First Aid Courses

You are responsible for making sure that your employees receive immediate attention if they are taken ill or are injured at work.

All of the following First Aid Training courses are delivered with certification (HSE Certificate where required) included in the price, or alternatively if you require a Nationally Accredited First Aid Qualification please get in touch with us for further details.

Basic Life Support Course

This is a half day First Aid Training course and is for anyone who wants to learn Basic Life Support (Minimum Occupational Standard for Care/Support workers, although the EFAW is recommended). This First Aid Training course shows how some simple procedures really can save someone’s life including CPR Training.

Course Content

  • Aims and principles of First Aid
  • Action at an emergency
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course

This 1 day First Aid Training course will benefit anyone requiring the minimum level of First Aid training for the workplace, most appropriate for smaller workplaces or environments that present few health and safety risks. This course is recognised by the Health & Safety Executive as the approved one-day First Aid training course, qualifying First Aiders for low risk environments.

Course Content

  • The role of the First Aider including the importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Aims and principles of First Aid
  • Action at an emergency
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked
  • Treatment of minor injuries including cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns and small splinters
  • The importance of preventing cross infection
  • The use of first aid equipment

First Aid at Work (FAW) Course

This 3 day First Aid Training course will benefit anyone requiring First Aid training for the workplace, appropriate for all environments that present Health and Safety risks. This course is recognised by the Health & Safety Executive it complies with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 as the approved First Aid training course of a workplace First Aider for all environments.

Course Content

  • The role of the First Aider including the importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Aims and principles of First Aid
  • Action at an emergency
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked
  • Treatment of minor injuries including cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns and small splinters
  • Assessment and treatment of fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of burns, poisoning and eye injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses
  • The importance of preventing cross infection

First Aid at Work Re-qualification Course

This 2 day First Aid Training course will benefit anyone requiring to renew their First Aid training for the workplace. This First Aid course is recognised by the Health & Safety Executive it complies with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 to renew the nationally recognised First Aid certificate of a workplace First Aider for all environments.

Course Content

  • The role of the First Aider including the importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Aims and principles of First Aid
  • Action at an emergency
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked
  • Treatment of minor injuries including cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns and small splinters
  • Assessment and treatment of fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of burns, poisoning and eye injuries
  • Assessment and treatment of common major and minor illnesses
  • The importance of preventing cross infection
  • The use of first aid equipment

First Aid Annual Update / Refresher Course

Course Content

  • Any updates on first-aid practice
  • Any changes to the legal requirements relating to first aid
  • Any changes to the role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded, bleeding or shocked

Principles of Paediatric Emergency First Aid Course

The Level 2 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid Training is a 1 day stand-alone First Aid qualification that matches the content of Unit 1 of the Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (2 day course) below. This First Aid course would suit parents or family members with young children, or staff/volunteers who may come into contact with children.

Course Content

  • the role of the paediatric first aider
  • dealing with emergencies
  • management of an unconscious casualty
  • management of a casualty who is not breathing normally
  • management of a casualty who is choking
  • management of a casualty who is in shock
  • management of a casualty who has a bleeding wound

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Course

This 2 day Level 3 Paediatric First Aid Training course meets the national standards for First Aid in childcare settings, which state that ‘at least one person who has a current Paediatric First-Aid Certificate must be on the premises at all times when children are present’. Additionally, at least one person with a current Paediatric First-Aid Certificate must accompany every outing.The Practice Guidance in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets out the First-Aid Training requirements for Ofsted-regulated child-care settings. This guidance includes details of the course content and the duration of the First Aid training.

Course Content

Unit 1

  • the role of the paediatric first aider
  • dealing with emergencies
  • management of an unconscious casualty
  • management of a casualty who is not breathing normally
  • management of a casualty who is choking
  • management of a casualty who is in shock
  • management of a casualty who has a bleeding wound

Unit 2

  • dealing with chronic medical condition and sudden illness
  • dealing with the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • management of casualty with suspected fracture and dislocation
  • management of casualty with head, neck or spinal injury
  • dealing with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • dealing with electric shock, burns and scalds

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