First Aid at Work Courses

First Aid at Work Training – Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

LATEST OPEN COURSE DATES

18th 19th November – Mannadon Hall, Plymouth, Devon (Re-Qualification Course) £110

25th 26th 27th November – Mannadon Hall, Plymouth, Devon £175

16th 17th 18th December – Mannadon Hall, Plymouth, Devon £175

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Course Details

This new comprehensive Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) is 3 day course and is for learners intending to act as a First Aider in the workplace. This First Aid at Work qualification will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. The course is designed to provide the First Aider with the skills necessary to give effective basic life support, diagnoseand treat minor and manage major injuries or illness keeping the patient alive until the emergency services arrive.

This qualification will be enable the holder of this qualification to deal competently and confidently as a first aid trained member of staff in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The First Aid at Work course duration is 3 days.
Course content:
The roles and responsibilities of the First Aider.
Contents of first aid kits (avoiding cross infection).
Recording of incidents and accidents.
Assessing the situation in an emergency.

First aid equipment and its safe use.

Administer first aid to a casualty who:
is unconscious (including seizures)
requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
is choking
is wounded or bleeding
is in shock
has minor conditions – to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters

Administer first aid to a casualty with:
injuries to bones, muscles, joints including suspected spinal injury
sudden poisoning
burns and scalds
eye injuries
Anaphylactic shock and use of auto-injectors (Epipen)
Recognise the presence of majorillness and provide appropriate first aid

All successful students will be issued with a First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification which is valid for a period of 3 years.

This training course is infomative, fun and innovative. During the training you will understand the theory and demonstrate how to safely deal with emergencies, with an emphasis on those occurring in the workplace. Handling `life threatening` situations is covered, as well as recognising and responding to some of the more common ailments that may be encountered in the workplace.

Re-qualification We also run the 3 yearly First Aid at Work re-qualification course, this course is run over 2 days and is designed to re-qualify existing First Aiders at Work before the expiration of their existing qualification.

Location: All areas, see above for latest open course dates or contact us for your area.

 Cost: Full Course (First Aid at Work) £175pp Open Course or £900 for up to 12 People at your venue

Requalification Course 2 days – £110pp or £600 for up to 12 people at your venue

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