“Enjoyed learning about everything to do with first aid. It was my first time doing the course & I enjoyed it more than I expected to! Phil is a great communicator & delivers the content in a fun way. Not once during the 3 days did my attention slip!” Edwina, May 2019.
This 3 day course provides learners with the knowledge and practical skills they need to become first aiders in the workplace. The programme offers both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.
It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations.
There are no specific entry requirements for this programme. This programme is suitable for all learners of all backgrounds and job roles. Learners should want to become first aiders and be prepared to undertake a dedicated programme of learning.
Course Aims and Outcomes
The programme will teach and train candidates to deal with the following first aid topics:
|· The role of the first aider||· Circulatory & respiratory system|
|· Incident & casualty assessment||· Wounds & bleeding|
|· CPR & AED (use of a defibrillator)||· Eye injuries|
|· Body check / recovery position||· Shock|
|· Unconscious casualty||· Anaphylaxis|
|· Management of a seizure||· Angina & heart attack|
|· Choking||· Stroke|
|· External bleeding & shock||· Burns & scalds|
|· Minor injuries||· Poisonous Substances|
|· Hypoxia||· Fractures, dislocations, sprains & strains|
|· Chest injuries||· Head & spinal injuries|
|· Asthma & hyperventilation||· Epilepsy & diabetes|
This programme has a packed schedule, delivered over a three day timescale. The programme is accredited and approved by Qualsafe, the awarding organisation for First Aid training.
Our tutors are industry specialists with decades of first aid experience. The course is classroom based and includes ‘first aid simulation’ (practical, hands on examples of how to deal with a variety of first aid situations). This will involve learners undertaking role play with other learners.
The programme is assessed throughout, using a range of ongoing assessment methods. In addition, there are two multi-choice assessment papers that learners need to achieve to complete the course.
“Phil was very informative & kept our attention with his delivery of the course. He was very likeable & humorous & I now feel confident that I can act on a situation with a degree of knowledge should a situation arise. It was a pleasure to attend the course.” Chris, January 2019.
“I enjoyed the way that Phil taught us, how he kept everyone interested and encouraged everyone to work as a group. I was an enjoyable experience and it helped that Phil put everyone at ease. Thank you”. Caroline. February 2019.
“This course has been brilliant & I will feel more confident if an accident occurs. Phil, the tutor was fantastic. Held my interest, made it fun and most important is approachable and I retained the information provided.” Donna, March 2019.
This programme runs for 3 days, starting at 09.00am and finishing at 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day for all learners.
Delegates are advised to wear comfortable clothing as you will be on the floor practicing CPR, body check & recovery position. Please do not wear a skirt/dress.
Maximum delegates : 12
This 3 day course is available on the following dates:
3rd, 4th & 5th September 2019 (Sept course fully booked)
1st, 2nd & 3rd October 2019
18th, 19th, & 20th November 2019
9th, 10th & 11th December 2019
13th, 14th & 15th January 2020
3rd, 4th & 5th February 2020
2nd, 3rd & 4th March 2020
20th, 21st & 22nd April 2020
5th, 6th & 7th May 2020
23rd, 24th & 25th June 2020
7th, 8th & 9th July 2020
11th, 12th & 13th August 2020
14th, 15th & 16th September 2020
12th, 13th & 14th October 2020
16th, 17th & 18th November 2020
14th, 15th & 16th December 2020
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