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First aid courses

The Heimlich manoeuvre is taught as part of the first aid course at the Singapore Red Cross.

If you want take the Standard First Aid course, which includes the Heimlich manoeuvre module, Singapore Red Cross Academy can even customise it.

Its spokesman said it can be taught as a module itself, depending on a learner's requirements and needs​.

The courses range from 2.5 to 3.5 days and they include several hours of hands-on practice.

The course fees are $128.40 for the Standard First Aid, $342.40 for the Occupational First Aid and $171.20 for Child First Aid.

In the past three years, the Singapore Red Cross has trained about 25,000 people in first aid.

For more information, contact the Red Cross at 6664 0500.