This is a fully accredited First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience, for example, clerical or engineering staff. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions.
First Aid at Work
Topics and Skills Included:
The First Aid at Work Syllabus Includes:
- First Aid Priorities
- Managing Incidents
- Basic Life Support
- Examination of a Casualty
- Control of Bleeding
- Burns and Scalds
- Common Illnesses
- Heart Attacks
- Eye Injuries
- Recording and Reporting
- First Aid Kits
Students are independently examined on the final afternoon of the course.
Upon successful completion certification is valid for 3 years. (Please see First Aid at Work Refresher course).
Candidates must be aware of the physical constraints necessary to perform the skills required to:
- Preserve life
- Prevent a situation from worsening
- Promote recovery
The cost of the course is £135 (subject to change for the new academic year).
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.