BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

This is a short course in Basic Life Support and is ideal for those looking to gain basic first aid knowledge and skills. The aim of the course is to enable all students to deal with an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally, and how to deal with an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.

DURATION

A minimum of 4 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.   

NUMBERS

A maximum of 16 students can be accommodated on this course. There is no age limit for those who wish to attend.

CERTIFICATION

Although there is no formal assessment, the trainer will assess each individual ongoing throughout the course and issue a certificate of attendance. 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Arriving at the scene
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary survey
  • Resuscitation