First Aid Skills training course

This First Aid Skills training course is designed for "appointed persons", who may not necessarily possess formal first aid qualifications, however they may be entrusted with responding effectively in emergency situations. Furthermore, this course serves as both an introductory course and a refresher for individuals already trained. It will equip participants with essential skills that are crucial for addressing incidents, injuries, or illnesses promptly and confidently.

The First Aid Skills course includes a series of concise video clips. In addition, the course provides comprehensive guidance on various aspects of first aid. While offering visual aids to reinforce learning and understanding. Having an understanding in first aid skills will empower individuals to respond with confidence and efficiency when faced with emergencies, regardless of the context.

Whether it involves a family member, a colleague, or a stranger in distress, having the knowledge and skills to administer immediate care can significantly impact the outcome of a situation. This training will emphasis the importance of quick and appropriate responses. While underscoring the potential to mitigate harm and potentially save lives in critical moments.

By completing this course, participants will not only enhance their own preparedness but also contribute to building safer environments within communities and workplaces.

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of first aiders
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Describe how to complete an incident report form
  • First aid kits
  • How to conduct a Primary Survey
  • Identify when and how to call emergency services
  • Explain how to assess a casualty's level of consciousness
  • Explain how to open a casualty's airway and check their breathing
  • Explain how to correctly put an unconscious person into the recovery position
  • Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
  • Explain how to perform CPR
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a blocked airway
  • Explain how to treat a person who is choking
  • Explain how to control severe external bleeding
  • Describe signs and symptoms of shock
  • Describe how to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Describe how to manage small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns, scalds and splinters
This First Aid Skills training course is designed specifically for Care and Support Workers that work in social care settings. However, it may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about first aid.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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First Aid Skills eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the First Aid Skills course

At the end of this online learning you will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first aider
  • Know what a first aid kit contains
  • Be able to conduct a Primary Survey
  • Know how to call the emergency services
  • Understand the essentials of providing first aid in an emergency
  • Be able to identify and react to various first aid emergency situations

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These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.