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
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).
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.
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.
Reserve your place on this course