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 :
Be able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures
Have duties that do not prevent them going immediately to an emergency
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
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.