A  3 day course that complies with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Approved Code of Practice guidelines for the qualification of workplace First Aiders.

Who Should Attend ?

Where an employer has carried out a risk assessment and identified a need for a fully qualified First Aider, a person should be nominated for training in accordance with HSE guidance and legal obligations.
Potential First Aiders should :

Possess an aptitude to absorb knowledge & skillsOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Be able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures

Have duties that do not prevent them going immediately to an emergency

Course Content

Aims and principles of First Aid

Prevention of cross infection

Basic Life Support (CPR)

Management of the unconscious casualty

Assessment and treatment of a wounded casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked

How to deal with burns, poisoning and eye injuries

Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illness

Managing asthma attacks and choking

 Legal aspects of First Aid, record  keeping

                                                         

Completion Certificate

On successful completion of the course and final assessment the delegate will receive a nationally recognised First Aid at Work Certificate. This is valid for 3 years  awarding 3 QCF credits.