Cadets Pass Red Badge St John's First Aid Course
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By Cdt Jamie Butler - 148 (Barnsley) Squadron
Over the weekend of July 4th and 5th myself and seven cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended a red badge St John’s first aid course at our Squadron HQ.
Over the two days we learned many new skills; we learned how to put someone in the recover position, perform CPR, help someone who is having a heart attack and deal with bleeds and wounds to name but a few. We were able to put each other in the recover position and also bandage wounds which was a little tricky at first!
It was a great weekend and all the cadets enjoyed it immensely while gaining themselves a recognised qualification. Thank you to the staff that ran the course and also fellow Cadets who came to help out and act as our casualties.
For more information please visit the Squadron website