18 hour course (spread over 3 days in a month 9.30pm to 4.30pm)
- To gain the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies that might arise in the workplace.
- To learn how to treat a range of injuries and medical conditions.
- To assess and monitor a casualty.
- To report and record accidents.
By the end of this first aid training course you will be able to use your first aid skills to help someone who:
- Is unresponsive and breathing
- Is responsive and not breathing including the use of an external defibrillator.
- Is choking
- Is feeling faint
- Has been poisoned
- Has a head injury
- Has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
- Having a medical emergency
- Having a seizure
- Having a heart attack
- Having an angina attack
- Having a stroke
- Having an asthma attack
- Is bleeding
- Is suffering from shock
- Is suffering from burns
- Has a severe allergic reaction
- Has a diabetic emergency
- Has an injury to a bone, muscle or joint – including spinal injuries
This course now includes a practical, hands-on automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness session using trainer AEDs, a move which has been welcomed by the Health and Safety Executive, citing that awareness training instils greater confidence in the use of AEDs.
The course delivery includes some small and whole group activities, group discussion and presentation, in a safe environment.
Delegates will receive their First Aid manual to take away with them and, after successfully completing the assessment, will receive their certificate.
£195 + VAT per attendee