Course Information

First Aid at Work – Initial

The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. The course is aimed at nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.
First aid training

Duration:

3 days

Scheduled Dates:

Please select a preferred date below

Assessment Method:

Practical Assessment

Price:

Available on request

Course Aims

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.

Course Content

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
  • Choking
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation techniques

The Circulatory System

  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Circulatory Shock.
  • Stroke
  • Heart Attack and Angina

Burns and Scalds

The Musculoskeletal System

  • Fractures
  • Sprains, Strains and Dislocations.
  • Spinal Injuries

The Nervous System

  • Head Injuries
  • Poisoning and Anaphylactic Shock

Recognition of illness

  • Epilepsy and infantile convulsions
  • Diabetes
  • Meningitis

This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Upon successful completion of this three day course.

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.

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