Note: Your progress in watching these videos WILL NOT be tracked. These training videos are the same videos you will experience when you take the full Family First Aid Level 2 (VTQ) program. You may begin the training for free at any time to start officially tracking your progress toward your certificate of completion.

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Before we start this course we will first look at what is covered during the training. The course is divided into categories and within each category, you will find several videos. You can pause and watch again any of the videos on the course. We update our courses regularly and you will be able to see any replacements and also any new videos as they are released. This may be an online course but if you have any questions during the course, you can contact us by phone, email, or use our online chat facility on any of our websites. You will work through the course videos in order and now we will give you an overview of what is contained in the course.

In the first section, we will look at the fears of first aid, scene safety, DRAB and the ABCDs, how to use face shields, initial assessment, recovery position for both adults and infants and also calling the emergency services. In cardiac arrest and CPR, we cover many different subjects including adult and child CPR, drowning, compression-only CPR, resuscitation and improving compressions and breaths. Heart attack, stroke, aspirin and the Aspod are also included in the Family First Aid course, ensuring you know how to deal with an emergency if it should arise.

The choking management category includes choking recognition, adult choking and child choking and infant choking. Bleeding control is also included in the Basic First Aid course, demonstrating how to treat embedded objects and also how to deal with serious external bleeding. The final category in the course will inform you on subjects such as fractures, head injuries, spinal injuries, eye injuries, burns, shock, asthma, epilepsy, bites and stings.