A basic knowledge of First Aid will not enable you to deal effectively with a traumatic, catastrophic bleed. Catastrophic bleeding is life-threatening and can kill in minutes, so having a fast and effective method of stopping bleeding is a must have skill. This course will equip the user with the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise on how to apply a Tourniquet (CAT, MAT, and SOFT T) and Haemostatic dressings (Celox/Quick Clot) in the event of an emergency. This course is accredited by the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) accreditation group.
|| Yes (Ofqual Regulated)
|| CPD Certificate, accredited by the CPD accreditation group
| Certificate Validity
|| 1 year
|| 1 day
|| The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.
The syllabus for this course meets the HSE and Resuscitation Council (UK) training recommendations the treatment of Traumatic Injuries: Control of bleeding; Haemostatic dressings; Use of a tourniquet.
Course Location + Duration
This course can be run in-house, or at a location of your choice for up to 12 delegates.
The HSE recommend at least 6 training contact hours for this course, which can be delivered in 1 day, or broken down into individual days/evenings to suit you.
Delegates must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course.
Who Should Attend?
The Catastrophic Bleeds course is targeted at Fist Aiders in all outdoor and remote activities, as well as those who work in high risk environments, such as: Construction; Equestrian; Agricultural; Saw Mills; Forestry; Tree Surgery; Farming; Game Shooting; Gun Clubs; Security et al.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive a Catastrophic Bleeds CDP Certificate, which is valid for one year. This course is Regulated by Ofqual under their Regulated Quality Framework (RQF) and accredited by the FAA.
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The following courses can be added to your Catastrophic Bleeds course to maximise the value and cost-effectiveness of your training: