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Lay Rescuers (Basic First Aid)

The purpose is to provide the participant with the knowledge, the skills, and the attitude enabling him/her to administer first aid in a variety of situations ranging from e.g. how to stop bleeding to resuscitating a lifeless person by providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and by using an automated external defibrillator (AED).

By the end of the course the participant knows:

  • Lifesaving First Aid
  • Basic First Aid for Accidents
  • First Aid for Bleeding
  • First Aid for Small Injuries
  • How to administer CPR to a non-breathing unconscious patient
  • How to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) when available
  • Basics of Psychological First Aid

In addition the participant has understanding of:

  • Emergency Fire Safety and Evacuation Instructions
  • ABC-Method
  • The 4 Key Points of First Aid
  • The Chain of Survival
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) using an external automated defibrillator (AED)
  • Psychological First Aid


  • Instructor-led training 
  • CPR and relief of choking
  • Basic First Aid Skills
  • Incorporates latest CPR guidelines and skills practice

Course Content:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Contents of an AED
  • Safety precautions for use of an AED
  • Indications and contraindications for use of an AED
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart attack
  • Internal instructions in case of serious illnesses/injuries

New: 6 hours
Refresher: 3 hours

Updated: 05-21-2016