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Postponed: Certified First Aid Course


23 Apr 2020

10:15 am – 5:15 pm

Unfortunately this course has had to be postponed until further notice.

Photograph of first-aid kit laid out with plasters and alcohol pads

This is an accredited course and you will receive a certificate. Attend to learn practical first aid, be prepared in case of emergencies, and gain the skills that may help save a life.

The course costs £25 for MU members to attend, which is a subsidised price and non-refundable. Places are limited, so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

You will learn:

  • The role of a first aider
  • How to assess an incident
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally or who is not breathing normally
  • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding, in shock, choking or with a minor injury

Things you need to know:

  • The course lasts six hours
  • Please bring a photo ID (ie driver's licence or passport) to show to the trainer before the start of the course
  • Please wear comfortable clothing, so as to participate in practical exercises
  • No mobile phones are to be used while the training is going on
  • Phones need to be turned off during the course
  • Attendees cannot do other work while attending the course
  • Attendees need to arrive promptly and come back from breaks promptly
  • Regardless of whether you have done the course before or not, you are required to participate and pass the practical assessments as well as the written assessment. In order to pass the practical assessment on CPR, attendees must be able to kneel on the floor
  • The course will be in English. Translators are not allowed but attendees may bring a bilingual dictionary, if needed. Please let us know beforehand

The MU makes every effort to ensure that all events we organise are accessible to everyone who would like to attend. We want to provide equal access to our events for all our members.

If you have any access requirements you would like us to be aware of, please contact Rose Delcour-Min on 020 7840 5563 or via email rose.delcour.min@theMU.org at least one week ahead of the event to discuss what you need.

Event location

Musicians' Union, 2 Sovereign Court Graham Street, Birmingham B1 3JR

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