Arm Yourself with the Knowledge to Provide Essential First Aid When Out and About with this ProTrainings Course.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Community First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 48 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£19.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Community First Aid gives you the basic first aid training to help in your community. This course goes alongside our Community AED course for training in the use of community AED units and gives you a general understanding of how to deal with a first aid emergency in your local community.

This course is ideal for community AED groups, church groups, youth groups or families or individuals to give the basics of CPR and immediate care.  Knowing just the basics will give you the confidence to help the most serious condition of cardiac arrest.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Community AED groups
  • Families
  • Individuals
  • Church groups
  • Youth groups

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 48 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Below is the content of the online course. Classroom courses may vary slightly.

  • Course Introduction
    • Introduction to family first aid
  • Initial Safety and Care
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • Initial Assessment and Recovery Position
    • Stop Think Act
    • Barriers
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult, Child, Infant CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED Introduction
    • Child CPR
    • Child CPR Breakdown
    • Infant CPR
  • Heart Attack and Stroke
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke
  • Choking Training
    • Conscious and Unconscious Adult Choking
    • Conscious and Unconscious Child Choking
    • Conscious and Unconscious Infant Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.3 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.0
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • CR2 AED user manual to learn more about this unit. For more information contact us.
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“I was a first aider at work saving a colleagues life after he had a heart attack. Knowing first aid is always handy to know in case of any emergency's like myself when there was no medical staff around and its there for the rest of your life.”

- Peter, Unemployed from winchester

“Everything was clear and precise throughout the whole training session. I also liked the way you can click onto a video to reinforce what the course was teaching.”

- Diana, retired from Hampshire
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