First Aid At Work Qualification

Required for larger companies or for hazardous/high risk areas within a workplace. First Aid at Work training courses are suitable for anyone who has volunteered or been nominated by their employer to fulfil the statutory duty of care as laid down by the Health & Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations 1981). There is a final assessment to be undertaken by each delegate. This course gives details about both lifesaving skills and many medical illnesses.


Course Details:


Duration:

18 hours over 3 days.


Time:

To suit your company’s needs, but usually between 9am - 4.30pm.


Attendees:

2 students upwards, various learning abilities.


Attendee Requirements:

Age 16 years or older; must be fit and able to work at floor level. Candidate must conform to the HSE criteria and pass a final assessment.


Record Keeping:

Attendance records will be kept for 4 years.


Aims of Course:

To enable candidate to give adequate and efficient first aid to a casualty following an injury or illness using material to hand and HSE approved first aid equipment.


Certificates:

Certificates are issued to all those who pass their final assessment and are valid for three years. These hold the necessary workplace approval through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). Approval number: 73/07(372).


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This Course Includes:


Responsibility of a First Aider

Equipment and Reports

Assessing an incident

An unconscious casualty

Recovery Position

CPR – Adult

Use of the AED

Head to Toe survey

Seizures

Choking

Management of external bleeding

Hypovolaemic Shock

Minor injuries

Burns/Scalds

Heart Attacks

Stroke

Diabetes

Asthma

Anaphylaxis

Fractures, Dislocations

Sprains and Strains

Concussion

Cerebral Compression

Skull Fracture

Chest Injuries

Spinal Injuries

Eye Injuries

Poisons
Responsibility of a First Aider
Equipment and Reports
Assessing an incident
An unconscious casualty
Recovery Position
CPR – Adult
Use of the AED
Head to Toe survey
Seizures
Choking
Management of external bleeding
Hypovolaemic Shock
Minor injuries
Burns/Scalds
Heart Attacks
Stroke
Diabetes
Asthma
Anaphylaxis
Fractures, Dislocations
Sprains and Strains
Concussion
Cerebral Compression
Skull Fracture
Chest Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Eye injuries
Poisons


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