First Aid (PADI)

Discover simple to follow steps for emergency care. This course focuses on building confidence in lay rescuers and increasing their willingness to respond when faced with a medical emergency. This course is accredited by PADI.


Please note this course is just for TTS members of staff.

First Aid: Emergency First Response

  • Primary Care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
  • Secondary Care (First Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
  • Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.
  • CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.

Who can attend this course? This course is open to all Tanglin staff however when places are limited priority will be given to those supporting sports, activities and school trips.

Who is the course delivered by? The course is delivered by our in-house trainers who are accredited by PADI.

What do I need to do before the course? Before the course you need to collect you Emergency First Response textbook from the PDC and complete the pre-course task. Kumari will email participants with more details.

How long is the course? The course is 9 hours, including breaks. You must be able to attend the whole course. The EFR qualification is valid for 2 years.

Other Info

Location: PDC

Refreshments: Tea, coffee, lunch and morning and afternoon break will be provided.

Please wear clothes that you feel comfortable in, this is a practical course.

Please ensure your line manager is happy for you to attend the course. If you are a member of faculty please arrange cover in the normal way.

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