This category includes both first aid courses for Appointed Persons as well as Emergency First Aid courses, delivered nationwide across the UK.
Delegates can either attend open courses for these categories, or if there is a requirement for more than one delegate to be trained there may be a justification for arranging an in-company course. It is also possible to sit an e-learning course in this category, where delegates sit the course remotely in their own time. This is perfect for those who cannot attend a course at a set location or at a set time.
The decision as to whether to have a qualified First Aider is based largely on the organisation’s risk assessment. If this only indicates the need for one or more Appointed Persons, it might be decided that trained first aiders are not needed within the workplace. In this case, it is a good idea for those with defined First Aid responsibilities to attend an Appointed Person’s course.
In situations where an organisation’s risk assessment indicates that one or more trained first aiders are required, then training these people to be responsible for Emergency First Aid Cover is the best option. In this instance an Emergency First Aid at Work course would be appropriate (EFAW).
The HSE guidelines given in their Approved Code of Practice suggest the following cover (this should be considered as a rough guide rather than a definitive rule and more details can found in the HSE ACOP):
For Low Hazard Environments:
For High Hazard Environments:
Candidates who sit this training course will be taught basic first aid skills to treat a range of medical problems and conditions. This course is suitable for those who need to give first aid until help arrives, or the problem is resolved.
Successful candidates will receive the Appointed Persons certificate which is valid for 3 years.
This first aid training course covers a range of basic life saving first aid skills and techniques, designed to ensure a nominated person or persons has a comprehensive knowledge base in this area.
Successful candidates will become formally qualified emergency first aiders and receive the nationally recognised Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.
Please note that all candidates must be able to undertake practical activities such as lying down and kneeling to simulate a potential emergency situation
Please check for open courses in this category below, or for more general help or further information please send an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click here for further information on the First Aid courses we offer.
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|Emergency First Aid at Work - 1 Day||1||from £55.00|
|V986BM||Emergency First Aid at Work - Online Annual Refresher - E-Learning||E-Learning||£35.00|
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