Essential First Aid (All Ages)

This course deals with serious conditions and incidents. It is ideal if you want to know what to do when faced with an emergency involving a casualty of any age.

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  • Jan
    Sat 22
  • Jan
    Sat 29
  • Apr
    Sat 23
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    Sat 18
  • Jul
    Sat 30

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    Sat 08
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    Sat 19
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    Wed 09
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    Wed 02
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    Wed 04

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    Wed 13
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    Wed 14
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    Wed 02

Course Description

Who should attend?

This course is for members of the public who want to know what action to take in any emergency and want to learn how to deal with accidents and injuries.

St John Ambulance welcomes young people from the age of 12 onto all our community first aid courses. If under the age of 16, you must attend with a responsible adult member of the family or guardian (two young people per adult).

What will you learn?

The course covers emergency life support procedures for adults, children and infants.

Course Content

  • Communication and casualty care
  • Looking after yourself and the casualty
  • Adult, child and infant resuscitation
  • Treatment of severe bleeding and chest pain
  • Treatment of choking in adults, children and infants
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty.

Course Duration

Three hours.

Assessment and Certification

Continuous assessment by trainer.

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