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Our course is aimed at all those who are looking to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver Aviation First Aid training for cabin crew and pilots.  The course covers the requirements of EASA Implementing rules, and current first aid protocols from the UK and European Resuscitation Councils.


Our approach

Our skypeople approved level 4 instructors are experts in the field of Aviation First Aid and specialise in the development of First Aid Instructors. Our aim is to create an atmosphere conducive to learning - relaxed, engaging, supportive, and fun.  Learners are encouraged to share experiences, offer peer support and self-reflect.

Course Overview

This course prepares instructors to train aircrew to confidently and effectively manage life-threatening first aid emergencies before medical professionals arrive.  Procedures are adapted to suit an aviation environment, either within flight, during ground operations or post evacuation survival.  The course uses a range of teaching approaches including classroom including:


  • Instruction
  • Practical activity
  • Group discussion 
  • Simulations
  • Delegate micro-teach sessions

Knowledge and skills are assessed through observation of training sessions and a written questionnaire on day three.  Delegates are also required to demonstrate competency in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (using a manikin), recovery position and choking treatment.

Key Elements

EASA training requirements for air crew on first aid and medical aspects


  • Aviation physiology
  • Physiological effects of flying including Hypoxia
  • Basic life support for adults, children and infants
  • Practical CPR
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Basic anatomy and physiology surrounding airway, breathing and circulatory problems
  • Major medical emergencies
  • Minor medical emergencies


Injuries and trauma

  • Survival related first aid
  • Tropical/infectious diseases
  • Health and hygiene
  • Typical aviation first aid kits and equipment
  • Emergency childbirth - overview
  • Use and maintenance of first aid training equipment
  • Effective training techniques for aviation first aid
  • Assessing and managing practical training sessions


Duration: 3 days (24 hours)

Location:  London Heathrow

Price:  £595

"My attestation course has been an absolute blast! My trainers Simon & Francine were fantastic."
Chloe Jo Pace