Online Tourniquets, Haemostatic Dressings and using BSi Critical Injury Kits Certification

Become trained in using some of the most effective pieces of equipment used to stop catastrophic bleeds with this course.

CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings Level 2 (VTQ) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 40 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • Certified CPD time credit conformation
  • Follows latest UK Resuscitation and ERC guidelines
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£24.95 + VAT

Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings if used correctly are now allowed to be used in first aid after the recommendations of the 2021 ERC first aid changes and the 2017 Tourniquet changes. Catastrophic bleeding is life-threatening and can kill in minutes so having a fast and effective method of stopping bleeding is a must have life skill in the workplace, out and about and at home.   

This course covers the main types of commercial tourniquets including RapidStop, CAT, MAT, SOFT T, SAM XT, STAT and Improvised Tourniquets. Haemostatic dressings from Celox, Quick Clot, Axiostat and other Haemostatic dressings and powders are also included. The course also covers the use of trauma dressings including the Air Wrap dressings.

This course covers the use of the latest BSi Critical Injury Packs as listed by the HSE.

We also offer courses in Major Incident Trauma and First Person On Scene coving advanced medical care. 

  • First Aiders
  • Medics
  • Forestry 
  • CFR's
  • High-risk environments
  • Agriculture
  • Power networks

This course comes with 2.0 hrs (3.0 class) of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 40 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • About tourniquets and Haemostatics
  • The rule changes
  • Haemostatic or tourniquet 
  • Trauma dressing
  • Types of tourniquet 
  • What damage can tourniquets do
  • RapidStop Tourniquet 
  • CAT tourniquet 
  • SOFT-T tourniquet 
  • MAT tourniquet 
  • SAM XT Tourniquet
  • Improvised tourniquets 
  • Applying the second tourniquet 
  • Haemostatics 
  • Packing a wound
  • Celox gauze
  • Celox A
  • Celox granules
  • Other Haemostatics 
  • Monitoring patients
  • Shock

Learning outcomes:

  • LO1. Understand the difference between tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • LO2. Explain what a trauma dressing is and when it would be used
  • LO3. Explain when a tourniquet would be used and where it would be used
  • LO4. Understand what damage can be caused by a tourniquet
  • LO5. Explain how to use different types of tourniquet
  • LO6. Explain what to do if the application of a tourniquet does not control bleeding
  • LO7. Understand how haemostatic dressings and agents work to control catastrophic bleeding
  • LO8. Explain how to pack a wound with a haemostatic gauze
  • LO9. Explain how to use haemostatic granules to control a serious bleed
  • LO10. Explain how to continually monitor a patient after treatment a catastrophic bleed
  • LO11. Explain the importance of monitoring and treating for shock.
  • LO12. Explain how to use a BSi critical injury pack
  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.6 - 2021 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Workplace First Aid Student Manual V8.6 - 2021 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.3
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • CAT Tourniquet instruction leaflet
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • Celox haemostatic leaflet
  • Celox leaflet on haeostatic dressings
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Dutch - Student manual
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • FoxSeal Leaflet - chest seal
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • French - First Aid Plus student manual
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • How to use Celox A
  • How to use Celox Haemstatic gauze
  • How to use Celox gauze
  • How to use Celox granules
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Italian - Student manual
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Nitronox/Entonox User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen and Analgesic gases from ProTrainings
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish - Student manual
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2021 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • STAT Tourniquet leaflet - for humans and pets
  • Spanish - Student manual
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
  • Tourniquet Instructions leaflet
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • Ukrainian - Student manual
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos

What People are Saying

“A very good and interesting course good knowledge based information would highly recommend”

- David from Devon

“Amazing and interesting course and would recommend to any first aider or first responder!”

- Dylan, Lifeguard/police officer from Cheshire