18:00
    • Day 2 (8 hours) 9:00-12:00/13:00-18:00
    • Day 3 (7 hours) 9:00-12:00/13:00-17:00

* A qualification test will be conducted during the practical session. (Practical + written 25 questions)

Online-self-study procedure

  • Internet environment is required (WiFi environment is recommended for smartphones).
  • Materials and designated ID & password will be sent by the day before the start date.
  • At your own pace, take lectures (slides/videos) on the online learning system Manabi~to. *There are 19 units and about 14 hours, so we recommend that you proceed systematically.
  • Each unit has a quiz to check your knowledge. Check the gist there.

 About the practical session

The meeting time, what to bring, etc. are shown on the page of each course. In addition, please come with clothes that match the weather, such as rain gear, cold weather gear, hats and sunglasses. In practice, your clothes may be damaged by being dragged around.

  • CSIA
  • CASI

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