Learn the types of First Aid you should know to help those aged 50 and Over. Perfect for families and those caring for others.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

50 Plus First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 3 hours and 2 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
  • Videos include subtitles
  • Course manual available in the following languages: English, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Arabic
£24.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This course provides basic first aid awareness training and accident prevention to adults over the age of 50. Areas of focus include providing care for partners and dealing with incidents involving younger members of the family. There is also a small section on pet first aid.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

After this course, the learner will have a greater understanding of the possible injuries and illnesses that could affect all age groups. The learner will understand why immediate professional care is vital to ensure that pain and suffering are reduced as much as possible and will have more confidence to deal with an emergency situation, should it arise.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

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.

  • Families
  • Carers
  • Nursing
  • Individuals
  • Community and social clubs
 

This course comes with 4.0 hrs (5.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 3 hours and 2 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.

For full details of the online course content and the latest videos please visit our 50 Plus First Aid Training site.

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

  • Introduction
    • How and when to call the medical professionals
    • Who will arrive when you call 999
    • Waiting for the EMS to Arrive
  • Accidents, Prevention and Keeping Safe
    • Accidents and how to avoid them
    • Keeping safe in emergencies
    • Gloves and infection control
    • First aid kits
    • Falls and Fall Prevention
  • Unconscious, Heart and Respiratory Problems 
    • Fainting
    • Heart attack, angina and chest pain
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest and CPR
    • CPR Breakdown
    • Chest Compressions Only
    • What the Paramedics will do and AED units
    • Choking
    • Atrial Fibrillation 
  • Injury First Aid Skills
    • Bleeding and cuts
    • Spinal injury
    • Types of shock and treatment
    • Breaks, fractures, sprains and strains
    • Burns
    • Eye injuries
    • Heat and cold emergencies
  • Illness First Aid Skills
    • Stroke
    • Diabetes and nutrition problems
    • Breathing problems and asthma
    • Allergic Reactions
  • Other First Aid Skills
    • First aid for children
  • Summary
 
  • 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
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Age UK Website with information on Dementia link
  • Alzheimer's Society website link
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • Asthma spacer user instructions - GlaxoSmithKline Aerochamber Plus
  • 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
  • Child and Infant CPR Flowchart Handout
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Dementia Action Alliance link
  • Dementia Friends information website link
  • Dementia UK website link
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy Action leaflet
  • Epilepsy and education – information for parents leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • 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
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • NHS website on Dementia link
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Pet Emergency Contact Sheet and Care
  • 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
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
  • The Dementia Action Alliance Website link
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

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.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

If needed, can I hire a CPR manikin and the items I need to complete this course virtually?

Yes, we have equipment that can be hired or included in the price to allow you or your workplace to complete this course virtually. There is a charge or you can buy the equipment so you have it available for the next course.  Contact us for more information to see what you need to complete this course virtually.

Do you sell first aid kits and equipment?

Yes, we sell over 1000 products from first aid kits to plasters.  We also sell a wide range of medical devices, equipment and everything you need to deal with a first aid emergency and to comply in the workplace with first aid provision.  See our first aid equipment online store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

Do you have 360 videos on your courses?

Yes, we are adding 360 videos to many courses. These videos can be viewed on any device and allow you to see the video around 360 degrees to gain a better insight into the film. We use these for things like first aid and health and safety and will be adding more in the coming weeks.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course 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.

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

“This is a very interesting course and I have learnt a lot. Every one in this age group should complete it.”

- barbara, housewife from Essex

“It took me ages to do this course because I thought it would be very hard and tiresome but once I did start I found it great, very easy, well instructed and recommend it 100%”

- Norma from West Midlands
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