This 1-day course provides an overview of the core elements of first aid. As a result, learners are equipped with the knowledge and skills required to respond effectively to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies in the workplace.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Learners are introduced to the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and legal requirements in the workplace. In addition to learning how to carry out a scene survey and casualty assessment, students are taught how to check for responsiveness, open an airway, and check for breathing. Practical lessons include CPR, choking, recovery position, bleeding, and burns. Especially relevant is the lesson on how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) due to this now being recognised as a vital step in Basic Life Support. COURSE SYLLABUS Communication and consent Documentation Incident and casualty assessment Signs and symptoms First aid kits Calling emergency services CPR and AED AED safety Choking Recovery position Seizures Bleeding Shock Bandages Packing a wound Haemostatic dressings Tourniquets Small cuts, grazes, bumps, and bruises Nosebleeds Splinters Bites and Stings Burns and scalds Infection control CERTIFICATION On successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised HSE compliant Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for three years. This certificate is accreditated by Qualsafe and is regulated by Ofqual. Furthermore, you will receive a FREE first aid book! The price per person is £75. Spaces are limited so booking is necessary to secure your place.
Retford Enterprise Centre, Randall Way, DN22 7GR, Retford, Nottinghamshire
Retford Enterprise Centre, Randall Way, Retford DN22 7GR, UK
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