Basic First Aid

The course is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment.

Course Objectives

The overall objective of First Aid is to:

  • Save life
  • Prevent conditions getting worse
  • Promote recovery

Course Requirements

Participants are requested to wear comfortable clothing to the course as the training involves practical exercises.

Participants are also asked to inform the Centre prior to the start of the course, if they are unable to take part in any of the physical exercises.

Workshop Content

  • Patient Assessment
  • Bleeding
  • Wounds
  • Strains & Sprains
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • Shock
  • Electric shock
  • Head injuries - altered levels of consciousness
  • Burns & scalds
  • Heart attacks and CPR

Course assessment

Participants are reviewed and assessed throughout the day.

Short theory examination: multiple choice questions

Course Certification

Participants receive a Certificate of Attendance