First Aid at Work

Maximum number of candidates per course: 12
Course Duration: Three Days (18 hours). Course dates do not have to be consecutive.

Objective:
The candidate is trained and suitable to be individually assessed for the First Aid at Work Certification.

Selection of suitable candidates:
Selection of suitable candidates will depend upon a number of factors. These include:

  • Have a reliable disposition and good communication skills.
  • Have the aptitude and ability to absorb new knowledge and learn new skills.
  • Have the ability to deal with an emergency situation in a calm, controlled manner.
  • Be prepared to carry out First Aid within the work place whilst they hold a valid First Aid Certificate.
  • Be able to leave their normal duties in order to respond to an emergency.
  • Be committed to the safety and health of their fellow workers.

Aims of the course:

  • To train the candidate to understand the concept of First Aid at Work.
  • To train the candidate in accordance with the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations
    1981.
  • To prepare the candidate for assessment with the Examiners.
  • To build the candidate’s confidence in his/her ability to perform First Aid in numerous
    situations
  • To issue First Aid at Work certificates in accordance with the Health & Safety (First-
    Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Content:
The skills of patient care which are essential to provide life support to an ill or injured person.

Candidates will receive training in a wide range of first aid skills including:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident occurs.
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient.
  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Treatment of casualty who is bleeding (use of bandages and slings).
  • Treatment of choking patient.
  • Recognition and treatment of shock.
  • Simple record keeping following an accident at work.
  • Students will also learn to provide care for patients who have:
  • Suffered burns or scalds.
  • Broken or injured bones, muscles, joints.
  • Suffered poisoning.
  • Suffered injury to the eye.
  • Signs and symptoms of a number of serious illnesses including, heart attack,
    stroke, diabetes etc.
  • Suffered extreme temperature changes.

Candidates are required to undertake an independent assessment on the final day of the course.

Certification:
Candidates who successfully complete the course will be awarded a First Aid at Work
certificate, which is valid for three years.

Course Dates

  • Contact us for upcoming course dates

Download PDF: First Aid at Work Course Summary

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