Basic First Aid Course

Purpose:
This short course provides first aid knowledge and provides candidates with information on current procedures. It is not a qualification and only demonstrates a basic level of care or for personal interest.

Apporpriate for:
All persons requiring certification in basic life support (BLS).

Duration:
3 hours

Venue:
All locations.

Maximum no. of delegates:
15 delegates

Method of delivery:
Training is delivered by both practical, realistic and theory sessions, all materials supplied.

Course objectives:
On completion of this course, the candidate will be able to carry out:

  • Resuscitiation (CPR)
  • Recovery position (unconscious casualty)
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Treatment of minor illnesses
  • Call emergency services

Course outline:

  • DRABcD
  • Resuscitation
  • Recovery position (unconscious casualty)
  • Treatment of shock
  • Control of bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Minor injuries
  • Illnes recognition
  • Heart attack

Qualifications / Creftification awarded:
The delegate will receive an Emergency BLS Certificate valid for three years.