Aviation First Aid


Aviation First Aid

This Aviation First Aid Course introduces Crews to First Aid in an aviation environment, and ensures they have basic essential knowledge to treat and care for passengers.

This course is part of the Initial Cabin Crew Course, which allows participants to complete all the necessary subjects required to be a fully initial Cabin Crew Member. The course meets all requirements of the EASA Implementing Rules for the safety training of Cabin Crew.



  • General Aero-Medical aspects and Survival
  • Physiological effects of flying including Hypoxia, Oxygen requirements, Eustachian tubal function and Barotraumas
  • Air Sickness
  • Gastro Intestinal disturbances
  • Hyperventilation
  • Burns
  • Wounds
  • The Unconscious
  • Fractures and Soft tissue Injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stress and Allergic reactions
  • Shock
  • Diabetes
  • Choking (including treatment for adult/child and infant)
  • Epilepsy and infantile convulsions
  • Stroke
  • Childbirth
  • Heart Attack






  • Use of equipment – First Aid Oxygen, First Aid Kit, Emergency medical kit (where applicable)
  • Practical CPR taking into account of the Aircraft environment
  • Travel Health and Hygiene including
  • Hygiene on Board
  • Risk of Contact with infectious diseases and means to reduce risk
  • Handling of clinical waste
  • Aircraft Disinsection
  • Death on Board
  • Alertness management, physical effects of fatigue, sleep physiology, circadian rhythms, time zone changes