MEMBER OFFER: First aid for motorcyclists

The SR500 Club is offering a 50% subsidy to any Club members who wish to attend a ‘First Aid for Motorcyclists’ course. Courses are run year round in most States & Territories (see website for details). Simply book a course with ‘First Aid for Motorcyclists’ at a location near you (date of your choice), pay the $85 course fee, and then send a request to the Club Treasurer for reimbursement of $42.50 (proof of attendance/payment must be provided).

Course details:

First Aid for Motorcyclists is a half day training course developed specifically for riders. Learn the vital skills needed to provide effective accident scene management and immediate roadside first aid until emergency services arrive.

Content is practical and tailored for riders. Training is delivered by highly qualified and experienced first aid instructors who ride.

By the end of the course, you’ll have learned how to safely manage an accident scene, when and how to move a casualty in danger, or perform emergency helmet removal, provide effective CPR, treat a rider with serious traumatic injuries, and steps to prevent accidents occurring in the first place.

Topics covered include:

  • Emergency action plan
  • Accident scene management
  • Moving a casualty in danger
  • Emergency helmet removal
  • CPR practice
  • Wounds, bleeding & bandaging
  • Fractures & crush injuries
  • Burns & shock
  • Head, neck & spinal injuries
  • Common accident scenarios
  • Fatigue & accident prevention

Course duration: 4 hrs

Cost: $85 per person (or $42.50 following reimbursement)

Check out the First Aid for Motorcyclists website for course dates & locations.