Topping-up External First Aid certificates

Topping-up External First Aid certificates

External qualifications rarely cover everything in The Scout Response criteria. Nor does the Scout activity badge, Emergency Aid Stage 5. However, rather than repeat the whole Scouting First Response course, you can top-up with additional learning. What this involves will depend on your qualification or badge. 

Look at the list below to understand what additional learning you need to do then use the buttons at the bottom to access the online course and to book instructor-led sessions.

Emergency First Aid at Work

Use our online course to learn about CPR for children (SESSION 1)

Attend a 10b practical assessment to show you can perform CPR for a child

Attend the online instructor led course, 10a part 2 to learn about responding to major illnesses

Choose to either complete the online instructor led course, 10a part 3 to learn more about responding to trauma an injury which will include some duplication but gives you the support of an instructor. Or use our online course to learn about some additional trauma and injuries (SESSION 3) and complete the quiz.

First Aid at Work

Use our online course to learn about CPR for children (SESSION 1)

Attend a 10b practical assessment to show you can perform CPR for a child

Use our online course to learn about some additional trauma and injuries (SESSION 4) and additional major illnesses (SESSION 5).

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Use our online course to learn about CPR for adults (SESSION 2)

Attend a 10b practical assessment to show you can perform CPR for an adult

Attend the online instructor led course, 10a part 2 to learn about responding to major illnesses

Choose to either complete the online instructor led course, 10a part 3 to learn more about responding to trauma an injury which will include some duplication but gives you the support of an instructor. Or use our online course to learn about some additional trauma and injuries (SESSION 3) and complete the quiz.

Paediatric First Aid

Use our online course to learn about CPR for adults (SESSION 2)

Attend a 10b practical assessment to show you can perform CPR for an adult

Use our online course to learn about some additional trauma and injuries (SESSION 4) and some additional major illnesses (SESSION 6).

Emergency Aid Stage 5 activity badge

Use our online course to learn about an additional trauma and injuries and an additional major illnesses (SESSION 7).

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls