All First Aid courses are carried out face-to-face, in line with current government advice regarding social distancing.
If the below courses do not meet your needs please contact us to see if we can help. We are able to provide additional modules to any First Aid Courses.
First Aid in Sport and Physical Activity
First Aid in Sport and Physical Activity aims to teach participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies which may be likely to occur within sport and physical activity settings.
Specifically, you will learn:
- Incident management
- Unconscious/recovery position
- Using first aid equipment
- Use of an AED
- Infection control
- Spinal injury
- Head injury
- Fractures, sprains and strains
Lovely course. Well paced and pitched appropriately. Covered all essentials well with a good level of detail and practise.
Good up to date practice. Very friendly
Emergency First Aid at Work
The Emergency First Aid at Work course is a one day course which takes 6 hours to complete. It meets the standards required to comply with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This course is the minimum requirement for a person to deal with potential casualties in the workplace. The HSE also recommend an annual refresher course which takes 3 hours to complete.
This course also includes defibrillator awareness training.
- Role of the first-aider
- Recording incidents and actions
- Preventing cross infection
- To act safe, prompt and effectively in an emergency
- To deal with an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
- To perform Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED) awareness
- Wounds and bleeding
- Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes, minor burns and splinters
Emergency First Response
Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and AED aims to teach participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of easy to follow knowledge development sessions and practical skill's development.
The Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course are:
- Scene Assessment
- Barrier Use
- Primary Assessment
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Serious Bleeding Management
- Shock Management
- Spinal Injury Management
- Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use.
This is valid for 3 years and is a Minimum Standard of Deployment requirement for coaches in Wiltshire. It is recommended that you complete a refresher after 2 years. We advise you to check whether both the full course, and refresher course, are accepted by your NGB.
We currently do not have any courses available. Please check this page again, or get in touch with our Workforce Project Officer, Alan Low to find out when courses may become available.
- This workshop involves a moderate amount of reading and writing.
- This workshop involves moderate physical activity, including kneeling on the floor, bending and administering CPR. Participants must be able to complete these practical elements in order to pass the course.
- Please note that some of our venues are located on the first floor and do not have wheelchair access. If you have specific access or learning needs, please contact us prior to the event.