Catastrophic Bleeding                                                                               0121 769 2827

MEDISAFE TRAINING  31 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HH

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Catastrophic Bleeding control training course





This course is designed to equip learners with the necessary skills to deal with and manage Catastrophic Bleeding. This course  advises on the inherent dangers associated with the use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings, 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 course teaches the delegates the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise on how to apply a Tourniquet and Haemostatic dressings in  the event of an emergency.





Thiscourse is taught over  2-3 hours depending upon the number of delegates  and consists of theoretical and practical sessions.  The class ratio for this course is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.



Course content


  • 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  incorrect use of tourniquets and haemostatic products



Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING  today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.



Assessment is ongoing by the instructor. There will be a short quiz at the end of the course which includes multiple choice and short answer questions.





A course completion from MEDISAFE TRAINING will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate. There will also be  an additional cost if certificates from an Awarding Body are required but this must be agreed upon prior to the booking of the  course.


Important Information 


Please note that it is a requirement that candidates must be at least 16 years of age and physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


Candidates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.


Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process. 


  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.



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