SCHOOL HOLIDAYS - Australian Red Cross Preliminary First Aid

Tuesday, 09 January 2024 | 9:30am - 4pm | Carnes Hill | Young Adults

Discover the power of preparedness with the Australian Red Cross!

Preliminary First Aid Workshop for 13-18 year olds.

Are you keen to learn lifesaving knowledge and develop practical first aid skills? Equip yourself with essential skills that can make a real difference in critical situations.

BYO lunch and drink bottle. Please wear comfortable clothing. You may like to bring a towel to kneel on for the CPR component.

What you'll learn:

  • Basic first aid techniques
  • CPR and AED usage
  • Wound care and bandaging
  • Recognising signs of medical emergencies
  • How to stay calm under pressure
  • The specific topics covered by the course include:
    • First Aid principles and priorities
    • Recognition of injury or illness
    • Recognition and management of an unconscious person
    • Principles of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • Recognition and management of a victim of choking, asthma or epilepsy
    • Shock, control of bleeding, care of wounds,<br>pressure bandaging
    • Burns and scalds
    • Soft tissue injuries and fractures
    • Poisons, bites and stings


  • Expert instructor from the Australian Red Cross
  • Hands-on practice
  • Certificate of participation
  • Be the hero, make a difference, and be ready to save lives!

Tuesday 9 January

9:30am - 4:00pm (including a half hour break)

Carnes Hill Library

600 Kurrajong Rd, Carnes Hill

Bookings required.

Event Details

Tuesday, 09 January 2024
9:30am - 4pm

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