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First Aid Courses

One of our specialties, we offer First Aid training at various levels to suit a wide range of learners.

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Delivery Methods

First Aid courses are available through First Response Training as classroom-based courses or webinars.

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Automated External Defibrillator Level 2

The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Level 2 course trains candidates in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and how to use an AED to provide emergency assistance to someone experiencing cardiac arrest. The course is delivered in person by a trainer and takes 3 hours to complete. Successful candidates will receive a certificate valid for 1 year. The course is mapped to the National Occupational Standard EUSCS07, which is the standard for first aid at work in the UK.

Learning Objectives

  • Carry out CPR
  • Understand Cardiac Arrest
  • Use an AED safely
  • Deal with a successful resuscitation
  • Report and record

First Aid Courses

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including the use of the AED
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Demonstrate how to apply an arm and elevation sling

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate how to do a primary survey
  • Demonstrate putting someone into the recovery position

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Dealing with an emergency
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of heart attack, seizures and burns and scalds

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how to deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide an awareness of some main allergies
  • To explain anaphylaxis and identify the body systems that it affects
  • To describe how to recognise anaphylaxis, and identify the symptoms
  • To explain the causes of anaphylaxis
  • To explain the first aid treatment for anaphylaxis

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing
  • Understand how the heart works
  • Perform CPR and use an AED effectively and safely
  • Manage the aftermath including dealing with the post-incident procedures for the AED and managing a successful resuscitation

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Understand the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Demonstrate adult choking techniques

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Understand the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Demonstrate adult choking techniques
  • Understand anaphylaxis by knowing triggers, symptoms and treatment

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Demonstrate the management of an unresponsive infant and child
  • Demonstrate paediatric resuscitation
  • Demonstrate the management of a child or infant who is choking
  • Explain airway and breathing difficulties
  • Provide an understanding of anaphylaxis
  • Explain the treatment for burns and scalds, and wounds and bleeding
  • Provide information regarding injuries to bones, muscles and joints, and also,  the management of seizures in children, adults or infants
  • List some other  conditions associated with infants and children and their treatment

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Demonstrate adult choking techniques
  • Open recap questions on 1st aid subjects

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and burns
  • Explain the treatment of burns

Classroom or webinar training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate adult, child and infant resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Explain the management of adult, child and infant choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries
  • Understand other  conditions associated with infants and children and their treatment

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how to deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns
  • Explain the management of a crush injury
  • Explain the treatment of hypothermia

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns
  • Understand the implications of the over consumption of alcohol and first aid actions

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns
  • Explain the treatment for electric shock and how it links to all areas covered on the course

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking, shock, sepsis and stroke
  • Describe how to deal with heart attack, wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment of seizures and burns
  • Suicide awareness including ligature

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe actions in an emergency situation
  • Demonstrate the management of an unresponsive adult, infant and child
  • Demonstrate adult and paediatric resuscitation
  • Demonstrate the management of an adult, child or infant who is choking
  • Explain the treatment for hypovolaemic shock
  • Demonstrate the treatment of wounds and bleeding
  • Explain the treatment for burns and scalds
  • Explain the management of seizures in children, adults or infants

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries

Classroom or blended training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries
  • Understand the implications of the over consumption of alcohol and first aid actions

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of minor and major injuries

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Describe how to recognise and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of heart attack, seizures, burns, scalds and other injuries

eLearning course

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand common causes of cardiac arrest
  • Understand means of preventing cardiac arrest
  • Understand the ABCDE approach to cardiac arrest
  • Demonstrate a range of airway management and ventilation techniques
  • Demonstrate safe usage and knowledge of defibrillation

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe your actions in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the management of the unresponsive casualty
  • Demonstrate adult resuscitation including use of the AED and Oxygen Therapy
  • Explain the management of adult choking
  • Describe how to recognize and treat bleeding and shock
  • Explain the treatment of chest pain, airway and breathing problems, fainting and blood sugar emergencies

Classroom training

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Demonstrate the management of an unresponsive infant and child
  • Demonstrate paediatric resuscitation
  • Demonstrate the management of a child or infant who is choking
  • Explain airway and breathing difficulties
  • Provide an understanding of anaphylaxis
  • Explain the treatment for burns and scalds, and wounds and bleeding
  • Provide information regarding injuries to bones, muscles and joints, and also,  the management of seizures in children, adults or infants
  • List some other  conditions associated with infants and children and their treatment

Classroom training