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First Aid Course

HABC Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) / HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

These are fully accredited First Aid at Work courses, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

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£75.00£145.00

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These courses are aimed at people who wish to learn how to respond to emergencies in any situation but focuses on the workplace.

The Emergency First Aid at Work is a one day course where you will cover the basics and learn how to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill.

The First Aid at Work is a three day course that builds on the Emergency First Aid at Work course with additional information on treating major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

These course normally run on a Thursday, 09:30 – 16:00, at Freystrop Community Hall.

  • No formal entry requirements
  • You should be physically capable of completing the practical elements of this course

Emergency First Aid at Work:

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to the use of first aid equipment provided or improvised and the need to record accurately incidents and actions
  • Recognise the importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures
  • Assess situations and conditions in order to react safely, swiftly and effectively in an emergency
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer first aid safely, swiftly and effectively to a person who is unconscious
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) safely, swiftly and effectively
  • Display the skill necessary to administer first aid safely, swiftly and effectively to a person who has sustained a wound
  • Display the skill necessary to identify a person who is in shock and react safely, swiftly and effectively to treat the condition
  • Administer first aid safely, swiftly and effectively to a person who is choking
  • Provide first aid safely, swiftly and effectively for minor injuries

First Aid at Work:

By the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty:
    • who is choking
    • with external bleeding
    • with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    • with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty:
    • who is in shock
    • with minor injuries
    • with suspected chest injuries
    • with burns and scalds
    • with an eye injury
    • with sudden poisoning
    • with anaphylaxis
    • with suspected major illness
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey

Learners are able to complete either the full qualification or certain units or elements through the medium of Welsh/bilingually.

  • Continuous assessment during the course
  • Practical assessment during the course

Following completion of this course you might want to try another one of our community courses.

  • Practical/comfortable clothing for parts of the course

Any costs above are approximate and may change.

  • No additional costs
Disclaimer:
The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.
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