We are often told how the skills and confidence people gain on our courses have saved someone's life.
The last one was a lady who finished the course and on the drive home was first on scene for a serious road accident. She kept someone’s airway open till the paramedics arrived. Literally just a few hours earlier she had learnt the ‘jaw thrust’, then she used it for real.
This article from The Guardian sums up the impact of first aid training on one person life and her family.