84 Sqn ATC Crest

Sunday, 10 July 2016

12 More Get HeartStart Qualified

A big CONGRATULATIONS to the twelve cadets who have achieved their British Heart Foundation HeartStart Awards. The 2 hour course teaches the cadets basic life saving skills and to have the confidence in dealing with casualty in the first few moments. From here, cadets will progress on to further their skills with the Youth First Aid award. 

On Wednesday 01 July, Flying Officer Rosie Robinson presented the cadets with their new qualifications. They group had been taught in two groups during the previous month's training programme. They were assessed demonstrating key skills such as the Recovery Position and CPR using the resuscitation equipment stored at the Squadron. Afterwards the presentation she commented "I am proud to be presenting these awards today as all the cadets have clearly shown their strong knowledge and ability to deal with casualties. Teaching this subject to the cadets is always exciting as I get to see them develop new skills which will be valuable for the rest of their lives. Well done to them all".