About Emergency First Aid at Work
This course is designed to suit all employees, from first aiders to those simply requiring a comprehensive first aid course. The training is ideal for lower risk businesses, but we can change it to suit the needs of any organisation if they need us to do so. Learners will gain knowledge of different incidents and injuries they can treat unconscious patients quickly and effectively. The training follows and covers HSE’s first aid regulations relating to the workplace.
How long will this course take?
This course is 6 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is for anybody looking to become a designated first aider, holding a nationally recognised first aid qualification.
What are the main points covered?
Understand first aid health and safety regulations, learn more about the priorities of first aid and how to manage an incident safely including treatments of unconsciousness, shock, bleeding and common workplace injuries and more.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Emergency First Aid at Work Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- First aid health and safety regulations.
- Learn about the priorities of first aid and how to manage an incident safely.
- Treatments of unconsciousness, Shock, bleeding and common workplace injuries.
- Combination of practical and theory sessions to deal with first aid emergencies.
- Learn how to administer first aid in a variety of situations.
Emergency First Aid at Work FAQs
What is emergency first aid?
Emergency first aid is the first response to a life-threatening (or limb-threatening) medical emergency. The emergency can be an illness or an injury. Emergency first aid training is often referred to as first responder training.
Who is this course for?
Emergency first aid at work was designed to teach candidates how to deal with emergencies in the workplace. At least one person per 10 employees should have emergency first aid training. The course covers techniques such as: CPR, how to clear airway obstructions, responding to anaphylactic shock, and how to control severe bleeding.
How long is the course?
1 Day (6 Hours) taken either on your own premises or as an open course from one of our national centres.
What do I gain from this qualification?
Upon successful completion, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practice and become a qualified first aider for three years.