Introduction to Major Incident Management

Introduction to Major Incident Management - 3 Hours

The 3 hour Introduction to Major Incident Management has been developed in partnership with a practicing paramedic from the Scottish Ambulance Services Special Operations Response Team. This short course is designed to be delivered to civilians within organisations or companies that are likely to find themselves in the midst of a critical incident. Major incident training will give a summary of the kinds of actions staff should be considering now, before in incident happens.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is a critical incident?
  • The golden hour principle
  • Types of incident – terror, bomb, chemical
  • Value of Citizen Aid
  • Emergency Service response – how can we help them
  • Trauma Kit and its use
  • Introduction to multiple casualty management and triage
  • Dealing with Post Traumatic Stress
  • Pre-planning for a critical incident
  • Making a call for assistance
  • Basic principles of incident management
  • Basic life saving first aid for trauma (guns, bombs, knives)

This course is theory based but practical opportunities will be used to demonstrate basic first aid and life saving trauma management. The course gives an overview of how to manage and major incident in a large or high profile organisation.

For more through training in the first required following a major incident we recommend you book key staff onto one of our bespoke Emergency First Aid at Work courses.


The First Aid Training Co-operative is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation. You can rely on our quality assured systems for the correct accreditation of your course. The First Aid Training Co-operative is also an SQA approved Centre.

The First Aid Training Co-operative is insured through the Association of First Aiders, whom we are also members. We are members of the Scottish First Aid Association and meet the HSE standards for 'Due Diligence' for first aid providers.

We only run these courses for Private groups, please Contact Us to book a group course at your venue, or click the course link below to see full course details.