Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid Training Course

This 1 Day Basic First Aid training course is designed to provide attendees with practical first aid skills to treat bleeding, fractures, burns & injuries.

Training Objectives

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Deal with First Aid emergencies
  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Understand and demonstrate essential life saving skills

Course Syllabus

  • What is First Aid?
  • How and when to call Emergency Services
  • Principles of Treatment
  • Patient Approach & Examination (Scene Safety)
  • Brief Introduction to Wounds and Bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Dressings and bandages
  • Shock – fainting
  • Unconsciousness
  • Recovery position
  • Asphyxia and its causes
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation practical
  • Treating foreign bodies, chemical splashes
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures, Sprains, Strains and Dislocations

Course Duration: 1 day

All successful candidates will be issued with a certificate of attendance by Alpha Training. Certification is valid for 2 years from date of issue, thereafter subject to re-certification.