Principles of First Aid - Adults and Children

Principles of First Aid - Adults and Children

Ideal for anyone wanting to better understand the Principles of First Aid that can help to save lives

This course will help to ensure you have sufficient information about the Principles of First Aid and Basic Life Support and if required, also help pave the way for becoming an appointed person.

An appointed person's role is one that includes looking after the first aid equipment and facilities and calling out emergency services when required. They can also provide emergency cover (not annual leave) within their role and also bring an additional level of competence when the first-aider is absent (due to unforeseen circumstances).

This course is not only suitable for professionals but is also ideal for parents, grandparents and families, as an understanding of First Aid and Basic Life Support can help to save lives!

The aims of this programme are therefore to:

  • provide individuals with the knowledge required when providing first aid to adults and children prior to the arrival of a first aider or the emergency services.
  • enable individuals to understand the procedures for assessment at the scene.
  • facilitate individuals understanding of the essential basic first aid and life-saving information.

The course content therefore covers:

  • Health & Safety (first Aid) regulations
  • Accident/incident recording & reporting
  • Treatment priorities
  • CPR & CPR guidelines
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Bleeding
  • Poisons
  • Spinal injuries/bone injuries
  • Falls/head injuries
  • Burns, scalds including chemical burns
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes & Asthma
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Shocks
  • Paediatric first aid

What our users say ...

  • Dan Lane said:

    "I liked this course!
    I think that putting the questions to answer half way through the course gave me a better understanding of the subject."

  • Michael Sesay said:

    "The content of the topics are in line with the skills needed to perform my role. I would encourage anyone who is thinking of enroling as a health care worker to engage in this programme."

  • Dianne Ouattara said:

    "I enjoyed this course, it gave me a lot of knowledge regarding the safe handling of food.

    I can't wait to receive the certificate.
    Many thanks.
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  • Katie Hall said:

    "I think that the course is fab"

  • ENOVWO Awadje said:

    "
    I sincerely loved every bit of this course.  Thanks for making it available in this format."

  • Jay Thomas said:

    "quick easy and user friendly"

  • Julius Kamau said:

    "very very helpful information for my development."

  • Juliet Tahakanisibwa said:

    "very good and thourogh course would recommend it to all food handlers"

  • Stephanie king said:

    "Enjoyed this course and can't wait to do further courses with Redrock training."

  • Dorothy Smith said:

    "Very well thought out and it helped me to update my knowledge ."

  • David Kariuki said:

    "Good learning material. Clear and precise"

  • nicola anderson said:

    "very useful and very informative"

  • Loyce Chaza said:

    "The course is very informative."

  • richard barnes said:

    "good course"

  • Anne Wood said:

    "Course was easy to follow and full of useful information"

  • Paul Filer said:

    "E-course is intuitive and simple to follow."

  • penelope wright said:

    "Very informative and useful course to update awareness of health &safety legislature and awareness of all risks  in the workplace."

  • Natalie Sweet said:

    "Well detailed presented and detailed course giving up to date information on the topic."

  • Dan Lane said:

    "I liked this course!
    I think that putting the questions to answer half way through the course gave me a better understanding of the subject."

  • Frank MUSHI said:

    "I just found the entire course very useful and constructive, keep it up guys."

    
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