First Aid at Work Course (FAW)

This comprehensive, HSE approved, 3 day first aid at work course is for people intending to act as a First Aider at Work. The course is designed to provide the First Aider with the skills necessary to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of the casualty. With an emphasis on dealing with life threatening situations and keeping the casualty alive until professional help arrives.

 

Our Tutors teach innovative dynamic courses, which are packed with activities that aid learning; the subjects relate to real life situations, which enhance and enable learners to gain the vital skills and knowledge that they require.  As a result they will be able to deal confidently and competently with a wide range of first aid situations that could arise in your workplace.

Assessment and Certification

All students undertake a formal assessment at the end of the course.

First Aid at Work certificates are valid for three years. We send out an automatic reminder three months prior to the expiry date of the certificate. Certificates can be renewed by attending a 2 day First Aid at Work Re-qualification Course.

The HSE now recommend that all first aiders attend a 3 hour Annual First Aid Refresher course, to ensure that they do not lose their skills over the 3 years.

 

Onsite Courses

We deliver 'on site' courses at your premises or we can arrange a venue for you. If you require details regarding an ‘on site’ course, please contact us and we will be happy to help you arrange this.





Topics covered:

  • Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treating an unconscious casualty (including seizure)
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor injuries
  • Choking
  • Preventing cross infection, recording incidents and actions and the use of available equipment
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

 

What is included?

  • All course materials
  • First Aid Manual
  • Assessments and Certificates



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