First response

Adults in Section Leader roles or Manager and Supporter roles are required to hold a First Response (Scouting) certificate or a First Aid certificate (where the training is delivered by a reputable body and which covers the syllabus required by The Scout Association).

What are the options for First Response training delivered by Cardiff and Vale Area?

The Area has two options for First Response training and you can choose the option which meets your preferred learning style.

Option 1 This option is a mix of training via Zoom and practical assessment (face to face).  When you have completed all three parts you will be issued with a First Response certificate.

Part 1: First Response – Trauma and Injury.  This is training currently delivered via Zoom.

Part 2: First Response – Major Illness. This is training currently delivered via Zoom.

Part 3 – Life Support.  This will be delivered face to face and will include a practical assessment.

Option 2 This option is a mix of training via e-learning, Zoom and practical assessment (face to face).  When you have completed all three parts you will be issued with a First Response certificate.

Part 1 – First Response e-learning https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/firstresponse Please ensure you click the Cardiff and Vale link at the end of the e-learning training.

Part 2 – First Response Theory Plus This is training currently delivered via Zoom.

Part 3 – Life Support.  This will be delivered face to face and will include a practical assessment.

What if I have completed an external accredited course but it doesn’t cover what is required by The Scout Association?

Hampshire Scouts have developed “conversion” e-learning packages which can be completed.  You will need to complete the e-learning using the relevant link below.  Once you’ve completed the e-learning and have your completion email, please forward this externally accredited Training Certificate to training.admin@cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk

  1. Conversion from Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day) https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/efawconversion
  2. Conversion from First Aid at Work (3 day/2 day refresher) https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/fawconversion
  3. Conversion from Child/Paediatric/Schools First Aid course https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/childfirstaidconversion