Courses are also run for adult volunteers, allowing them to not only gain first aid qualifications, but also allowing them to instruct first aid to the cadets.
FIRST AID COMPETITIONS
There are regular competitions within the Air Training Corps where the cadet’s first aid skills are assessed. Cadets will be presented with an incident and be asked to deal with it. The simulated situation could be anything from a road traffic accident, a work place injury, an injured walker or many other incidents that you may come across.
The cadets are assessed to see how well they deal with the situation, their basic first aid skills, be that putting on a plaster to performing CPR, and how they work as a team.
Competitions and simulations allow the cadets to put into practice what they have learnt previously and also see what a real life situation may involve. We all hope they never need these skills or find themselves in one of these situations, but these events allow cadets to prepare, just in case.