First Aid at Work Course

First Aid at Work Course

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.

Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more. 

Who needs this qualification?

How much first aid provision an employer has to make depends on the circumstances of each workplace.

Why is this training important?

This qualification will enable employers to satisfy the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 regulations that apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.

Learning outcomes

The learner will understand the roles and responsibilites of a first aider to be able to:

  • Assess an incident
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is both breathing/not breathing normally
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Manage a casualty with a minor injury

 

Facts

Assessment – Practical assessment plus activities and exam.

DurationOne day programme (The course also qualifies for up to 7 hours of Driver CPC if required).

Training for business?

We welcome enquiries from corporate clients

We would welcome the opportunity to assist you with all your driver training and development. For prices and availability, or to discuss other training options please call Martin on 01726 829214, or email [email protected].

Bespoke courses are also available to meet your individual requirements, we would be happy to quote for this service.