FIRST AID AT WORK (INITIAL COURSE)
NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total
This accredited First Aid at Work training course is for those who wish to become workplace first aiders, and to be compliant with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
This course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills needed to become a confident first aider at work, including how to provide appropriate care and know the actions to take in a first aid emergency situation. Candidates will also learn the knowledge and be able to demonstrate life saving techniques. They will be competent to diagnose and deal with injury and illness in the workplace.
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 training course will provide delegates with the underpinning knowledge and practical skills they need to become a confident first aider at work.
On this course, candidates will learn how to take action in an emergency, how to perform basic life support (including the use of an automated defibrillator), dealing with shock, major illnesses, fractures and bleeding.
Candidates will learn:
- The role and responsibilities of a first aider
- How to assess an incident
- To provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
- To provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
- To provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
- Be able to conduct a secondary survey
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with:
- Minor injuries
- suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
- suspected chest injuries
- burns and scalds
- an eye injury
- sudden poisoning
- a suspected major illness
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This course is taught by highly experienced trainers. All our course training instructors have worked in hazardous and emergency situations, where a high standard of first aid is required and essential.
These real-life skills help them deliver training to candidates from a practical and operational perspective.
Delegates are continually assessed throughout the course, and to pass – will need to gain a pass mark on two multi-choice assessments.
Those who successfully pass this course will receive an awarding body certificate - but must provide their National Insurance number to the awarding body first.
This training course is based on the Ofqual regulation qualification units – Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work and Level 3 Recognition and Management of Injury or Illness in the Workplace. Those who complete this course also comply with the minimum guided learning hours as set in the Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid qualifications.
If you’re looking to gain re-certification, take a look at our First Aid at Work re-qualification course.
Our courses have a maximum of 12 candidates per course. If you wish to train a larger group of employees, contact us to learn more about our bespoke training courses and on-site training units.
1 trainer to 12 candidates (1:12) for:
- Theory training
- Practical training