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Course Information

First Aid at work

Course length: Three consecutive days / one day per week over three weeks
  • First Aid Training

Course overview

This is a comprehensive course leading to a full, HSE-recognised First Aid qualification. It covers everything from basic hygiene to dealing with casualties who are choking or in need of emergency resuscitation.

Why you need this course

This course is for you if you are your company or department’s designated First Aider. You may be called on to treat a burn or scald – but equally you may need to treat life-threatening injuries which can happen in any workplace at any time.

What you'll learn on this course

  • Understand your role as a First Aider
  • Know the importance of basic hygiene in First Aid procedures
  • Learn to assess a situation / dealing with an emergency
  • First Aid for casualties who are unconscious / have seizures
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
  • Dealing with bleeding / shock / choking
  • Bone / chest / spine injuries – how to proceed
  • Treating burns / scalds
  • Treating eye injuries
  • Dealing with anaphylactic shock / poisoning
  • Helping with minor injuries

What you'll get at the end of it

After we assess you (informally during the course) an outside assessor will test your knowledge before you’re awarded a First Aid At Work certificate which is valid for three years.