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, 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.
– Very good & thorough course. Phil was very good at explaining things, often using own/others experiences as examples. Kept revisiting topics to ensure everything was understood. Great venue & lunches! Gareth. March 2017
– Phil was an excellent tutor & took time to explain things. We had lots of opportunities to practice & discuss with Phil/other delegates any questions we had. Sarah. March 2017
– The tutor kept the course interesting with involvement & you could tell from examples he gave, he was someone with experience. One of the best courses I have been on & it was all down to the tutor. Thank you. Iain. June 2017.
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
Cost : £155 + VAT – Members / £175 + VAT Non-members
This 3 day course is available on the following dates:
4th, 5th & 6th December 2017
23rd, 24th & 25th January 2018
26th, 27th & 28th February 2018
20th, 21st & 22nd March 2018
14th, 15th & 16th May 2018
5th, 6th & 7th June 2018
3rd, 4th & 5th July 2018
11th, 12th & 13th September 2018
16th, 17th & 18th October 2018
20th, 21st & 22nd November 2018
11th, 12th & 13th December 2018
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