Our course is particularly suitable for lower risk environments or where a course is needed to compliment other first aid provision. Regular attendees include those working in schools, offices and many small and medium sized businesses.
The course meets the requirement of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, where a person is required to become a qualified ‘First Aider’ (EFAW) in their workplace.
- Understanding the role of the first aider
- Record keeping
- Personal hygiene and infection control
- The unconscious casualty
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Management of a choking casualty
- Bleeding and shock
- Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries, Including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters.
At the end of the course participants will undertake a theory assessment and be observed carrying out a number of practical skills by their course trainer. They will be required to demonstrate proficiency in controlling bleeding, resuscitation and unconsciousness.
Participants will develop the skills necessary to become a competent and confident First Aider in their work place and will be awarded an ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ certificate, valid for 3 years.
1 day (training contact time – 6 hours)
Fitness to Participate
Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Method of Assessment
Usually 9.30am - 4.30pm. Course times will be confirmed in the Joining Instructions once the course has been booked.