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Course Specification:  First Aid At Work

 

 

Intended Participant:

LEVEL 3  Workplace First Aid

Max Student Instructor Ratio:

12:1

Max Class Size:

24 (with 2 instructors)

Course Duration:

24 Hours ( 3 days)

Assessment:

Independent knowledge and skills assessment

Certificate Expiry:

3 years from date of completion

Costs;  £1295 for 12 students

(Minimum 6 students.)
 

Individual costs : £ 185

(Minimum  students)

 

 

 

Student Materials
Includes:

 

 

 

  • Essential Skills Guide

  • Successful Completion Card

  • Emergency Plan & Guidance Card

  • Emergency Reference Guide

  • Face Shield/barrier
  • Wall Certificate

  • Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form

 

Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course.

 

 

 

Course Duration

 

  • Initial Training: 24 hours

  • Retraining time: 12 hours

 

Assessment
Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course.

 

 

 

The First Aid at Work course is designed to train individuals and company staff that requires HSE approved First Aid at work training to meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (1981) Regulations. This course will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services. It also covers other topics such as COSHH, RIDDOR and other First Aid health and safety at work information.

 

The First Aid at Work course is designed to meet the requirements of the HSE Health and Safety at Work (1981) Regulations for First Aid in the Workplace.

 

The initial course is delivered over a minimum of  days (18 contact hours). The 2 day refresher course covers the complete syllabus and updates any changes to procedures or protocols.

 

This course also meets the First Aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Topics


Introduction

  • Principles of First Aid

  • Chain Of Survival

  • Emergency Management Procedure

  • Care Cycle™

 

Scene Safety

  • Scene Survey

  • Exposure Protection

  • Risk to Rescuer

  • Barrier Devices

 

Basic Life Support

  • Primary Survey & Reassessment

  • Clearing the Airway

  • Recovery Position

  • CPR Adult

  • Alternative Ventilation

    Procedures

  • Introduction to AED’s

  • Choking Adult

 

 

Life Threatening Conditions

  • Severe Bleeding

  • Shock Management

 

 

Secondary Survey

  • Patient History Taking

  • Chief Complaint

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Past Medical History

  • Physical Assessment

  • Head to Toe Survey

 

First Aid Topics

  • Breathing Problems

  • Circulatory Problems

  • Environmental Problems

  • Nervous System Problems

  • Other Medical Problems

  • Other Injuries

 

First Aid Health and Safety 

  • First Aid Kit

  • Accident Reporting

  • COSHH

  • RIDDOR