First aid for carers

Basic Life Support

RT Safety Training can deliver a range of Basic Life Support training courses, based on your needs and the requirements of your sector. The First Aid for Carers training will provide the necessary skills to deal with a first aid emergency.

Tailored first aid training

Image of patient and carer

Topics covered include;

  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Wounds and Bleeding (including nose bleeds)
  • Head Injuries
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Infection Control
  • The importance of hand hygiene

The course duration varies according to need but typically lasts between 3 and 4 hours. Learners will be subject to continuous assessment by the trainer and a certificate is issued by RT Safety Training.