First Aid Basic Awareness Course

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Introductory First Aid Course

first aidCourse Suitable for:

Participation in a Basic First Aid Course is in everyone's best interest either in the workplace or in the house

Course Award:

2 Year certification of attendance

Course Duration:

1 day

It is not an Occupational First Aid FETAC Level 5 course


The objective of the 1 Day Basic First Aid Course is to provide people with:

  • An understanding of the principles of first response.
  • The necessary skills to deal with emergencies.
  • Essential life saving skills.

Course Content:

  • Responsibilities of a first aider, assessment and initial reaction
  • Diagnosis and principles of treatment                                           
  • Head Injuries
  • Patient Approach                                                                                 
  • Examination of Casualty
  • Poisoning                                                                                             
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)                                       
  • Asphyxia and its causes                                                                     
  • Recovery Position
  • Burns and Scalds                                                                               
  • Blood and the circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding                                                                       
  • Control of bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages - application, including improvisation
  •  Fractures - causes, types, signs and symptoms                         
  • Sprains, strains and dislocation
  • Crush injuries                                                                                     
  • Dressing and bandaging fractures
  • Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes - definition, causes, treatment
  • Emergency First Aid Kits – contents

Methods of Training:

Training is provided through Power Point Presentation, open class discussions, and through practical work.


First Aid Basic Awareness

Esther was fabulous she is very friendly and so informative and knowledgable

Very informative and engaging course learned and awful lot and confirmed a lor I already knew

Good experience to understand how and why, what to do in many situations and learn how to actaully help someone. Very nice and good trainer

First Aid Basic Awareness