Requirements to knowledge and practical skills

Knowledge and practical skills:

■ To understand your own abilities and limitations

■ To stay safe and calm at all times

■ To assess a situation quickly and calmly and summon help if necessary

■ To assist the casualty and provide the necessary treatment, with the help of others if possible

■ To pass on relevant information to the emergency services, or the person who takes responsibility for the casualty

■ To be aware of your own needs