This basic first aid course will equip staff members and volunteers in the event of first aid being required. The course provides information and practical demonstrations, designed to give individuals the basic skills to keep them safe, administer and the skills to save someone’s life.

At the end of the course, candidates will receive a certificate recognising that they have attended the course. In addition they will be given a handout recapping everything covered for future use, along with other medical procedures.

What will I learn?training

By the end of this session you will have an improved awareness of:

  • How to describe the actions taken to a first aider or paramedic
  • How to deal with an unconscious casualty
  • How to carry out adult resuscitation
  • How to deal with a minor bleed
  • How to deal with adult choking
  • An understanding of basic first aid guidelines and procedures

Who should attend?

Anyone who feels they or their organisation would benefit from the presence of a basic first aider should the need arise.




9.45am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The workshop will finish by 1pm.


£40 per person for OCVA members
£50 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£65 per person from a non-charitable organisation


Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates

There is no parking available, although we maybe able to assist those with disabilities. Please contact us to enquire if you have a disability. Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

For public transport options, click here.

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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