What do you learn in St John Ambulance?
With St John Ambulance you’ll develop skills in patient care, leadership and communication. Most importantly, you’ll learn the skills to save lives.
What do you do at St John’s Ambulance?
About our first aid training
St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid training provider. We deliver first aid, health & safety and mental health first aid training to hundreds of thousands of companies, local authorities, and members of the public every year.
What you learn in a first aid course?
You’ll learn how to examine a casualty, use a defibrillator, familiarize yourself with basic life support and learn how to control bleeding and trauma. These provide the skills to overcome a potentially threatening situation long enough for medically trained individuals to arrive on scene.
What do you do in St Johns Ambulance cadets?
What We Do
- First aid training.
- Volunteering within local communities.
- Providing first aid cover at public events, such as football matches and music festivals.
- Developing leadership and public speaking skills.
Why is it important to learn first aid?
It gives you tools to prevent the situation from becoming worse. In some situations if a patient doesn’t receive basic first aid care immediately their situation will deteriorate – often rapidly. By being able to provide basic care you can stabilize a patient until emergency medical services arrives.
What do you understand by first aid?
First aid is emergency care given immediately to an injured person. The purpose of first aid is to minimize injury and future disability. In serious cases, first aid may be necessary to keep the victim alive.
Is St John Ambulance free?
If you’re attended by an ambulance officer and/or transported in an ambulance because of a medical emergency. You’ll need to pay this charge even if someone else calls the ambulance for you. If you are a St John Supporter Scheme subscriber there is no charge.
Are St Johns Ambulance courses free?
Our free first aid workshops can help raise awareness of the importance of first aid in your organisation or at a local event.
What do you learn on a 3 day first aid course?
This 3 day course includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give learners in-depth training in the following information and treatments:
- Principles of first aid.
- Prevention of cross-infection.
- Basic life support (CPR & use of an AED)
- Breathing management.
- Managing unconscious casualties.