Basic First Aid Training - Level 1

This is an Introduction to First Aid and intended for employees and managers who wish to have a basic understanding of First Aid within the workplace, club or home environment.

Programme Objective

This three hour course covers a range of topics to prepare an untrained person the skills to administer some basic emergency care in the workplace, social or club environment. Participants will learn practical skills with theoretical knowledge, so that they can react quickly to a situation that may arise.

Outline Syllabus

There are nine modules in the Introduction to First Aid Course:

  1. Introduction
  2. Identifying the problem
  3. Wounds and bleeding
  4. Respiration
  5. Heart Attack
  6. Unconsciousness
  7. Burns, scalds and poisons
  8. Other medical emergencies
  9. Course summary

Training Method

All participants will practice bandaging of wounds and the recovery position. As all our instructors are frontline paramedics they add real value to the course contents.

Participant Profile

This course is open to anybody who wishes to gain a qualification in basic first aid. Ideal for business, clubs, social groups.

No. of Participants

Max 12

Training Facilities

AV equipment and flipchart. Relevant video clips to emphasise the theoretical background.


Level 1 certification – Valid for 2 years


3 hours