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).
Unit 1: Emergency First aid in the Workplace Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
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;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;
Successful candidates will be awarded the Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.
Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can aslo be provided at an additional charge per person.
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: recommended annual refresher training;mandatory re qualification training every three years ;automated external defibrillation training; To book this training please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team by Telephone: 0116 305 5515 or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that training prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. This training can be provided at your venue, please contact the Health, Safety & Wellbeing Team for a quotation.