Free basic first aid course
Welcome to the free online basic aid course. Anyone can get this training online and learn more about life-saving first aid. We provide this first aid training free of charge.
Simply work your way through the online first aid modules below, and you will need to create a profile (register) and log in if you haven’t already.
The site can be accessed from here
First aid is the first and immediate assistance provided to anyone suffering from a minor or serious illness or injury while providing care to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. Includes initial intervention in a serious condition before professional medical assistance is available, such as performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while waiting for an ambulance, as well as complete treatment for minor cases, such as applying a plaster to a wound. First aid is generally performed by a person with basic medical training.
There are many situations that may require first aid, and many countries have legislation, regulations, or guidelines that specify the minimum level of provision of first aid in certain circumstances.
This could include specific training or equipment to be available in the workplace (or the provision of a specialized first aid cover for public gatherings, or mandatory first aid training within schools. However, first aid does not necessarily require any specific equipment or prior knowledge, and may include Improvisation using materials available at the time…