Basic First Aid Training Course

Aims and Objectives:

Medical emergencies such as heart attacks or choking can happen at any time. This one day Basic First Aid course equips the learner with the knowledge, practical skills & understanding required to provide appropriate first-aid treatment for injuries and sudden illness until medical professionals arrive to take over. 

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On completion of this course, learners will be:

  • Able to understand how and when to administer first aid
  • Able to provide appropriate treatment for the purpose of preserving life
  • Able to minimise the consequences of injury until the arrival of medical assistance
  • Able to provide appropriate treatment for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
  • Familiar with health & safety legislation on first aid in the workplace (e.g. Contents of First Aid Box)

Course Programme:

  • Assess a situation (scene, casualty or casualties) quickly & safely
  • Role & Functions of a First Aider
  • Arrange for medical help (Doctor, Cardiac Ambulance etc) if required
  • Treating the most serious conditions first
  • CPR
  • Other first aid information (e.g. Poisoning, Treatment of Burns etc….)

Training Methods:

Classroom based power-point presentation with practical components (i.e. Dealing with Emergencies).

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for those staff or individuals who want to learn how to respond calmly and effectively in the event of an emergency.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 10 learners
  • 1 Day
  • Certificate of Competence valid for 2 years will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.

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FAQs - Basic First Aid Training 

What is First Aid Training?

First Aid Training equips learners with the skills to manage medical emergencies effectively and calmly. 

How long is a first aid course?

This first aid training course is a 1 day course. 

What other first aid courses are there?

We offer a range of First Aid courses. These can be found by clicking the links below:

Basic First Aid - 1 day course

Refresher First Aid Responder - 2 day course

Cardiac First Aid (CFR/AED) - 4-hour course 

Pediatric First Aid - 1 day course

Epi - Pen & Inhaler Training - 2-hour workshop