First Aid at Work

Who is this course for?

  • Those requiring an in-depth first aid training course designed to enable the participants to attain the knowledge and skills needed to become a first aider in their workplace
  • Those with a specific responsibility at work to provide First Aid at work
  • Those wishing to comply with both Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 which details that all organisations must ensure by law that they have a sufficient number of employees that possess a first aid qualification in order to fulfil their first aid requirements at all times
  • Those requiring certification of their skills to demonstrate they have fulfilled HSE requirements
  • Those with reasonable communication skills

What does this course cover?

Unit 1

  • The role of the first aider
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Acting safely and effectively in an emergency situation
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Recovery position and management of seizures
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Minor injuries
  • Preventing cross infection
  • Use of first aid equipment
  • Record keeping

Unit 2

  • Fractures
  • Strains and sprains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

How long is the course?

Three day course

What qualification does it give?

  • First Aid at Work Certificate which is valid for 3 years
  • There is the option to upgrade to the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work if required

What does it cost?

£285 plus VAT

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