First Aid Trainings

1. First Aid Trainings for Volunteers of Red Cross

(We provide first aid trainings for volunteers of our society to provide our first aid services to the people)

2. Commercial First Aid Trainings

(First Aid trainings for companies, industrial institutions, govermant and non govermant institutions and organizations, individuals, health practitioners etc..)

1. First Aid Trainings for Volunteers of Red Cross

1. Junior Trainings
2. Basic Training
3. Advanced Training
4. Instructor Training
1. Junior First Aid Trainings
Duration : 14 Hours (Two days or can be conducted within two month period)
Eligibility : Students under 16 years and above 12/ Should be a Red Cross Member
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Examination: A practical and theory examination will be held for those who complete full course
Course Fee : Free for junior redcross members
Certificate: Valid for 02 Years
Qualification: Can become a Junior First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at home, school, first aid camps to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Next Step: Basic First Aid Training
2. Basic First Aid Trainings
Duration : 03 Days (08.30Am to 04.30Pm) or can be complete as 24 hours within 03 months
Eligibility : Anyone age above 16/ Junior First Aiders
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Bone Injuries, Medical Emergencies, Poisoning, bandages and dressing, Casualty transport etc..
Examination: A practical and theory examination will be held for those who complete full course nationaly in a day thrise per year
Course Fee: Free for Red Cross Youth Members, Active Members and volunteers
Certificate: Valid for 02 Years
Qualification: Can become a Basic First Aider/ will be able to fulfill most of the first aid requirement at home, school, first aid camps to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Next Step: Advanced First Aid Training
3. Advanced First Aid Trainings
Duration : 05 Days (08.30Am to 04.30Pm) or can be complete as 40 hours within 03 months
Eligibility : For those who successfully followed and passed the basic first aid examination/ Health Practitioners (Doctors, Government Nurses,  PHIs)/ Age above 18
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Bone Injuries, Hypoxia, Medical Emergencies, Poisoning, bandages and dressing, Casualty transport etc..
Examination: A practical and theory examination will be held for those who complete full course Nationally in a day at every year
Course Fee: Free for Red Cross Youth Members, Active Members and volunteers
Certificate: Valid for 02 Years
Qualification: Can become a Advanced First Aider/ will be able to fulfill most of the first aid requirement at home, school, first aid camps or anywhere to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Next Step: Instructor First Aid Training
4. Instructor First Aid Trainings
Duration          : 07 – 10 Days (08.30Am to 04.30Pm) or can be complete as 40 hours within 03 months
Eligibility         : For those who successfully followed and pass the Advanced first aid examination/ Age above 20
Content            : All the first aid teaching, training requirments
Examination   : 04 type of test will be conducted such as practical, theory, training ability, general knowledge
Course Fee      : Free for Red Cross Youth Members, Active Members and volunteers
Certificate       : Valid for 02 Years (Can be renew by participating refresher trainings)
Qualification  : First Aid Trainer – Level V
Next Step        : Master First Aid Training
5. Types of Instructor First Aid Trainings
First Aid Instructors (Trainers) have been catergories in to 05 levels according to the experience, abilities and special trainings received.
Level V Junior First Aid Instructors
Level IV Basic First Aid Instructors
Level III Advanced First Aid Instructors
Level II Senior First Aid Instructors
Level I Master First Aid Instructors
Contact your nearest branch to become a volunteer to get a training and serve people
(Link to branch network)

2. Commercial First Aid Trainings

(First Aid for Commercial & Industrial sector, Government institutions, Non govermental organizations and for Individuls)
(Introduction to why Individuals and Companies need first aid0
First Aid for kids
One Day Training
Two Day Training
Basic Training
Advanced Training
CPR Trainning
Trauma
First Aid at Road Traffic Incident
Refresher Training
First Aid Awareness
Registration for a Commercial Training (online registration form should be attached)
Individual Training
Group Training
I. First Aid for kids
Ideal for : Students of International Schools, Individual Children, Private Classes
Duration : 14 Hours (Two days or can be conducted within two month period)
Eligibility : Students age between 12 to 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Examination: A practical and theory examination will be held for those who complete full course
Course Fee : Rs. 20,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a Junior First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at home, school, first aid camps to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year/ two Day training/ CPR training
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
II. One Day first Aid Trainings
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs,  Seamens
Duration : 08 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.15,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 3000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should arrange Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
III. Two Day first Aid Trainings
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs,  Seamens
Duration : 15 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.22,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 6000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
IV. Basic First Aid Training (03 Days)
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs
Duration : 21-23 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.30,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 9000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
V. Advanced First Aid Training (04 Days)
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Driving license expectors, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs,
Duration : 08 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 18
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.40,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 12,000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
VI. CPR Training
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Driving license expectors, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs, Seamens
Duration : 06 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS
Course Fee : Rs.10,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 2000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Will be able to give CPR
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or other trainings
VII. Trauma Training
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Driving license expectors, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs
Duration : 08 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.15,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 3000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
VIII. First Aid at Road Traffic Incident
Ideal for : Traffic Police Officers, Driving Licence expectors
Duration : 08 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 16
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.15,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 3000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification:
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
IX. Refresher Trainings
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Driving license expectors, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs
Duration : 08 Hours
Eligibility : Age above 12 who has completed any of above training within recent two years
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.15,000.00 for a group which consist maximum 25
Rs. 3000.00 for an Individual training
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
X. First Aid Awareness
Ideal for : Companies, Garments, Government and Private Institutions, NGOs
Duration : According to the request
Eligibility : Age above 12 who has completed any of above training within recent two years
Content: Introduction to FA, BLS, Wounds & Bleeding, Fractures, Medical Emergencies, casualty transport, bandages and dressing
Course Fee : Rs.15,000.00 for a group 100 – 200
Certificate: Internationally recognized certificate will be issued – 01 year valid
Qualification: Can become a First Aider/ will be able to fulfill some first aid requirement at workplace, home, to minimise the risk of an incident or an a illness to save lives of people including family members, relations, friends, teachers and others
Organizing Institutiion should provide Training venue, handouts, transport for trainers and training equipments, stationaries for participants
Next Step: Refresher Training after a year and or any of below trainings
contact the Branch Executive Officer of your nearest redcross branch

Contact Us

Sri Lanka Red Cross Society
National Headquarters
104, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

Operational Office
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Colombo 07, Sri Lanka

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