Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid Course

MKD Health & Safety Basic First Aid Course is a 4 hour course designed for anyone requiring basic knowledge of First Aid.

On completion of this course trainees will understand:
Responsibilities of the First Aider and provide treatment to:

  • Preserve life
    Promote  recovery
    Prevent situations from worsening.
  • Make an emergency call and give details to the emergency services.

Trainees will have the skills to provide treatment for an injury which does not require the services of a medical practitioner or nurse. This course gives a very basic knowledge of first aid to the trainees, and does not make employees compliant with HSA regulations.
The 3 Day FAR course and 1 Day Emergency First Aid course are required for workplace first aid.

Course Outline

  • Role of the First Aider
  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • CPR
  • Wounds, Bleeding & Shock
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Fractures
  • Burns, Scalds & Electric Shock

This is a highly interactive course with practical skills assessed throughout and a written test upon completion of training.
Successful candidates will recieve a 2 year MKD Health & Safety Basic First Aid Certificate.

This course and all MKD First Aid Courses are delivered by QQI level 6 instructors who are registered FAR instructors