Outdoor Risk Management (ORM)

The Outdoor Risk Management (ORM) course is for people working in remote areas, coastal areas, upland terrain and/or unfamiliar terrain. It enables them to identify associated hazards and to give them basic skills to work safely and deal with any incidents in these environments.


Contact hours

12 hours (2 days)




  • Minimum age: 18


Course standard

Rescue 3 Europe ORM standard (PDF)

The course standards are provided as pre- and post-course reference for people involved in the delivery of Rescue 3 courses (eg Rescue 3 training providers, instructors and students). They are not to be used for any other purpose without the express written permission of Rescue 3 Europe.

Learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors

Rescue 3 Europe ORM learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors (PDF)


Qualification valid for:

3 years


Taught by:

  • Outdoor Risk Management Instructor (ORMI)