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First Aid and Life Support Programmes 

Our First Aid and Life Support Courses are designed to give you the skills and confidence you need in the event of a medical emergency. Our experienced instructors will take you through the basics of first aid and life support, as well as specialized protocols for a range of medical situations. We guarantee you will leave the course confident in your ability to save lives.

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At Raffles Skills Lab, we are dedicated to helping people gain the skills they need to make their lives better.

Our comprehensive training programmes are designed to equip our students with the knowledge and expertise they need to succeed.


One of our specialties is our First Aid and Life Support Programmes. Our team of experienced instructors are available to help you gain the skills and confidence needed to save lives in an emergency. We strive to ensure that each student we teach is well prepared for any situation.

Choosing Your Pathway

With our faculty and a comprehensive curriculum, you can learn the skills you need for Basic Cardiac Life Support AED (BCLS+AED).

Academic Entry Requirements

  • Prior reading completed of the SRFAC BCLS+AED Provider Manual.

  • At least secondary two education or level 5 of ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy.

Other Requirements

  • No medical heart and lung conditions or any physical disabilities and injuries that will prevent the learners from performing CPR

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The Basic Cardiac Life Support AED (BCLS+AED) Course aims to train participants in CPR techniques, relieving airway obstruction for adults and infants. It also covers the proper usage of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for adult collapse casualties. The course follows the guidelines set by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC).

Training Components:

(1) Classroom Training (90 minutes)

(2) Supervised Practice (30 minutes)

Basic Cardiac Life Support AED (BCLS+AED)

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M1

Cardiac Arrest and You

Course Overview: - Introduction - The Heart, the Lungs and the Circulation - Risk Factors for Heart Attack - What Happens in a Heart Attack - What Happens in a Cardiac Arrest - Other Common Causes of Cardiac Arrest - The Chain of Survival - SCDF myResponder Mobile Application

M2

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Overview: - The Importance of Early CPR - Adult One-Rescuer CPR - CPR in Special Circumstances

M3

Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

Course Overview: - The Importance of Early Defibrillation - Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) - Preparation for AED use -Placement of AED Electrode Pads - Defibrillation Procedures - Post-Incident Procedures - Retrieval of Automated External Defibrillator - Sample Practical Scenarios (For Adults) - Child/Infant Defibrillation

M4

Child and Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Overview: -Child CPR

M5

Adult/Child Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO)

Course Overview: - Introduction - Recognition of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) - Relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) - Heimlich Maneuver - Chest Thrusts - Relief of Unconscious Adult/Child FBAO

M6

Infant Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Course Overview: Infant CPR

M7

Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO)

Course Overview: - Introduction - Recognition of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) - Relief of Conscious Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) using Back Blows and Chest Thrusts - Relief of Unconscious Infant FBAO

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