Poor understanding of causes and risk factors for different diseases along with lack of awareness on first aid principles may result in incidences rise of various illnesses and worsen the injuries that could have been simply managed. Therefore, SARC – Aleppo launched the Community Based Health and First Aid (CBHFA) program which aims to raise awareness of local community and train its members to eliminate health hazards. With an aim to qualify CBHFA volunteers and develop their practical skills, a 4 days course on Basics of Community Health was held for 25 trainees. It involved discussions on various topics, such as the definition of CBHFA, local community mobilization and actions based assessment. This course was carried out in collaboration with IFRC.