Top 19 First-Aid Training Courses You Can’t-Miss
Our previous blog discussed the importance of first-aid training courses in the workplace. If you haven’t read it yet, please follow the above link and read it.
In this blog, we will talk about the 19 best first-aid training available at Coggno. They all cater to different audiences, including employees, employers and managers. They are affordable and can be easily taken at your pace.
So, let’s jump into the training!
1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training (US) Course
This course is a crucial resource for employees. It provides comprehensive training on recognizing and responding to severe life-threatening emergencies requiring Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Lasting 22 minutes, this course teaches employees to perform CPR effectively, protect themselves while aiding someone in need, and understand the purpose of CPR.
It offers certification upon completion and includes a bookmark feature for progress tracking. The course is accessible in English and requires a compatible browser, such as:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher (preferably 11+);
- Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome (latest version);
- iPad iOS (latest, tablet only), Mac OS 10.10 or 10.11 (PC only);
- Apple Safari 8 or 9, and Android Google Chrome (latest).
2. First Aid Awareness Course
In a concise 17 minutes, this course emphasizes the critical role of the first responder in improving the chances of victim survival and recovery. The course objectives include:
- Explaining accountability for a victim’s outcome;
- Assessing scenes and victims;
- Providing valuable information to emergency medical services (EMS),
- Understanding guidelines for moving victims;
- Mastering basic first aid procedures, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and bleeding control.
3. First Aid – Basics Course
This 40-minute course emphasizes recalling basic first-aid techniques for various emergencies, including:
- Breathing emergencies;
- Choking, severe bleeding;
- Shock, fractures, sprains, strains, and burns.
4. First Aid Suite (US)
This suite of modules, totaling 127 minutes in duration, offers valuable knowledge and skills to respond effectively to various first-aid situations at home, work, or anywhere you go. It covers important procedures such as:
- Performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
- Controlling bleeding;
- Reacting to potential poisonings.
By assessing the victim’s condition, calling for help, and taking the right actions, participants can learn how to potentially save lives and keep victims comfortable until emergency help arrives.
5. First Aid – Medical Emergencies Course
This 25-minute course covers a variety of emergency scenarios. It equips learners to recall basic first aid techniques for treating sudden illnesses (such as fainting, seizures, diabetic emergencies, severe allergic reactions, heart attacks, asthma attacks, and stroke) and addressing poisoning, stings and bites, and heat- and cold-related illnesses. The course is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, and French.
6. First Aid – Module 01 – Introduction (US) Course
This 9-minute module focuses on ensuring both the victim’s and the rescuer’s well-being during first-aid situations. It covers topics such as:
- Obtaining consent before administering first aid;
- Understanding abandonment;
- Preventing disease transmission during first aid;
- Recognizing appropriate situations for victim movement;
- Safe victim movement techniques.
Upon successful completion, participants receive a certificate, and the course offers a bookmark feature for convenient progress tracking. It is conducted in English.
7. First Aid – Module 02 – Finding Out What Is Wrong (US) Course
In just 7 minutes, this module reinforces the critical importance of:
- Assessing the scene and the victim;
- Recognizing potential dangers;
- Assessing injuries or illnesses;
- Utilizing the SAMPLE information gathering process.
It teaches participants to physically examine a victim and gather essential information for providing effective first aid.
8. First Aid – Module 03 – Basic Life Support (US) Course
This 11-minute module focuses on:
- Recognizing cardiac incidents;
- Performing CPR for adults;
- Administering choking care;
- Positioning unresponsive victims in the recovery position.
It emphasizes the critical importance of swift action when victims are not breathing or have stopped their heartbeats.
9. First Aid – Module 04 – Bleeding And Wound Care (US) Course
In just 15 minutes, this module provides crucial knowledge and skills to effectively control bleeding, properly care for minor wounds, and administer first aid to individuals with more severe injuries like amputations and head or facial wounds. It emphasizes wound contamination prevention and disease transmission control.
