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Why would you want to become a First Aid Instructor?

Teaching can be very fulfilling  as a career. The ability to pass essential knowledge and skills to your students can not only be satisfying but may save lives! Teaching  lifesaving skills is even more exciting as you are sharing your passion and at the same time passing on vital skills for dealing with an emergency situation.  Four Minutes First Aid Training have 15 years of teaching first aid skills and during that time we have heard many stories from students that have been able to make a critical difference in an emergency situation. For us, there is no better reward than hearing these stories regardless of the time and effort we put in teaching.  If you like a challenge and want to be part of something enjoyable, fun and important,  then  sign up for out First aid Instructor training today. The course follows the European Resuscitation Council guidelines.

Course Schedule

To become an EFR first aid instructor and be able to deliver first aid at work courses, you need to complete the following module:

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Adults (1 day)
This course focuses on basic life support skills such as scene safety assessment, initial casualty assessment, rescue breathing and CPR, serious bleeding, spinal injuries and shock. This is taught through instructor-led theory sessions, video presentations and plenty of skill practice. Students should leave with a thorough grounding and be able to react quickly in an emergency first aid situation.

Paediatric First aid (1 day)
This course covers all aspects of emergency care for infants and children. Similar in content to the BLS course, but focussed on children. In addition you will learn how to perform illness and injury assessments and common secondary first aid techniques such as splinting and bandaging.

First aid at Work training
The EFR FAW and EFAW training primarily focuses on recognising and attending to life-threatening emergencies within the workplace. You will also learn first aid skills that prepare you to render emergency care for common problems that are less serious. Injury and illness assessment teaches you how to identify staff members injuries or gather information about an illness to pass on to emergency medical personnel. Importantly you will also learn about keeping first aid records, the duties of a first aider and employer responsibilities.

Instructor Training (2 Day)
As an EFR Instructor you will be coaching students to learn first aid skills and create a positive learning environment. Along with learning how to structure and organise EFR first aid training courses, you will learn:

• How to present the course content and micro teach.
• How to encourage self-discovery in students.
• How to evaluate student skills and mastery during hands-on skills practice.
• How to manage effective scenario-based learning experiences.

Skills you will teach include:

• First aid regulation
• Record keeping and reporting
• First aid kit selection
• The duties of a First Aider
• Employee and employer health and safety responsibility
• Helping Others in Need
• Emotional Aspects of Being an Emergency Responder
• Keeping Your Skills Refreshed
• Leading a Healthy Lifestyle
• Recognising Life-Threatening Problems
• Moving and Transporting Casualties

Specific primary skills that you will study and practice:
• Scene Assessment
• Use of Barriers
• Primary Assessment of a casualty
• How to perform Chest Compressions
• Combining Chest Compressions with Rescue Breathing
• How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
• Dealing with Serious Bleeding
• Dealing with Shock
• Dealing with Spinal Injuries
• Helping a Conscious Choking Adult
• Conscious Choking Child
• Conscious Choking Infant

Secondary care skills you will also practice:
• Injury Assessment
• Illness Assessment
• Bandaging
• Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures
• Allergic Reactions,
• Bruises, Cuts,
• Burns, Chemical Burns,
• Dental Injuries,
• Diabetic Problems,
• Dislocations and Fractures,
• Minor Electrical Injuries,
• Eye Injuries,
• Frostbite,
• Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke,
• Hypothermia,
• Insect Stings,
• Poisoning,
• Rescue Breathing (child and infant) Scrapes,
• Seizures,
• Sprains and Strains,
• Temperature Related Injuries,
• First Aid Kit Assembly.

Our instructors have 15 years teaching experience and you will have the opportunity of working with them in over the 5 days and mastering your training delivery methods. You may be able to have your university fund the cost for the Emergency First Response Instructor course.

5 Days Instructor Courses training with Four Minutes £890 +VAT



  • Books and Course Materials
  • EFR Certification
  • Quality training venue
  • Experienced instructors
  • Administrative support
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