First Aid at Work

Syllabus

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • First aid in the workplace
  • Record keeping
  • First aid equipment
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Wounds and controlling bleeding

Day 2

  • Burns and scalds
  • Hyperthermia / Hypothermia
  • Epilepsy management
  • Poisoning
  • Meningitis and Septicaemia
  • Asthma
  • Concussion / Compression
  • Defibrillator operation

Day 3

  • Resuscitation
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Fractures
  • First aid legislation
  • Control of bleeding
  • Shock management

Who is this course for?

This programme of learning is for organisations with higher levels of risk that require their First Aiders to have a wide range of knowledge and skills related to first aid in the workplace.

Useful links

You can check out the HSE guidance for further information.

Course specification

Qualification

This qualification meets the statutory requirements of the First Aid Regulations and enables the participant to act as the first aid response within the workplace.

This certification is valid for three years and suitable for medium to high risk working environments and business needs.

Certification is accredited by the First Aid Industry Body.  The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 states ‘that those employers, their first aiders and emergency first aiders, together should organise and provide first aid, according to the needs of the organisation. All employees need to be aware of the provision made.

Entry information

This qualification can be completed as an individual unit or as part of package or amalgamated qualification. There are no academic prerequisites for learners wishing to complete this course although a basic level of literacy is required. The qualification is suitable for learners 16+.

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