First Aid at Work Courses

3 day First Aid at Work

Course Summary

Available at Your Venue for Small or Large Groups on a Date to Suit

This course has been designed for those who are required to act as a First Aider for their workplace or organisation for the purposes of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities.

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During this course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations; including...

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and AED use
  • Recovery position
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

During this course each learner will be continuously assessed by the trainer on practical scenarios, including...

  • CPR and safe use of an AED
  • Choking casualty
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Wounds, bleeding and shock
  • Secondary survey
  • Management of fractures

In addition each learner will be required to complete multiple choice theory papers based on the course content, which are marked by the trainer at the end of the course.

Qualification
This course attracts a QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) regulated and nationally recognised qualification, which is valid for 3 years.

Annual Refresher
Once qualified, learners are recommended by the Health & Safety Executive to maintain their first aid skills and knowledge by attending a ½ day First Aid at Work Annual Refresher Course.

Re-Qualification
To re-qualify as a first aider, learners should attend a 2 day First Aid at Work Requalification Course on or before the 3 year anniversary of their certificate expiry date.

The Location

  • Adequate lighting, ventilation & heating for the time of year
  • Adequate floor space & coverings for practical sessions
  • Close to male / female toilets and hand washing facilities
  • A proportionate sized room for the number of learners
  • Adequate exits in case of an emergency / fire
  • Free of intrusive noise for uninterrupted learning
  • Adequate seating for the number of learners
  • Television or digital projector with VGA/HDMI connection for the digital presentation

The Learners

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Able to provide photographic identification
  • Physical ability (reasonable adjustments can be made)
  • No symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) such as: new cough, high temperature, loss of normal sense of taste or smell