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Emergency First Aid at Work

1 day course
Theory
240 minutes
Practical
200 minutes
Assessment
30 minutes

NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

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This Emergency First Aid at Work course is for anyone who wishes to become a confident first aider in low hazard workplaces such as shops, offices, gyms, hotels or where your risk assessment identifies a requirement for a first aider trained in emergency first aid at work. (See HSE guidelines). Those who attend this course will learn basic lifesaving first aid techniques as well as being able to deal with minor injury and illness in the workplace and will receive a nationally recognised and compliant MPQC certificate.

This course is a mixture of theory and practical training – all of which is based on the Ofqual regulated qualification units ‘Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work’ and ‘Recognition and Management of Injury or Illness in the Workplace’. This course complies with the minimum guided learning hours required by the Skills for Health Assessment Principles for first aid qualifications.

Those who attend this course will need to be able to go to floor level to undertake CPR.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This 1 day course includes lectures, demonstrations and practical training (including CPR and AED demonstrations).

Delegates on this course will learn how to take the correct actions in an emergency situation, how to perform basic life support (including using external defibrillation) and how to deal with choking, seizures, shock and bleeding. Learners are continually assessed and will also need to pass a written multiple-choice test paper.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • How to assess an incident
  • Providing first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Providing first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Providing first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Knowing how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Knowing how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

To view the full course timetable click here.

This course is delivered by experienced, expert first aid instructors and assessors – all of whom have regulated training and assessor awards.

On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an MPQC awarding body certificate.

No – funding is not available for this course.

We teach a maximum of 12 candidates per course, and the trainer to candidate ratio is 1:12.

For practical training, we allocate one manikin per 4 candidates.

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

What time does the course start and finish?

Courses start at 8.45 am and finishes at about 3.30 pm

Do I need to bring PPE?

No – PPE is not required for this course.

What is included in the price?

Course materials, refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

How long does it take for certificates to arrive?

MPQC certificates are posted as soon as we receive them (usually within 2 weeks).

When will I receive my course instructions?

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Can I change my booking?

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Is there parking?

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

“A great first aid course with lots of information and hands on training to suit everyone. I've never had so much fun on a training course! Our trainer was brilliant, she found specific information that we needed and made us all feel at ease which took the pressure off! Highly recommend.” 

Eloise Culver

“Great courses, friendly staff, with in-depth first-hand knowledge of life-saving first aid. Definitely recommend.” 

Steven Thomas

“I completed my emergency first aid at work course with MRS. Tutor was brilliant, friendly and made the whole day enjoyable. Will be recommending the company and be coming back for refreshers. Thanks again!” 

Kate Hirons

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