First Aid at Work

3 Day First Aid at Work Course


This course is suitable for those who need to be First Aiders in the Workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience, for example, clerical or engineering staff. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions. By arrangement the course can be run on non-consecutive days, for example - one day a week over three weeks.


Where and When?


At your venue on a date to suit your group (min 6 delegates), Take a look at our booking calendar for open courses near you.


Who Should attend?


For those who are 16 or over and need to be First Aiders in the Workplace. Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.


Course outline


First Aid Priorities
Managing Incidents
Basic Life Support
Examination of a Casualty
Unconsciousness
Control of Bleeding
Fractures
Burns and Scalds
Common Illnesses
Heart Attacks
Eye Injuries
Dressings
Recording and Reporting
Regulations
First Aid Kits


Course Duration


3 Days


Assessment & certification


Each delegate is independently examined on the final afternoon of the course. Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years. If your delegates have previously completed the full 3 day First Aid at Work Course and their certification is in date or within 28 days after the expiry date you may wish to consider the 2 day requalification course. Under the current guidelines it is 'strongly recommended' that first aid trained staff attend a half-day update every 12 months - before completing full re-qualification training at the three year point.


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