First Aid for Drivers Training Course


This course is designed to equip drivers with essential first aid skills and knowledge to respond effectively to common road accidents and emergencies. Participants will learn how to assess and provide initial care to injured individuals while awaiting professional medical assistance.

This course is particularly valuable for drivers of all types of vehicles, as they are often the first on the scene in accidents.

Course Duration:

5 days

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of first aid in road safety.
  2. Identify common injuries and medical emergencies encountered on the road.
  3. Demonstrate proper first aid techniques for various types of injuries.
  4. Use first aid equipment and supplies effectively.
  5. Respond to accidents and emergencies calmly and confidently.
  6. Collaborate with emergency services and medical professionals.

Course Outline

Day 1: Introduction to First Aid for Drivers

  • The importance of first aid for drivers
  • Legal and ethical considerations
  • Basic anatomy and physiology

Day 2: Assessing the Scene and Safety

  • Scene safety and hazard assessment
  • Initial assessment of casualties
  • Calling for professional help (911 or local emergency numbers)

Day 3: CPR and AED Training

  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques
  • Use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Hands-on practice sessions

Day 4: Common Injuries on the Road

  • Recognizing and providing first aid for:
    • Bleeding and wound care
    • Fractures and sprains
    • Head and spine injuries
    • Burns and scalds
    • Respiratory and cardiac emergencies

Day 5: Special Considerations and Practical Scenarios

  • First aid for children and elderly passengers
  • Special considerations for various types of vehicles (cars, buses, trucks)
  • Real-life scenario simulations and practical exercises

Enroll for this Course

We are proud to offer this course in a variety of training formats to suit your needs.


Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

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Join a scheduled class with a live instructor and other delegates.

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Enroll for an Online Self-Paced Class

Keep track of your own progression throughout your course and ensure continuous improvement.

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Benefits of Taking a Course at IRES


Our courses are carefully curated to keep you abreast of latest industry trends, technological advancements, and best practices. We employ a variety of teaching methodologies, including hands-on workshops, case studies, and interactive sessions, all aimed at fostering an engaging and effective learning environment. Our expert instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and real-world experience, providing our clients with insights that can be immediately applied in their professional lives.


Our courses serve as a vibrant platform for professionals to connect and engage with a diverse community of peers, industry leaders, and experts. By participating in our programs, you gain access to an invaluable network that spans across various sectors and geographical boundaries. This networking aspect is not just about forming professional relationships; it's about creating a supportive ecosystem where ideas, opportunities, and collaborations can flourish.


Our courses are designed to challenge and inspire professionals to step out of their comfort zones and explore new horizons. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, our programs help professionals refine their existing skills and acquire new ones, making them more versatile and competitive.

FAQs & Course Administration Details:

This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: [email protected].
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to [email protected].
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: [email protected] Phone: +254 715 077 817.