First Aid at Work

Qualification: HSE Certificate
Level n/a

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About the course

Health and Safety in the workplace are essential considerations for all employers. It is vital that there are people on site who are qualified to act as First Aiders in case of an accident. 

This 3-day course is designed for the workplace and as such we aim to deliver a program to suit your working environment.

What you will learn
  • Action to take in an emergency
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Care of an unconscious casualty
  • Care of wounds and stopping bleeding
  • Transportation of a casualty and the 999 procedure
  • Recognise common major illness
  • Recognise common minor illness
  • Record keeping and RIDDOR instructions
  • Simulated workplace incidents

Administer to a casualty with:

  • Burns or scalds
  • Fracture
  • Soft tissue damage
  • Shock
  • Eye injuries and irrigation
  • Poisoning
  • Hypoxia
Assessment

The course tutor assesses the course continuously via theory and practical work with a final formal oral and practical exam by external examiners. Successful delegates will be awarded the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) certificate which is valid for three years.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
20/06/17 10.00 - 17.00 3 days Main £230
10/07/17 10.00 - 17.00 3 days Main £230
What next?

The HSE strongly recommends that you attend a refresher session once every year during the three year period of your valid First Aid Qualification. The Annual Refresher course provides you with an opportunity to practise and update your skills. This is a half day course that is run at the college.

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