Basic first aid training course (Delivered in Wales only)
This course will teach you everyday first aid skills, which are
invaluable when accidents happen around the home - and when you're
out and about. It doesn't include CPR.
Who should attend?
This course is ideal for members of the public who want to learn
first aid without having to do resuscitation or CPR.
We welcome young people from the age of
12 onto all our community first aid courses.
If under the age of 16, a
responsible adult member of the family
or guardian must be in attendance for the duration of the
course. The adult/guardian can be responsible for 2 young
people per course, and must book a place on the course if they wish
to be trained and receive a certificate.
The course covers how to deal with minor and deteriorating
conditions in any casualty.
- communication and casualty care
- looking after yourself and the casualty
- treatment of minor bleeding and minor burns
- treatment of an unresponsive casualty
- priorities of first aid and managing the scene
- treatment of a choking casualty
- treatment of fainting, bites and stings, sprains and
Three or six hours (depending on region/course).
Assessment and certification
Continuous assessment by trainer.
Is this training for me?
To learn first aid skills appropriate for use in the workplace
you should complete a
First aid at work or
Emergency first aid at work course. If you’re unsure what first
aid training is appropriate for your workplace, use our
free requirements calculator.
Reserve your place on this course