Catastrophic Bleed & Airway Management

Minimum Classroom Time - 6 hours

Maximum No. of Students - 12

Price: £80 per person

Catastrophic Bleed

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland) Qualification title: Unit 1 title: Catastrophic Bleed and Airway Management CPD Workshop

QCF Level 2 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales) Qualification title: Unit 1 title: Catastrophic Bleed and Airway Management CPD Workshop.


This is an excellent workshop to equip trainers with the necessary skills to teach and assess their own students in Catastrophic Bleeding and Airway Management. It will advise on the inherent dangers associated with the use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings and various types of Airways, whilst administering first aid in a high risk environment for the purpose of saving life. It has been developed to meet the requirements of industries that consider themselves to be at high risk following a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.

This workshop will equip the trainer with the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise on how to apply a Tourniquet and Haemostatic dressings and how to manage an Airway in the event of an emergency.


The programme is a 6-hour classroom based workshop with elements of roleplay, group work and practical demonstrations.


The course is made up of theoretical sessions delivered by the instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. A range of subjects are covered including:

Session 1 - Catastrophic Bleed

  • Changes to the guidelines
  • Catastrophic external bleeding, control measures and equipment
  • Recognising a catastrophic external bleed
  • Catastrophic external bleed control measures
  • Casualty aftercare
  • Dangers of the incorrect use of tourniquets and haemostatic products

Session 2 - Airway Management

  • Recap on the respiratory system
  • Airway obstruction
  • Catastrophic external bleed control measures
  • Priorities of the airway ladder
  • Airway management
  • CPD closure and assessment


There are two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. In order to achieve certification, you must attend both sessions.

You will receive a certificate of successful completion for this CPD event.


A maximum of 12 learners can be accommodated on this course.


We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises.

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