Stop the Bleed, Be the Hero

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.   

What exactly are Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings?

Tourniquets are medical devices used to control severe bleeding by applying pressure to the limb. They are typically placed proximal to the injury site to restrict blood flow. Haemostatic dressings, on the other hand, are specialized dressings infused with agents that promote blood clotting. They are designed to accelerate the clotting process and aid in controlling bleeding. Both tourniquets and haemostatic dressings are important tools in first aid and emergency medical situations to stop excessive bleeding and improve the chances of survival before professional medical help arrives.

About our Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings Level 2 (VTQ) training course

This comprehensive course focuses on equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to effectively use tourniquets and haemostatic dressings in emergency situations to control severe bleeding. Participants will learn about the different types of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings available, their proper application techniques, and potential complications to be aware of. The course covers relevant topics such as wound management, assessing bleeding severity, and appropriate techniques for different scenarios. With expert instruction and practical demonstrations, participants gain the confidence and competence to respond effectively in life-threatening situations. Successful completion of the course leads to a Virtual Training Qualification (VTQ).

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

Preview the course content:

Section 1

Course Introduction

50 mins
17 videos
This section includes:
  • Course Introduction 2:16
  • Why is this Training Now Required? 2:15
  • Prioritising first aid 3:32
  • and more...
Section 2


42 mins
14 videos
This section includes:
  • Tourniquets and Where to Use Them 2:57
  • Tourniquet Placement Changes - July 2017 Guidelines 1:35
  • Types of Tourniquets 3:31
  • and more...
Section 3

Woundclot - New Generation of Haemostat

22 mins
9 videos
This section includes:
  • The Woundclot range 1:22
  • Woundclot trauma gauze 3:27
  • How Does Woundclot Work 1:18
  • and more...
Section 4

Haemostatic Dressings and Powders

18 mins
7 videos
This section includes:
  • Haemostatic Dressings 3:46
  • Packing a Wound with Celox Z Fold Haemostatic Dressing 2:56
  • Celox A 2:09
  • and more...
Section 5

Patient Aftercare and Course Summary

8 mins
4 videos
This section includes:
  • Monitoring a Patient 1:20
  • Shock 2:57
  • What Stock do you Need to Have? 1:54
  • and more...

Community Bleed Kits

Public Access Bleed Control Kits are designed to provide immediate assistance in controlling severe bleeding during emergency situations. These kits are typically placed in public locations such as schools, airports, and government buildings, intended for use by trained individuals or first responders.

The contents of a Public Access Bleed Control Kit may vary but generally include essential items like tourniquets, gauze, bandages, and gloves. These tools are crucial for quickly and effectively managing bleeding until advanced medical treatment can be administered.

Three Easy Steps, One Exceptional Training

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Sign up and pay £24.95 + VAT and start your training straight away or enquire for group rates. You will receive 8 months of access to the videos, a printable student manual, an optional weekly video refresher email and a 3-year certificate and 2 hours certified CPD credits. Learn more

2 Pass

Take the video training and multiple choice test. Don't worry, you get another try if you don't pass. And your progress is saved, so you can leave and come back as often as you like. Learn more

3 Print

Print your certificate and verified CPD time statement and that's it! Your training is complete until it's time to renew again. So you don't forget, we'll send you a reminder email when your training is expiring. Learn more

Frequently Asked Questions

Which occupations use this course?

The Tourniquets, Haemostatic Dressings and using BSi Critical Injury Kits Course is perfect for:

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

I want to complete a short practical module after completing the online course, is this possible?

We have a network of over 1000 approved and monitored instructors to deliver a short skill training session nationwide or we can come to your workplace to deliver the training. This blended training saves class time and provides the same qualification. Contact us on 01206 805359 to discuss your options.

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