Introduction to First Aid

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Overview If you want to be equipped in case of a medical emergency the Introduction to First Aid course is …


If you want to be equipped in case of a medical emergency the Introduction to First Aid course is the perfect choice. The course is designed for individuals who want to have a better understanding of First Aid and help whether it is nosebleeds, cuts, burns and fractures. The course is ideal for individuals who want a career in healthcare or are already employed in the healthcare industry. The course will serve all levels of learners from beginner if they want to acquire the appropriate understanding of First Aid, and for advanced learners who want a refresher.

The Introduction to First Aid course covers key topics which include the importance of first aid within an office environment, the role of the first aider, first aid equipment, how to survey the scene and give the accurate information and have the confidence to treat minor injuries.

If you are in the midst of someone in need, the Introduction to First Aid will come in highly useful. If your co-worker is choking or another got burns on their hands, you will have the necessary skills to help them until medical assistance arrives. It can be a life and a death moment. Knowing how to help someone in need will always be a trait that comes in useful. The course is useful to individuals in healthcare, nursing and homecare, however, as an academic qualification anyone in any industry can gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid practices.   

  • Why learn at Study 365?
  • What will I learn?
  • Access Duration
  • Who is this Course aimed at?
  • Entry Requirement
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other Benefits

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments.

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding. 

  • Understand why first aid is vital and learn the appropriate circumstances of when you can apply it.
  • Learn first aid best practices in order to be able to apply it any situation.
  • Do you know how to recognise a breathing patient?
  • Can you manage an acute bleed?
  • How about when someone is choking? Do you know what to do?
  • Learn first aid skills at beginner level or gain a refresher course.

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • Employees, workers
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants to further advance their knowledge in first aid.
  • Homecare workers, residential care workers, school care workers, nurses
  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in first aid

At the end of the Introduction to First Aid you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Introduction to First Aid by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall well being on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all. 

Once you successfully complete the Introduction to First Aid you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jump start you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to The certification will enable employees in the capacity of Junior and Senior employees, including Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Personal Homecare Aid - £8.20 per hour
  • Residential Caregiver - £16,384 per annum
  • Nursing Manager - £40,399 per annum

Others jobs you can get

  • Residential Care Worker
  • Nursery Worker
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Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to First Aid
1.1 Definition of first aid
1.2 Importance of first aid
1.3 Employee and employer obligations
1.4 First aider’s role
1.5 Reporting first-aid incidents
1.6 Incident report
1.8 What you have learned?
2: First aid equipment
2.1 Introduction
2.2 First aid kit
2.3 Renewal of first aid equipment
2.4 Medication
2.5 Minimising the risk of infection
2.6 Routes of entry
2.7 How to wash your hands
2.8 Other measures to minimise infection
2.9 What you have learned?
3: First at the scene
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Scene survey
3.3 Primary survey of casualty
3.4 Calling for help
3.5 Giving the correct information
3.6 What you have learned?
4: Treating minor injuries
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Treating minor injuries
4.3 Small cuts, grazes and bruises
4.4 Minor burns or scalds
4.5 Small splinters
4.6 What you have learned?

Students feedback


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    Clementine Mcdonald

    September 22, 2019
    Enjoyable course

    Systematic online platform which made the learning process easier. This institution is very good at what they do for sure. This is my first time doing an online course, and I greatly enjoyed it. Much more flexibility than in a classroom course.

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    Kit Watson

    September 03, 2019
    A good refresher course

    Loved the course and all that it taught me regarding the positive first aid practices which should be implemented in organisations.

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    Kayla Turner

    August 24, 2019
    A well rounded course

    The ability to study from home was the fact that motivated me to follow this course in the first place. I was not disappointed. Fulfilled all my expectations

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    Edith Wilkinson

    August 12, 2019
    Satisfying learning experience with Study365

    Although I was aware of being knowledgeable in first aid practices, I didn’t know that certain things I did could impact the first aid administered. Thanks to this course I was able to learn about all this.

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    Dolly Simpson

    July 30, 2019
    Very Beneficial Course

    Taught me many things which I didn’t know

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    Lena Farley

    July 15, 2019
    Very useful

    A lovely and useful course for me

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