EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who might need to provide first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.
It gives learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies they could encounter in the workplace.
Delivered in a classroom setting, this course offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real life situation. For added reassurance, each learner is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, question and answer sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support them.
What You Will Learn
Learners will develop the skills and confidence to help someone who is:
Unresponsive and not breathing
The use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Unresponsive and breathing
Having a seizure
Suffering from shock
The course also includes information on:
Assessing a casualty
Monitoring a casualty
Where to get help
Accident recording and reporting
The control of substances hazardous to health
Duration: 1 day
Course numbers: 6-12 students per instructor
Can be delivered in the UK or internationally.
The course duration can be lengthened if being delivered internationally to allow for cultural and language restraints.
Who Should Attend
This course is ideal for organisations whose first aid needs assessment has identified a requirement for someone to hold a current emergency first aid at work qualification, or for those within your organisation who wish to gain knowledge in emergency first aid.
Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.
Awarding bodies: NUCO, Highfields.