From triage to tourniquets, be ready for any major incident with this comprehensive ProTrainings Course.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Major Incident Trauma Level 3 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 56 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
  • 100% online or add a skill session with a certified instructor
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

Major incident trauma is something that anyone could need to deal with but this course is also aimed at the emergency services. Catastrophic injuries from multiple casualty incidents are something that unfortunately are real situations that first responders and members of the public may have to deal with.

The course covers keeping yourself safe and triage of casualties. It also covers many different types of catastrophic injuries and how to treat them.

This video online course is also available as a classroom course nationally or as a blended course where you learn online and then complete a practise session with an approved ProTrainings instructors locally.

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.

  • Fire services
  • Community First Responders
  • Police
  • Emergency services
  • Military
  • High-risk workplaces
  • Motor race rescue
  • Firearms units
  • Members of the public

This course comes with 3.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 56 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.

  • The hazards that pose a risk to personal safety
  • Responsibilities of the First Responder
  • Dynamic risk assessing
  • PPE overview
  • Selecting the correct PPE in relation to the incident
  • Types of infection that may be encountered
  • Methods of spread or mode of transmission of infection
  • The Chain of infection
  • Using gloves
  • Face and eye protection Full body suit
  • Actions to withdraw from an incident Hazardous waste disposal
  • EMS integration
  • DRCA(c)BCDE
  • METHANE reporting for scene management
  • Mechanism of injury
  • Triage sieve
  • Prioritising casualty management and assessing the number of casualties
  • ASHICE
  • SBAR
  • Additional resources at the scene
  • Serious Bleeding 
  • Excessive bleeding control
  • Blood loss - a practical demonstration
  • Embedded objects
  • Knife Wounds
  • AmputationTreatment
  • Blast Injuries 
  • Chest injuries
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Trauma dressings
  • Haemostatic dressing or tourniquet?
  • Tourniquets and where to use them
  • Tourniquets - CAT, SOFT-T and MAT
  • What damage can be done with tourniquets
  • When tourniquets don't work, and applying the second one
  • Haemostatic dressings
  • Packing a wound with Celox Z Fold haemostatic dressing
  • Celox A
  • Celox Granules
  • Monitoring a patient after tourniquet or haemostatic have been used
  • Catastrophic Bleeding Kits
  • Recovery position
  • Shock
  • Patient handover to EMS
  • Post-traumatic stress

Learning Outcomes

LO1. Understand the hazards that pose a risk to personal safety when dealing with a major incident and performing a dynamic risk assessment. 

LO2. Explain the ways in which the responder can be harmed by injury and infection and selecting the correct personal protective equipment. 

LO3. Explain the DRCA(c)BCDE protocol in treating traumatic injuries. 

LO4. Explain how the emergency services integrate to offer effective care. 

LO5. Understand approved methods of triage and communication between responders and the emergency medical services. 

LO6. Explain the concerns and treatment of different types of catastrophic injury. 

LO7. Explain how to use a tourniquet in the treatment of a catastrophic extremity bleed. 

LO8. Explain how to treat a catastrophic bleed with haemostatic dressings and agents. 

 LO9. Explain how to continue to monitor a patient and treat for shock. 

 LO10. Explain how to hand over to the EMS.

 LO11. Understand the concerns of post-traumatic stress. 

  • 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
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for industry
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • BTS Guideline for oxygen use in adults in healthcare and emergency settings
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • 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.
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Celox leaflet on haeostatic dressings
  • 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
  • Emerade - Package leaflet: Information for the user
  • EpiPen Guide
  • 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 and Social Distancing poster
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • FoxSeal Leaflet - chest seal
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • Heartsine 350 AED unit
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox A
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Russian Student Manual V8.3
  • STAT Tourniquet leaflet - for humans and pets
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • Triage Sieve & Triage Sort
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
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I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

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Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

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What People are Saying

“Educational”

- Alexander, Company Director from Lancashire

“A very good course to consolidate prior knowledge and to build new learning”

- Vic, First aid trainer from Middlesex
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