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||· Resuscitation / Safe use of an AED (defibrillator)|
|· Fainting||· Eye injuries|
|· Managing an emergency situation||· Communication and casualty care|
|· Personal hygiene in dealing with wounds||· Asthma|
|· Poisons and substances||· Bleeding (minor and severe)|
|· Simple record keeping||· Bone, muscle and joint injuries|
|· Treatment of burns or scalds||· Burns and scalds|
|· Treatment of injuries||· Chest pains (including heart attack)|
|· Transporting sick and injured patients||· Choking (adult)|
|· Contents of first-aid boxes and their use||· Dressing and immobilisation of injured parts|
|· Treatment of unconscious patient||· Treatment of shock|
|· Control of bleeding||· The First Aid at Work Regulations|
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 may, from time to time, 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.
• “Although I have been doing first aid for years, I have had a couple of years gap & so much has changed. This course has been fantastic in reminding me why it is important to know first aid. I enjoyed the sense of fun between us as a group and Phil who tutored us. Was a great 3 days”. Karen, Oct 16
• “I found this an extremely valuable & interesting course. Phil was an excellent trainer – very professional & made the course interesting & enjoyable. I would struggle to see how it could be improved – thank you!” Jeannie, Sept 16
• “The course was very informative, up to date and made a difficult subject enjoyable. Phil’s sense of humour helped make the course relaxed & fun”. Gill, Sept 16
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.
We advise candidates to wear comfortable clothing for the programme as role play may require work on the floor.
Maximum delegates : 12
Cost : £155 + VAT – Members / £175 + VAT Non-members
This 3 day course is available on the following dates:
22nd, 23rd & 24th August 2017
11th, 12th & 13th September 2017
2nd, 3rd & 4th October 2017
20th, 21st & 22nd November 2017
4th, 5th & 6th December 2017
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