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First Aid at Work

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Course Details

This blended First Aid at Work requalification course allows delegates to combine on-line and face to face learning. Delegates need to complete the on-line learning before attending the practical elements. They will need to complete assessments throughout the on-line programme and  need to answer an end of course knowledge check.

This information will enable delegates to practice face to face elements to gain the award

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the duties of a First Aider in the workplace
  • Understand the requirements of a First Aid kit
  • Perform life saving techniques
  • Study the programme at a venue of their choice with one day face to face training

Course Contents

  • Legislation
  • Role and aims of a First Aider
  • Infection control
  • Contents of a First Aid Kit
  • Record Keeping
  • Incident Management
  • Primary Survey
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Treatment of an Unconscious Casualty – Recovery Position
  • Resuscitation (Using Resuscitation Council (UK) 2021 Guidelines) inc. Effective Rescue Breaths
  • Choking
  • Recognition and Treatment of Cardiac Conditions
  • Defibrillator (AED) Awareness
  • Secondary Survey
  • Recognition and Treatment of Respiratory Conditions
  • Recognition and Treatment of Nervous System Conditions
  • Recognition and Treatment of Strokes
  • Control and Treatment of Wounds and Bleeding
  • Treatment of Minor Injuries
  • Treatment of Poisoning
  • Treatment of Burns & Scalds
  • Recognition and Treatment of Heat and Cold Injuries
  • Recognition and Treatment of Anaphylaxis and use of an Auto Injector
  •  Recognition and Treatment of Diabetes
  • Management & Treatment of Muscular Skeletal Injuries inc. Spinal Injuries
  • Treatment of Electric Shock
  • Treatment of Clinical Shock
  • Management of Seizures
  • Sepsis & Septicaemia

This course complies with The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 or Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 for FAW and EFAW

Who should attend?

Delegates who prefer a mix of on-line and face to face training whilst their qualification has not expired

What's Included

On-line course

Face to face assessment

A HSE approved FAIB accredited First Aid at Work Certificate valid for 3 years