First Aid at Work
This course covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the modern workplace. The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.
Who Should Attend
Nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.
What You Will Learn
The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency in the workplace.
- Accidents and illness
- Using a first aid kit
- Simple record keeping
- Treatment of an unconscious casualty
- Heart attacks
- Burns and scalds
- Severe allergic reaction
- Eye injuries
- Low blood sugar
The course is usually offered as three consecutive days, however, we also offer it as a split course over several weeks at some centres.
Assessment and Certification
After completing a final assessment successful candidates receive a First Aid at Work certificate of competence valid for three years.
This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended 2013). Upon successful completion of this three day course attendees will be competent to practise for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.