Joy has travelled and worked extensively in various countries including Peru, Malawi, India Thailand, South Africa, USA, Chile, New Zealand Australia, both back packing, cycle touring and as a volunteer in a children’s home and therefore teaches from experience.

Basic First Aid

  • What to take away in your First Aid kit
  • How to manage an accident to yourself or others
  • How to assess a casualty
  • How to deal with an unconscious casualty
  • How and when to use the recovery position
  • How to give CPR
  • How to deal with choking, bleeding and head injuries

Travel Specific First Aid

  • Medication you may like to take with you
  • Dealing with snake bites and insect bites
  • Avoiding malaria and other infectious diseases abroad
  • Dealing with wounds from trekking, coral or fungal infections
  • Optional: Paediatric module for those working with children under 8

All candidates will be able to practise their skills on resuscitation mannequins, apply bandages to each other and perfect the recovery position in different settings.

The course leads to a 3 year qualification as a first aider, if you do not want this, but an attendance only certificate the course costs less.

One day £75 ( or £55 without qualification)

Two day £130 ( £100 without qualification)

06Oct2018

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

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03Nov2018

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Find out more...

01Dec2018

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Find out more...

02Feb2019

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Find out more...

02Mar2019

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Find out more...

30Mar2019

Travel and Gap Year First Aid

Travel Specific First Aid. Medication you may like to take with you. Dealing with snake bites and insect bites.

At Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Rd, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Find out more...

Location; Faculty of Education Hills Road Cambridge

The instructions were explained well and backup with reasons which made you feel informed and well prepared. You were able to ask all the questions no matter how minor or ‘silly’.

Sophie

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