First Aid

Emergency First Aid at Work

HSE Approved One Day Course


This course is for persons wishing to learn First Aid which qualifies them to act as the First Aider in the workplace, under the terms of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981

Course Content

  • Definition of First Aid
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Principles of Diagnosis
  • First Aid Legislation
  • First Aid Equipment
  • Communication & Reporting an Accident
  • Respiration
  • Chain of Survival
  • Basic Life Support
  • Unconscious Casualty
  • Adult Choking
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Injuries to Bones and Supporting Tissue
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Eye Injuries
  • Contents of a First Aid Container
  • Practical Demonstrations of CPR and Choking
  • Recovery Position

Course Requirements
No formal first aid knowledge is required to attend this course; however candidates will be required to demonstrate the correct method for CPR, choking and the recovery position to enable them to attain certification as a First Aider.

Course Duration
6 hours

Course Costs
£65 per person min of 4 persons

All candidates will receive their own First Aid manual as part of the course syllabus.

Certification
All candidates will receive a certificate of competence from the Instructor / Assessor which is valid for 3 years.

NOTE: This course is available from the 1st October 2009