There are a number of reasons why basic first aid is so important, such as encouraging general safety, preventing casualties’ conditions from worsening and, ultimately, saving lives. Ideally, everyone would have a knowledge of what basic first aid is, why it is important, how to apply it and what do to in an emergency.

Basic First Aid E-learning

This training course describes what first aid is and why it is important. It also provides sufficient information for the user to be able to apply first aid safely and effectively to different types of casualty.

Course Content

  • What basic first aid is and why it is important
  • UK first aid law and regulations
  • Employers’ responsibilities
  • Managing an injury incident
  • What to do in a medical emergency
  • Treating casualties including: Unconscious casualty (breathing and not breathing), Respiratory problems, Bleeding, Effects of extreme heat and cold, Medical problems

Course Duration

  • 40 minutes

Target Audience

  • Anyone with a need or desire to learn about basic first aid

This training course is available in audio and non-audio and is delivered via the internet in the form of e-learning.

Need Something More In-Depth?

If you’re looking for first aid training which is a little more in-depth than this basic first aid course, consider the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work which is delivered in a traditional classroom setting and is considered the minimum standard required for the ‘Appointed Person’ in the workplace.