Basic First Aid awareness

Basic First Aid awareness training course




This course complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Delegates will learn the skills and knowledge to provide Emergency First Aid treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The  topics covered in this course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).





This course is taught over 3 hours and consists of theoretical and practical sessions.



Course content 


  • Roles and responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Basic hygiene and infection control in First Aid 
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation and CPR
  • AED (defibrillator) training
  • Agonal gasping
  • Ventilation/Resuscitation Aids
  • Airways obstruction: choking
  • Wounds and bleeding control
  • Hpovolaemic Shock
  • Minor burns and scalds



Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on   0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.




Assessment is ongoing by the instructor. 





A HSE compliant certificate of course attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING   will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.



Important Information 


Please note that delegates must be at least 18 years of age and be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


Delegates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.


Please also note that  ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
Emergency First Aid awareness course