The 3-Day First Aid at Work Training Course (formerly 4 Day First Aid at Work) provides training for qualification as a First Aider within the workplace under the guidance of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Who Should Attend?
Where an employer has carried out a risk assessment and identified a need for a fully qualified First Aider, a person should be nominated for training in accordance with HSE guidance and legal obligations.
Potential First Aiders should:
- Possess an aptitude to absorb knowledge & skills
- Be able to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures
- Have duties that do not prevent them going immediately to an emergency
- Aims and principles of first aid
- Prevention of cross-infection during first aid procedures
- Basic Life Support (CPR)
- Management of the unconscious casualty
- Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked
- How to deal with burns, poisoning and eye injuries
- Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses, including fractures, dislocation, head injuries, epilepsy and diabetes
- Managing asthma attacks and choking
- Legal aspects of first aid at work - record keeping and use of equipment
On successful completion of the course and final assessment, the delegate will receive the QualSafe First Aid at Work Certificate. This is valid for three years.
Duration: 3 Days