First Aid Basics

Duration: 6 hours
Certification: Participation only (no certificate is awarded on completion)
Vitality: None
CPD: None

Course Objective

This first aid course has been designed for people who require the skills to respond to a medical emergency but have limited training time available or do not require official certification. Content of this course may be adapted to include specific content to suit the needs of special interest groups such as hiking or cycling clubs.

Course Content

  • Personal safety
  • Calling for help
  • CPR – adult, child, infant
  • Choking – adult, child and infant
  • Recovery position
  • Head injuries
  • Basic spinal immobilization
  • Sprains
  • Broken bones (fractures)
  • Bleeding
  • Asthma
  • Burns
  • Seizures
  • Poisoning
  • Bites
  • Bee stings
  • Allergic reactions