Family first aid course
This course is for families to learn first aid together. It
provides your family with the skills to help each other in an
emergency or when general accidents happen around the house. This
course does not include resuscitation.
Who should attend?
This course is for families.
St John Ambulance welcomes 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).
What you will learn?
The course covers how to deal with a casualty of any age and
with any potential risk situation.
In addition to the Basic first aid
course content you will also learn:
- Treatment of asthma, head injuries, chest pains and shock.
- Treatment of severe bleeding and severe burns.
- Recognition and treatment for meningitis, poisons, seizures
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries.
Assessment and certification
Continuous assessment by trainer.
Reserve your place on this course