This 1 day first aid course is ideal for smaller workplaces presenting few health & safety risks with candidates learning Basic Emergency Aid in accordance with the syllabus of subjects taught as set out in the First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 – Approved Code of Practice 2009. After successful completion of the course and assessment, an attendance certificate is issued qualifying them to work in industry as an Emergency First Aider for a period of three years.
Aims & Objectives
This 1-day course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.
The aim of this course is to give candidates the knowledge, understanding, confidence and skills so they can carry out Emergency First Aid at Work promptly and efficiently within the role of an emergency aider in accordance with the syllabus of subjects taught as set out in the First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 – Approved Code of Practice 2009.
|Course Administration & Registration
Safety & Welfare Arrangements for Site
Course Introduction – Aims and Objectives
Health and Safety Regulations – Duties for Employers and their Responsibilities
The Role of the First Aider
Priorities of Treatment
Primary Survey & CPR
CPR Skill Station
|Heart Attack & Angina
Recovery Skill Station
Wounds & Bleeding
(inc. Catastrophic Bleeding & the use
of Tourniquets & Haemostatic Dressings)
Burns & Scalds
EFAW Assessment Paper
On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
- Provide emergency first aid at work
- Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
- Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
- Understand the role of an emergency first-aider including; importance of record keeping, equipment and cross infection.
Assessment & Certification
Practical skills are assessed by continuous observation by the trainer and there is a written assessment paper to check understanding. After successful completion of the course, an attendance certificate is issued valid for 3 years.
Cost of Training
The cost of training is £90.00 + vat per person. Block bookings are available upon request.