First Aid Training
First Aid & Emergency Training Courses
First aid is the assistance given immediately after someone is injured or taken ill. This is before the arrival of an ambulance or other appropriately qualified person.
Any person offering help to a casualty must act calmly and with confidence and be willing to offer assistance whenever the need should arise.
First aid is a skill based on communication, knowledge and experience. A first aider is someone who has completed a theoretical and practical course and passed a professionally supervised assessments as required by the Awarding Body.
Who is suitable to be a first aider?
The First Aid Regulations 1981 - L74 (Third Edition) published 2013
Guidance 3 (55): state that First aiders should be: