All training focuses on life saving skills and the management of injury and illness. Training includes both theory and practical work using varied teaching methods, and students are given the opportunity throughout the course to discuss specific issues related to their particular place of work. In order to be awarded the First Aid at Work certificate students must pass the final assessment which includes both theory and practical aspects of the course.
Introduction to First Aid
- Principles and priorities of treatment
- First aid supplies
- Record Keeping
- Management of an incident
The Respiratory System
- Asphyxia, Hyperventilation and Asthma
- Management of the unconscious casualty
- Resuscitation techniques
The Circulatory System
- Wounds and bleeding
- Circulatory Shock.
- Heart Attack and Angina
Burns and Scalds
The Musculoskeletal System
- Sprains, Strains and Dislocations.
- Spinal Injuries
The Nervous System
- Head Injuries
- Poisoning and Anaphylactic Shock
Recognition of illness
- Epilepsy and infantile convulsions
This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981. Upon successful completion of this three day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practice for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary.
Upon completion of the course, successful delegates will receive a certificate.
This is an on-demand course, which can also be delivered on site. Please call our sales team for more details.