Basic first aid training for members of the public
The Community First Aid course is designed to train members of the public that require basic first aid skills.This course will provide first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious or is bleeding prior to the arrival of the emergency services.
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Initial training course length: 4 Hours
Retraining after 3 years: 4 Hours
Who is this course suitable for?
Members of the public that require first aid skills.
What does this course cover?
Content and Materials
Student Materials Includes:
- Essential Skills Guide
- Successful Completion Card
- Emergency Plan & Guidance Card
- Wall Certificate
- Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form
Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course.
Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills.
- Principles of First Aid
- Chain of Survival
- Emergency Management Procedure
- Care Cycle™
- Scene Survey
- Exposure Protection
Basic Life Support
- Primary Survey, Recovery Position and Reassessment
- CPR Adult (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
- Alternative Ventilation Procedures
- Introduction to Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
- Adult Choking
Life Threatening Conditions
- Severe Bleeding
- Shock Management
First Aid Health and Safety
- First Aid Kit
- Patient Report Form (PRF)
How many people can attend each course?
A maximum of 12 people can attend each course. We work to one instructor per 12 people.
Maximum class size: 24 candidates with two instructors
How much does it cost?
Our costs will vary for onsite training dependant on the number of candidates, distance to get to your venue and how many days the course consists of. Please complete the booking form on our website or contact us for a firm quotation.
How long does the qualification last for? Do I need to retrain?
This qualification lasts for 3 years from date of completion.
A retraining course is required every 3 years to maintain the award.
What do our customers think?
At the end of every course, we collect feedback from everyone who attended. We are pleased to have received 4 and 5 star reviews from all of our attendees.
Please visit the Testimonials page to see for yourself.