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First aid saves lives and knowing what to do in an emergency can make all the difference. First aid is a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. Everyone should get the opportunity to learn it.

First aid is such a simple skill, but it has an incredible impact. We want everyone to learn it, so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.

South and East Midlands Wing ATC undertake the Heartstart course and can go on to learn First Aid to St John Ambulance Young First Aid standard.

South and East Midlands Wing Air Cadets have the opportunity to learn the various aspects of first aid.

Everyone is taught 'Heart Start' which is backed by the British Heart Foundation.

This covers basic CPR & the recovery position as well as choking and cuts.

This will be taught locally on the squadron.

You can then move on to more advanced qualifications such as Youth First Aider and Activity First which covers First Aid in greater details.