First Aid

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Whatever your requirements, whatever your business, we offer a combination of up to date training programmes, with experienced instructors and enjoyable teaching techniques. We will not only ensure your business is legally compliant, but we will also ensure your First Aiders have a full understanding of your employees safety.


COURSES AVAILABLETIMESTUDENTS PER INSTRUCTOR
FIRST AID AT WORK (INITIAL)3 DAYS12
FIRST AID AT WORK (REFRESHER)2 DAYS12
BASIC SKILLS REFRESHERS3 HOURS12
EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK6 HOURS12
AED (RESUSCITATION COUNCIL UK GUIDELINES)4 HOURS6

FIRST AID AT WORK

Students require 100% attendance to the course and must pass a practical exam (including oral questions on underpinning knowledge) to receive certification for the purposes for the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (1981). This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.


SAMPLE PROGRAMME

  1. Aims and priorities of First Aid
  2. Dealing with unconsciousness – Causes – Recovery Position – Adult CPR
  3. Airway and Breathing Problems
  4. Circulatory Disorders/Problems
  5. Wounds and Bleeding
  6. Burns and Scalds
  7. Injuries to Bone/Muscles/Joints
  8. Effects of Heat and Cold
  9. Diabetes
  10. Poisons
  11. Epilepsy
  12. Record Keeping
  13. The First Aid Box
  14. Personal Hygiene and Safety
  15. Responsibilities of a First Aider


BASIC SKILLS REFRESHER

3 HOURS

The HSE “highly recommend” that all First Aiders (including “Emergency First Aid at Work” certificate holders) attend an annual skills refresher course.

The course refreshes the participants with the practical skills of First Aid. This will ensure maximum effectiveness of use, should the situation arise.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

6 HOURS

Students require 100% attendance to receive certification which is valid for 3 years from date of issue. The HSE highly recommend the 3 hour “basic skills refresher” course is conducted every 12 months.

  • What to do in an emergency 
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation 
  • First Aid for the Unconscious Casualty 
  • First Aid for Wounds and Bleeding 
  • Dealing with Common Medical Conditions

A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillation)

6 HOURS

Students require 100% attendance to the course. They must pass a practical and written test to receive certification which is valid for 180 days from date of issue.

  • The A.E.D.
  • Chain of Survival
  • Resuscitation
  • The Heart – Problems
  • Heart Rhythms
  • Personal Safety
  • Resuscitation with an A.E.D.
  • Responsibilities after Discharge

Maximum 6 students per instructor

Run in accordance with Resuscitation Council UK guidelines.



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