First Aid

NEW 3 Day First Aid at Work Course

Course content

    • Understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions
    • Understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures
    • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure;
    • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock
    • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
    • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
    • Recognise the presence of major illness and apply general first aid principles in its management

In addition, candidates should be able to demonstrate the correct first-aid management of:

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries including how to irrigate an eye
  • Sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock

18 contact hours – this includes the continuous practical assessment.
Normally, the course is run over a minimum of three days.

Also available

  • Annual Skills Update (3 Hours Duration)
  • 2-Day Requalification Course (Every 3rd Year)