Flexibility to study first aid, individually - First aid trainings now also as a combination course

Combination course

Take the first step towards first aid training or revise your first aid skills by completing the first aid combination course. Study the theory of first aid from your mobile device or computer at any time that suits you best, regardless the place.

Certified Red Cross First Aid Training Programs First Aid course EA1® and Emergency First Aid course 8h combination courses are now available also in English and Swedish.

Combination course consists of online training and practical training. You can study the online part of the course regardless of the time or place. After that, you can choose a practical training that suits your schedule to finish the course.

Time for work. Time for life.

You can find all the training organizations providing combination courses under the “EVENTS” tab, in the combination course section.

The combination course consists of two parts. First participant completes online course (50%), where they learn the theoretical basis of first aid measures. After the online course the participant attends practical training (50%), where they get to practice hands-on skills in various first aid topics.

The Red Cross's teaching materials are based on the international first aid guidelines, the Current Care Recommendation and the national Resuscitation Guidelines, and thus offer the opportunity to maintain first aid skills.

The online course need to be completed before starting the practical training. Please allow enough time to complete the online training. It corresponds to about half of the hours of the whole course. You can start the online training by submitting the code you received from your training organization.

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You can start the online training by submitting the code you received from your training organization.


After completing the approved online training portion, you will receive a certificate in your email. Be prepared to present the online course certificate you received as a printout or mobile to your first aid instructor when you begin your practical training session. 

The Red Cross first aid certificate and the qualification registration mark are issued at the end of the practical training section, when the online and practical training sections, ie. the combined training, have been completed in their entirety.