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CIEH Introduction to First Aid

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CIEH Introduction to First Aid


What do you do in a medical emergency? Are you well prepared? Medical emergencies can happen in the workplace or at home, and if you are not aware of the steps to take the Introduction to First Aid course will come in helpful. Gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid and what to do during cuts, burns, nosebleeds and fractures. The course is designed for individuals who want to have career in healthcare or for those who are already employed in the healthcare industry. The course is ideal for learners of all levels, particularly beginners who want to gain in-depth knowledge of First Aid and for advanced level users who want a refresher.

The Introduction to First Aid course will discuss a range of topics such as the standards for first aid, sudden illnesses, breathing emergencies, environmental illness and bone joint injuries. Learn how to survey a medical scene, treat minor injuries and report the accurate information to medical responders.

The First Aid course will come in helpful when you are in the midst of a medical emergency. If you can provide the necessary help until medical responders arrive on the scene, it may mean the difference between life and death. The course is useful to individuals in fields such as healthcare, nursing and homecare, however, as an academic qualification anyone in any industry can gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid practices.  

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding. 

What will I learn?

  • Learn the importance of first aid and how you can apply best practices in any given situation.
  • Learn about treatment and care of wounds.
  • How to handle sudden illnesses.
  • How to deal with breathing emergencies.
  • How to tackle burns.
  • Do you know how to recognise a choking patient? And what do you do?
  • Can you manage an acute bleed?
  • Learn first aid skills at beginner level or gain a refresher course.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Employees, workers
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants to further advance their knowledge in first aid.
  • Homecare workers, residential care workers, school care workers, nurses

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in first aid

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Introduction to First Aid you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Introduction to First Aid by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all. 

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the Introduction to First Aid you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jump start you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to The certification will enable employees in the capacity of Junior and Senior employees, including Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Personal Homecare Aid – £8.20 per hour
  • Residential Caregiver – £16,384 per annum
  • Nursing Manager – £40,399 per annum

Others jobs you can get

  • Residential Care Worker
  • Nursery Worker

 Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 29
1: Introduction to First Aid
1.1 Definition of first aid
1.2 Importance of first aid
1.3 Employee and employer obligations
1.4 First aider’s role
1.5 Reporting first-aid incidents
1.6 Incident report
1.8 What you have learned?
2: First aid equipment
2.1 Introduction
2.2 First aid kit
2.3 Renewal of first aid equipment
2.4 Medication
2.5 Minimising the risk of infection
2.6 Routes of entry
2.7 How to wash your hands
2.8 Other measures to minimise infection
2.9 What you have learned?
3: First at the scene
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Scene survey
3.3 Primary survey of casualty
3.4 Calling for help
3.5 Giving the correct information
3.6 What you have learned?
4: Treating minor injuries
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Treating minor injuries
4.3 Small cuts, grazes and bruises
4.4 Minor burns or scalds
4.5 Small splinters
4.6 What you have learned?
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