This three-day first aid at work course is perfect for you if you work in a higher risk environment. A high risk working environment is definite by the Health and Safety Executive. This course will allow you to be a first aider in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Who should attend this first aid at work course?
This course is ideal for individuals who work in a higher risk environment such as factories, building sites or sports complexes. It’s also perfect for you if your workplace has more than 50 employees, or you experience a high number of visitors. On previous courses, we have had teachers, youth workers, office workers and builders.
Please note, if you work in Forestry or the outdoors, then our First Aid at Work +Forestry
What will I learn on the first aid at work course?
On this course, you will learn what your responsibilities as a first aider are. In addition you’ll also look at what first aid equipment you should have, and how to keep yourself safe when providing first aid. You’ll learn the protocol for dealing with casualties, an learn how to deal with unconscious casualties who are both breathing and not breathing.
You’ll love our style of teaching. We ensure that the course is practical with hands-on experience. You’ll confidently develop life-saving skills. We use a variety of high-quality resources to ensure that you have realistic and engaging training experience. We use Laerdal’s QCPR mannikins, which provides real-time information on the effectiveness of your CPR!
You will also receive plenty of course handouts including an A5 First aid at work manual.
Is this course accredited?
Yes, this first aid at work course is accredited by Qualification Network UK, who is an awarding body regulated by Ofqual. When you successfully complete this qualification, you will gain a QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF). This qualification is worth three credits, and you will need to renew it every three years by attending a two-day first aid at work revalidation course.
How will I be assessed?
Assessment of learning is essential for checking your understanding and provides evidence of your knowledge. During the practical assessment, you will need to demonstrate an understanding of practical, safe, prompt and effective first aid practices in emergency situations. The assessment requirements for this course include:
- Practical Assessments, these ongoing assessments are carried out by the trainer throughout the duration of the course.
- 1 Written Assessments, in the form of multiple choice question paper.
First aid at work syllabus
On this course you will learn:
- The role and responsibilities of a first aider.
- How to reduce the risk of infection to yourself.
- How to assess and manage a first aid incident.
- How to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing properly.
- How to deal with a casualty who is choking.
- How to provide first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
- Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
- Know how to proved first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
- How to Conducting a secondary survey
- Provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
- How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
- How to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
- How to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
- How to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
- How to provide first aid to a casualty with poisoning
- How to recognise and provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illnesses including:
- Heart Attack
- Epileptic seizure
- Asthma attack
- Diabetic emergency