10. First Aid – Module 05 – Shock And Anaphylaxis Care (US) Course
This 8-minute module focuses on recognizing and responding to shock and anaphylaxis. It covers these conditions’ causes, signs, and symptoms and guides administering essential first-aid treatment.
11. First Aid – Module 06 – Burns And Electrical Shock (US) Course
This training offers vital training for employees to respond to serious burns or electrical shocks. With a duration of 12 minutes, this course covers the following:
- How to extinguish flames if on fire;
- Recognizing first-, second-, and third-degree burns;
- Identifying various types of burns (heat, chemical, and electrical);
- Recognizing signs of electrical shock.
It provides step-by-step guidance on administering first aid for these situations.
Upon completion, participants receive a certificate, and the course includes a bookmark feature for easy progress tracking. The training is conducted in English and is designed for employees who have already undergone in-depth first-aid training.
12. First Aid – Module 07 – Serious Injuries (US) Course
This 14-minute module covers the recognition and treatment of serious injuries like brain, spine, chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries. It provides essential knowledge to respond effectively to these injuries, which can be life-threatening if not properly treated.
13. First Aid – Module 08 – Bone, Joint And Muscle Injuries (US) Course
This 10-minute module focuses on:
- Recognizing various bone, joint, and muscle injuries;
- Providing guidelines for safe splinting;
- Identifying joint dislocations or sprains and muscle strains and cramps;
- Detailing the first aid procedures for joint dislocations.
Furthermore, it emphasizes the importance of rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) for joint and muscle injuries.
14. First Aid – Module 09 – Sudden Illness (US) Course
This 13-minute module covers the recognition and treatment of both general and specific sudden illnesses. It helps learners with the following:
- Recognize signs and symptoms of sudden illness;
- Understand general first aid steps;
- Recall specific first aid procedures for stroke, respiratory distress, seizures, severe abdominal pain, and diabetic emergencies.
15. First Aid – Module 11 – Cold And Heat Emergencies (US) Course
This 8-minute module focuses on preventing and addressing cold- and heat-related injuries and illnesses. It teaches participants to recognize symptoms associated with these emergencies and provides first aid procedures for conditions like hypothermia, frostbite, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.
Learners receive a certificate upon completion, and the course features a bookmark. It is available in English.
16. Emergency First Aid (Course)
This 30-minute course teaches learners to recognize the signs of a medical emergency and provide immediate care until medical professionals arrive. The course emphasizes the vital role of first aid in potentially life-saving situations that can occur in both workplace and home settings.
17. First Aid General Awareness Training V2.16 Course
First Aid General Awareness Training V2.16 Course is designed to equip employees with skills to handle minor injuries such as cuts, abrasions, bruises, first-degree burns, sprains, and splinters. This training also includes CPR instruction.
It offers certification upon completion and features a bookmark option for convenient progress tracking. The course is in English and accessible on browsers such as Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11, with Adobe Flash and pop-ups enabled.
18. First Aid1 Course
This course emphasizes the importance of proper training for workers to administer basic first aid. It also stresses the necessity of well-stocked first-aid kits in workplaces, with designated employees responsible for first-aid treatments.
This course is offered in English and includes certification upon completion.
19. First Aid: AED Training
This is a concise 5-minute program that teaches employees when and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), including steps for assessing unconscious individuals, checking for breathing, and performing CPR. AEDs are crucial devices placed in public locations to address irregular heart rhythms. While it does not provide a certificate upon completion, it offers valuable knowledge.
Other First-Aid Courses We Offer
- First Aid: 01. Introduction To First Aid
- First Aid: 02. Broken Bones
- First Aid: 03. Burns
- First Aid: 04. Bites, Cuts, And Scrapes
- First Aid: 05. Choking
- First Aid: Toxic Plants
- First Aid: Mammal Bites And Scratches
- First Aid: Bug Bites And Stings
- First Aid: Snake Bites
- First Aid: Seizures
- First Aid: Diabetes
- First Aid: EpiPens And Allergic Reactions
- First Aid: Strokes
We hope that you find these courses and training helpful. For more such training, head to Coggno.