Skip to content Skip to footer

First Aid Course

First Aid Course

The objective of the First Aid Course is to create awareness to the importance of wellbeing while on duty. In the same way, accidents prevention and first aid theoretical and practical knowledge.

Course Description

By the end of this IFA course participants must be able to know what measures should be taken in case on an accident or sudden illness, setting priorities and taking actions towards victim’s stabilization or health improvement.

Initial – 14h
Recurrent – 7h

Flight Physiology

  • Needs of oxygen
  • Hypoxia
  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Procedures to save lives: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Demonstration of basic life support maneuvers and practice by participants
    Using the first aid kit

Common Medical Emergencies on Board

  • Diseases of the respiratory tract
  • Diseases of the cardiovascular system
  • Abdominal diseases
  • Diseases of the nervous system
  • Psychological diseases
  • Others

Trauma on Board

  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Amputation
  • Chest injuries
  • Muscle, bone and joint damage
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Circumstantial injuries (burns, hypothermia …)

You need to be qualified as crew in commercial airplane.

Additional Information

Use the form below to request additional information:

reCAPTCHA is required.


Flight School
Type Rating
Cabin Crew
Aircraft Maintenance


Cascais Airport
R.Bartolomeu de Gusmão 118,
2785-269, Tires, Portugal

Viseu Airport
Avenida do Aeródromo, Hangar 5
3515-342 Viseu, Portugal

Subscribe our Newsletter and let our news fly to you!

© 2023 IFA - International Flight Academy. All Rights Reserved.