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Free First Aid Training for Family Carers (Birmingham)

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Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 10:00 to 13:00

Free First Aid Training for Family Carers (Birmingham)
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This FREE First Aid training course is available for anyone who lives in Birmingham and cares for a family member or loved one who is elderly, frail and/ or mentally or physically disabled.

Sadly, older people and those with special needs can be particularly vulnerable to accidents and injuries. This course is for carers and parent carers who want to learn what to do in the event of an accident or emergency.

During this three hour course, you will learn a range of practical skills for how to deal with injuries and illness, from treating a minor fall to a major head injury and what to do if someone has a fit. You will also learn the technical skills and confidence to perform CPR. 

Venue details and timings:

Birmingham City University (City South Campus a.k.a. Edgbaston Campus)

Faculty of Health, Education & Life Sciences

Seacole Building, Westbourne Road

Edgbaston, B15 3TN

Please note, the building is fully accessible and parking for disabled badge holders is available on site. 


These courses are offered across a variety of dates in the coming months - please select your preferred date from the drop down button above and click Register. All courses run from 10am - 1pm.

If the course is full, please join the waiting list.If you need any further information or help to book your place, please call 0121 442 2944 or email


What are my transport options?

Buses to and from Birmingham City University (City South Campus a.k.a Edgbaston Campus)

The bus stop is just outside the University and can be reached using the following routes:

10 from Birmingham to Quinton Road West via Augustus Road

10H from Birmingham to Quinton via Harborne

22 from Birmingham to Kitwell via Harborne

23 from Birmingham to Woodgate via Harborne

24 from Birmingham to Woodgate Valley North via Harborne

29 from Birmingham to Northfield via Weoley Castle

647 from Five Ways to Selly Oak via Harborne

Other Bus Routes/Connections: 

All the above connections make the return journey along Harborne Road (exit via the back entrance of BCU) into Birmingham and stop at Colmore Row. 

 Connections for Handsworth and Great Barr leave from Bull Street - nos. 16 and 16A.

There is a No. 1 bus that travels from Birmingham to Acocks Green along Calthorpe Road, via Moseley, crossing Bristol Road to connect with services to Longbridge, Rubery and Rednal (nos. 61 and 63). This bus also crosses Pershore Road to connect with services to West Heath and Turves Green (nos. 45 and 47).

There is a No. 8 bus that travels along the Inner Circle down Ladywood Middleway to Five Ways Station, crossing Stratford Road to connect with services nos. 83, 4, 5 and 6 which go to Shirley, Solihull and Widney.

Travel by Rail:

Five Ways Train Station is approximately 15 minutes’ walk away from School. There are connections on the cross city line from Lichfield to Redditch.

Travel by Metro:

Services operate into Birmingham Snow Hill. Followed by a bus to Westbourne Road from just outside, of which there is a wide selection. See above services.

For further information on all public transport services available and for help with planning your journey, visit


Other courses

Please note, Birmingham Carers are also eligible to attend a FREE Moving and Handling the Person You Care For training course. To find out more about this course and available dates, please select the Forward Carers profile on the right hand side of this page for a full list of training courses.  

Forward Carers and Midland Mencap work in partnership to bring you this course First Response Training course


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Do you have questions about Free First Aid Training for Family Carers (Birmingham)? Contact Forward Carers

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Birmingham City University (City South Campus a.k.a Edgbaston Campus)
Seacole Building
Westbourne Road
B15 3TN Edgbaston, Birmingham
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 from 10:00 to 13:00

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Forward Carers

Forward Carers is made up of a group of not-for-profit organisations working together to make a real difference to the lives of family carers. Our aim is simple – to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of carers, young and old, including parent carers, so that families stay healthier and happier together, for longer.

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