Course to be held in Castle Douglas on 27th - 28th April 2021, This course is for current First Aiders who require their First Aid at Work qualification to be renewed before the 3 year expiry date.
On completion of the course, candidates should have a knowledge and understanding of the following:
The roles and responsibilities of being a First Aider
Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR
Contents of a first aid kit (including cross contamination)
Be able to asses a situation and act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
Specific work related injuries
Candidates will also be trained in how to administer appropriate first aid in the following circumstances:
Unconciousness (including seizure)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Wounded and bleeding
Minor injuries (cuts, grazes, bruises etc)
Injuries to bone, muscles and joints (including spinal)
Chest Injuries
Burns and scalds
Eye injuries
Anaphylactic shock
Heart Attack (including Angina)

Candidates will be continually assessed throughtout the course to ensure learning outcomes have been achieved. A multiple choice questionaire will also be handed out to be completed as part of the assessment. Successful candidates will receive an approved certificate which is valid for 3 years.