Learning the basics of first aid can save a life. Even by covering the basics, it can (and often does) lessen the severity of an emergency in a given time and place.
Community Use provides a flexible learning environment, whereby we have tailored first aid courses to the requirements of both adults and children. We cover certificated courses such as First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid.
Emergency first aid at work
The course is designed to include the following: Understand the role of the first aider, Understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures,Assess the situation & circumstances in order to act safely, promptly & effectively, Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure, Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries and many more.
Paediatric first aid
Suitable for adults who work with or parents/adults responsible for the care of young children, this 6 hour training course will teach basic first aid principles. Topics covered include: What is First Aid? Responsibilities of the appointed person,Primary assessment, Principles of resuscitation, Secondary assessments and many more.
Sports injury first aid
This is a SYFA accredited course, professionally delivered by WAYYMARK Training Ltd. Specifically designed and delivered for all sports coaches working with teams and groups etc.
Lifesaving classes develop new skills beyond the traditional learn to swim programme, and experience a myriad of different aquatic, lifesaving, sports and first aid activities (CPR and bandaging). Participants need to be within the level Swim Skills 4 or above of the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim programme. They must also have a strong swimming ability.
First aid for dogs
This is a full day course, and it covers: - Knowing your dog - Weekly health checks - Checking and understanding vital signs - Dealing with unconsciousness - CPR, drowning and choking - Bleeding injuries and shock