This MEDIC FIRST Aid – BASIC PLUS course provides students with the basic know-how and necessary skills on how to properly respond immediately to workplace injuries or medical emergencies.

Who should attend this course?

This training is recommended for all individuals.

Course content

  • Emergency First Aid Care
  • Recognising an Emergency
  • Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Using Barriers
  • Assessing for Response
  • Mechanism for Spinal Injury
  • Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Primary Life-Supporting Skills
  • Airway-Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
  • Clearing the airway – Long Roll
  • Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
  • Breathing – Ventilation Mask
  • Breathing – Ventilation Shield
  • Circulation – Chest Compressions
  • Initial Assessment
  • Unresponsive Patient
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • Bare, Prepare and Place Pads
  • Troubleshooting Messages
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Ongoing Assessment
  • Warning Signs of Serious Illness
  • Mechanism for Significant Injury
  • Specific First Aid Problems
  • Moving Patients
  • Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care
  • Hands-on skill practice
  • Participants will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.


    A MEDIC FIRST AID wall certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

    Recognised period

    Up to 2 years

    Course duration

    One day