Essential first aid (adult)

If you've seen our Nursery Rhymes Inc. or The Chokeables videos and want to learn baby first aid, then we recommend the following course: Baby first aid.This course deals with serious conditions and incidents. It is ideal if you would like to be trained in CPR skills and know what to do when initially faced with an emergency.

Who should attend?

This course is for members of the public who want to learn how to deal with accidents and injuries involving an adult.

We welcome young people from the age of 12 onto all our community first aid courses. If under the age of 16, you must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian (two young people per adult).

Course content

The course covers emergency life support techniques, which deal only with an adult casualty
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Looking after yourself and the casualty
  • Adult resuscitation
  • Treatment of choking in adults
  • Treatment of severe bleeding and chest pains
  • Treatment of an unresponsive casualty.

Course duration

Two hours.

The following 'add-on' options are often available with our Essential first aid courses:

  • auto-injector demonstration (extra 30 minutes)
  • AED (defibrillator) demonstration (extra 30 minutes)

Assessment and certification

Continuous assessment by trainer.

Is this training for me?

To learn first aid skills appropriate for use in the workplace you should complete a First aid at work or Emergency first aid at work course. If you’re unsure what first aid training is appropriate for your workplace, use our free requirements calculator.

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