First Aid at Work

 

This course is aimed at anyone wishing to become an accredited first aider in the workplace, particularly where it has been identified subsequent to risk assessment that a trained first aider is recommended.

 

First Aid at Work is a 3 day course and is available on-site, or can be held at one of our training venues.

 

For more information, please see below.

On completion of the course, candidates should have a knowledge and understanding of the following:

  • The role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • The recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR
  • Contents of a first aid kit (including cross contamination)
  • Be able to assess a situation and act safely, effectively and promptly in an emergency

Candidates will also be trained on how to deal with and administer the appropriate first aid to the following emergencies:

  • Unconciousness (including seizure)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Wounded and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor injuries (grazes, bruises etc)
  • Injuries to bone, muscles and joints (including spinal)
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Heart attack (including Angina)
  • Diabetes

 

Qualifications

 

Candidates will be continually assessed throughout the course, and a multiple-choice questionaire will be completed at the end.  Successful learners will receive an approved certificate which is valid for 3 years.