This qualification introduces candidates to:
When to call for help
The responsibilities of a First Aider
Undertake a primary survey
The legal requirements for first aid provision
The importance of assessing an incident
The importance of accurate incident reporting
First aid equipment and its safe use
The need to minimise the risk of infection
There is a maximum of 12 places available.
Course Times: 09.30 – 16.30.
Validation of Certification: 3 years.
Course Duration: 1 full day.
The training will cover the following topics:
Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
Management of first aid incidents
Management of an unconscious casualty
Management of a casualty who is choking
Management of a casualty who is not breathing normally
Management of a casualty who is in shock
Management of a casualty who has a bleeding injury
To ensure a student can demonstrate competency, the assessment will be practical with oral questioning and a short multi choice paper.
All students will receive a course book, and certificates will be forwarded upon successful completion of the course.
There will be practical on the course so appropriate clothing will be needed. (i.e. you will be on the floor taking part in role play situations).
This course is designed for first aiders in lower-risk work environment.
You will be expected to take full part in all the practical during the course and assessment; not to take part in the practical may hinder your ability to be assessed.