Motorcycle First Aid - 1 day

This course uses ‘Systems First Aid’ and provides the knowledge and skills to manage incidents involving motorcycles ensuring casualty safety until emergency medical help arrives. This includes dealing with specific motorcycle issues such as crash helmets. For this course you will need to bring your own leathers and helmet.

About our Road User First Aid courses
Road users face a wide range of situations. These can be busy urban environments where help is readily accessible and scene safety and immediate lifesaving first aid is the priority There are also many situations and scenarios where a motorist or motorcyclist could be the first person on the scene in an isolated location, faced with daunting decisions to make not typically covered on a work or leisure based first aid course. These first aid courses prepare the road user to make the critical decisions and judgement calls that are vital at the scene of road traffic incidents.

Who is this qualification suitable for?
Anybody who is a motorcyclist understands the difficulties and challenges that a biker has with the various situations they can often find themselves in on the open road. The motorcyclist may well be the first on the scene with little or no first aid equipment, in an isolated location, often faced with daunting decisions not typically covered on a work based first aid course.

Industry recognition and support

This course receives wide support from both individuals and organisations involved with motorcycling including;

  • Dept. of Transport THINK campaign
  • BMF – British Motorcycle Federation
  • MAG UK
  • Ogri Ltd
  • Motorcycle UK Ltd
  • IAM/ROADA Group
  • WTRA – Welsh Trial Riders Association
  • Martin Hillier – Gloucestershire Constabulary

Motorcyclist First Aid programme

The course will cover;

  • Safe best practice, protecting the scene
  • Moving and handling techniques
  • A systematic approach to incident management
  • Unconsciousness, causes and treatment
  • External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock
  • Resuscitation procedures including choking
  • Spinal management
  • Helmet removal, when to and how to
  • Simulated incidents using your own bike gear

Instructors

Our trainers come from a range of professional backgrounds such as the emergency services, the military and outdoor professionals. We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations. Learn more about our trainers and what makes them unique.

Training

Our training is very practical and hands on with a typically 70% practical to just 30% theory. Our courses do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods. Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management. Read more about our training and why we get such positive reviews.

Assessment

All candidates must attend the full course to qualify. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout.

Qualification

The Motorcyclist First Aid certificate is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing another Motorcyclist First Aid certificate course.It is also ‘highly recommended’ that work place first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.

Certification

Our awarding body for the Motorcyclist First Aid certificate is ITC First Aid who are authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification title is: Motorcyclist First Aid certificate

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- £450

Individual candidate
- £65

If you need the Course to be Regulated, there will be an additional cost.

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