First Aid at Work

  • Max Persons: 12
  • Duration: 3 Days (18 hours)

Course Summary

Candidates successfully completing this course will be entitled to act as a first-aider in the workplace. This First aid at Work course includes the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work course and also equips the first-aider to apply first aid to an extensive range of specific injuries and illnesses. This course complies with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) regulations 1981 (Appendix 5 Content of a First Aid at Work (FAW) course).

Course Structure:

Unit 1: Emergency First aid in the Workplace
Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

**NEW** This course is also available as a Blended First Aid at Work. The blended First Aid at Work course allows learners to achieve the full First Aid at Work qualification by successfully completing an eLearning course prior to attending only 2-days face-to-face training instead of the standard 3-days. The eLearning can be done at the learners own pace and can be completed in more than 1 sitting. The eLearning is designed to take 6-hours however this time differs depending on the learners IT skills and prior knowledge of the subject. For further information visit the Blended First Aid at Work page here.

In accordance with Appendix 5 & 6of the H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
    • cross infection;
    • recording incidents & actions;
    • use of available equipment;
  • assessing an incident;
  • unconscious casualties (including seizure);
  • cardio pulmonary resuscitation;
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator;
  • choking;
  • wounds and bleeding;
  • shock;
  • minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);

Unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • secondary survey;
  • injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including spinal injuries);
  • suspected head and spinal injuries;
  • chest injuries;
  • burns and scalds;
  • eye injuries;
  • sudden poisoning;
  • anaphylaxis;
  • major illnesses (heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes);
  • serious bleeding including:
    • embedded objects;
    • sucking chest wound;
    • amputations;

Successfull candidates will be awarded the Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.

This course is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

**NEW** Available as a Blended First Aid at Work course. Visit here for further information.

Duration: three-days (18 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

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    £190.00 + VAT

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**NEW** Available as a Blended First Aid at Work course. Visit here for further information.

Duration: three-days (18 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

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