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Peter Hartley RIP


Cobra First Aid Trainer / Assessors

The Head Trainer is Andrew Morrell. First qualifying with St John Ambulance in 1990 Andrew then spent 19 years

teaching as a St John Ambulance Statutory (FAW) Trainer/Assessor.

In 2009 Andrew moved on and formed Cobra First Aid as a part of the Cobra Martial Arts Association (CMAA).

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Following the recommendations contained in the 2012 Lofstedt report the HSE withdrew approval/accreditation to

First Aid training providers on the 1st October 2013. In addition the first-aid Approved Code of Practice was withdrawn. 

Since then it has been advised that persons requiring First Aid training assess their needs ahead of booking a course.

Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid is the main course delivered and has been put together by Andrew Morrell based on his time and experience

in First Aid training. This course will give you basic life support (BLS) and first aid skills. There are further more advanced courses available upon request such as First Aid at Work (FAW) which is done over 3 days and Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) which is 1 full day.

Course content
This course will help provide you with invaluable knowledge on how to deliver potentially life-saving help. 
You will learn how to assess situations with primary and secondary surveys, techniques such as hands only chest compressions, the recovery position, the spinal recovery position and how to react to a variety of emergencies such as choking, asthma attacks etc.

A Cobra Basic First Aid certificate (registered with the CMAA), is issued on 
successful completion of the course. It is recommended that this is renewed every two years.

Fees & Dates
These are displayed on the CMAA events page.

Accredited Prior Learning and Continued Professional Development
This qualification will also be accredited to the Martial Arts Instructor UK Training Programme.

Contact Us

Telephone: 07909 673894 Email:

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