The First Aid at Work course is the highest level of certification that an individual can achieve in the workplace setting.
On Successful completion of the course employees will be able to:
Understand their role as a first aider including the use of available equipment, accident reporting procedure;
Managing an emergency and acting safely, promptly and effectively;
- Administer practical First Aid to casualties in a range of emergencies;
Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries;
- Recognize the presence of major illness and apply general first aid principle in its management
The main topics covered are:
- Unconscious casualty treatment
- Administering Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- Dealing with serious bleeding, wounds, soft tissue injuries and shock
- Injuries to bones including serious spinal Injury
- Dealing with Choking casualties
- Burns and Scalds
- recognising allergic reactions
- Carrying out a thorough injury / illness assessment
Students will be assessed on their practical skills and their theoretical knowledge of key subjects. Every student who passes the examination receives a First Aid at Work certificate and wallet card which is valid for three years.
Anyone over the age of 16 can hold a First aid at work certificate.