What will I learn?

Learning basic first aid techniques can help you cope with an emergency. You may be able to keep a person breathing, reduce pain or minimise the consequences of injury or sudden illness, preserve life and prevent deterioration until an ambulance arrives. This could mean the difference between life and death. Within this course, you will be able to learn basic techniques that can aid in dealing with an emergency situation.

  • Emergency procedures and who to contact
  • Casualty assessments
  • ABC & CPR
  • Recovery position
  • Cuts, bruises and breaks
  • Stroke, seizures and epilepsy identifications and procedure
  • Identification and treatment for shock

What could I progress on to?

Enrol on a full time First Aid Qualification

Additional Course Details for 18/19

If you have any questions please contact Student Services on (01424) 458475 or if available use the Enquiry button.

  • Course code 19405
    Course name Introduction to Basic First Aid
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Monday
    Times 17:00 to 20:00
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £110.00
    Start date 21/09/18
    Duration 7 week (s)

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