First Aid Course is a half day course, providing the theoretical knowledge needed to become a confident first aider at work. This course allies with the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training requirements. It provides recognized, fully accredited certification and assures you, as an employer that it meets the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) due diligence requirements. Training material for this course is designed in line with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK) and the current first-aid manual of the St John Ambulance. It teaches delegates both the ability and knowledge to deal with real life first aid emergencies in and out of the workplace.
Please note, Level 1 covers only theoretical knowledge of the training requirements. Practical skills can be acquired by attending a practical session (Level 2) of the course.
First Aid Basic Life Support (Level 1)
Upon successful completion of the session questionnaire.
The objectives of the qualification include supporting a role in the workplace and giving learners personal growth and engagement in learning.
On completion of this First Aid course, successful candidates will be able to:
Understand the role of the First Aider
Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
Learn how to administer help to a casualty who is unconscious
Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
Administer First Aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
Administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock