1st Response Part 1, 2 and 3 7th and 14th June 2021

Monday 7th June 2021

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1st Response Part 1, 2 and 3 7th and 14th June 2021

1st Response is Girlguiding's own first aid course. 

It will train you to provide first aid to members in emergencies - in or outside of your unit meeting place. The course was created specifically for members of Girlguiding and The Scout Association. It is not recognised as a first aid qualification outside of Girlguiding or Scouting.

We are offering 1st response as a blended course. To have the course recorded on GO as complete you will need to attend the 2 x live on line sessions part 1, 2 and 3, attend a short pratical session and complete the Girlguiding 1st response e learning

You must attend both dates 7th and 14th June   

If you have a first aid certificate you may not need to complete the 1st response course. If your certificate covers all of this list you will only need to complete the Girlguiding first response  e-learning. 

The cost of the 1st response course is £20 and covers all parts. You will be emailed on how you can pay this. It is a legitimate unit expense and should be covered by your unit budget. 

Part 1 - Life support 

Monday 7th and Monday 14th June at 7pm to 10 pm

  • Approach and assessment **
  • CPR for an adult **
  • CPR for a child **
  • Use of AED (automated external defibrillator) *
  • Choking *
  • Causes and level of unresponsiveness 
  • Recovery / safe airway position *

Part 2 - Trauma and Injury 

  • Shock
  • Bleeding*
  • Fractures and sprains*
  • Head injury
  • Shock
  • Bleeding*
  • Fractures and sprains*
  • Head injury
  • Dental incidents
  • Burns
  • Dental incidents
  • Burns

Part 3 - Major Illness 

  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis*
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Diabetes
  • Sepsis/Meningitis



Topics in this list marked with * can be delivered as either theory or practical methods and will form part of the practical when restrictions allow.

Topics marked with ** must be demonstrated practically by the participants (although those who are not able to do this may instruct others in doing the skill).

Pratical session is booked for 18th April 2021 at Thirtover activity centre and you can attend a practical session before completing the theory.  

If this training is showing as full please email Gillian on countyadmin@girlguidingroyalberkshire.org.uk to be placed on a waiting list

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Please note that Berkshire Girlguiding is covering the cost of this training; if you book a space and subsequently find you are unable to attend please contact Gillian as soon as possible on: countyadmin@girlguidingroyalberkshire.org.uk so that someone from the waiting list can take your place