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Aviation First Aid


The requirement for first aid on aeroplanes if different from other businesses due to the location, lack of resources and time from professional help. This course covers the problems that can be faced by aircrew and how to deal with them. Also covered is an alternative to CPR where delivering in the confined space of a plane walkway. This course is designed to meet the first aid requirements for aircrew first aid laid down by the European Aviation Safety Agency. 

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

  • Air steward & stewardesses
  • Pilots
  • Ground crew

This course comes with 6.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introductory First Aid Training
  • Barriers and Face Shields
  • Initial Assessment
  • Heart Attack
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Adult CPR
  • Choking 
  • Hypoxia
  • Bleeding Control
  • Burns
  • Broken bones, sprains and strains
  • Shock
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Head Injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Air sickness
  • Stress, Hyperventilation and panic attacks
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Contamination of skin, eyes from aviation fuel
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Hyperthermia and frostbite
  • Malaria
  • Gastro-intestinal disturbance - food poisoning
  • Moving and positioning of people in care
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V7.0 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V7.0 - 2015 guidelines
  • Russian Student Manual V7.0
  • EmergencySMS service leaflet
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen Patient information leaflet
  • Epilepsy facts and figures leaflet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • First Aid Student Manual - Welsh
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to HeadSmart website
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet