The SkillZone provides a whole range of accredited and recognized life-saving first aid qualifications, from the 1-day Emergency First Aid At Work right through to Oxygen administration, all of which can be delivered at your premises or one of our training Centres across Scotland.
Our regulated courses also award candidates Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) academic credit points.
We are currently one of the few providers offering a 'First Aid needs assessment' which is designed to keep your business safe and compliant.
SkillZone has provided First Aid training to Physical Training Instructors,
Health/Medical Professionals, The Teaching Profession, Emergency Services, and many more.
If the bleeding isn’t controlled quickly, they may lose a lot of blood, become unresponsive and possibly develop shock. Shock does not mean emotional shock; it is a life-threatening condition, often caused by loss of blood.
How to treat severe bleeding:
Apply direct pressure to the wound.
Call 999 for emergency help, Medic or ambulance
Secure dressing with a bandage to maintain pressure.
Treat for shock.
Support the injury.
Your priority is to stop the bleeding.
Stand behind them and slightly to one side. Support their chest with 1 hand. Lean them forward so the object blocking their airway will come out of their mouth, rather than moving further down. Give up to 5 sharp blows between their shoulder blades with the heel of your hand.
Using a defibrillator before an ambulance arrives can significantly increase someone’s chance of survival. Learn what to do by booking one of our first aid courses and learning a lifelong skill to save a life.
Epi-pen - Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline, is a drug that can slow down or stop an anaphylactic reaction. An epinephrine auto-injector is a device that has a syringe and needle that can inject a single dose of epinephrine. Commercial brand names include EpiPen®, Auvi-Q® or Allerject®, and others.