First Response Course

First Response Course

Onsite Course Enquiry

First Response Course

The First Response Course is a one-day course, designed for Scout and Girlguiding Leaders, to give them the knowledge and skills to deal with an emergency and apply basic first aid. The First Response Course is a requirement for individuals wishing to become a leader and must be renewed every three years to maintain your warrant.

Who is the Course For?

Scout Leaders, or those wishing to become Scout Leaders

Girlguiding Leaders, or those wishing to become leaders



Other Youth Groups, not needing an accredited qualification, but requiring some basic first aid knowledge


  • What is First Aid
  • Responsibilities First Aiders in Scouts and Guides
  • Primary Assessment
  • Secondary Assessment
  • CPR for Adults and Children
  • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Choking
  • Asthma, Hyperventilation and Drowning
  • Heart Attacks and Angina
  • Shock and Bleeding
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Bone, Joint and Muscle Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Effects of the Heat and Cold
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and Scalds


This course includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this.

Awarding Body

This Course is Certificated by Good Skills Training on successful completion of the course learners will receive a certificate of attendance

Course Duration

7 contact hours

Good Skills Training normally deliver this course over 1-day, 09:00 – 17:00

Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The First Response Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1


First Response Certificates are valid for 3-years, after this attendees must reattend a First Aid Response Course

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here