This course is suitable for anybody wishing to learn first aid techniques.

Course Content:

  • Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to;
    • The importance of preventing cross infection
    • The need for recording incidents and actions
    • The use of available equipment
  • Assess the situation in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation  (CPR)
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizures)
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Provide Treatment for minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinter

Course Length:

  • 1 day