Course overview

Emergency situations do not usually announce themselves. That is why being prepared to face them at any moment is crucial. Taking a first aid course can help you save the life of a friend, family member, or even a stranger in the street. This adult first aid course teaches you the basics of the essential life-saving skills to use in an emergency. It can mean the difference between life and death in the time it takes for emergency services to arrive. This first aid course is suitable for all adults. You will learn about anaphylaxis, issues with circulation and how to handle burns. Please be aware this course only courses the online theory behind adult first aid and what to do in an emergency. This course would be a great introduction to first aid before you go on to complete a full course.

Course description

During this adult first aid course you will learn what steps to take in a medical emergency.

You will also learn how to respond to non-life-threatening medical problems. Learn to administer basic treatment for burns and issues with the respiratory system.

First aid courses teach you crucial skills which can save lives until medical assistance arrives.

This would be the perfect course to begin to understand more about adult first aid and understand the theory before going on to an in person first aid course in the future

You’ll need access to the internet to take this first aid course. Your tutor will upload useful materials to Canvas, WEA’s digital learning platform. You will also need a digital device such as a laptop, tablet, or phone.

Your learning is our priority. The WEA is an adult education provider, and we pride ourselves on our ability to create a friendly classroom atmosphere, in person and online.

Most of our courses are free for most of our learners. Please note that you need to get to the end of the enrolment process to see the discounts.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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