Basic First Aid (3-4 hours)

This course aims to ensure that each candidate acquires the knowledge and skills to be able to administer basic first aid. It is ideal for anyone who wishes to gain basic knowledge, confidence and practical experience in first aid techniques. Suitable for Appointed Persons.

Course Syllabus Overview

  • The priorities of first aid
  • Awareness of personal safety
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Assessment and treatment of common injuries and medical conditions
  • Record keeping and use of equipment

On successful completion of the course the candidate will receive a certificate of attendance.

This is valid for three years.