Health and Safety law requires employers should ensure the health and safety and welfare of their employees and the public.
Employees must provide adequate personnel, training and equipment to render first aid their employees. This Emergency First Aid At Work course is ideal for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments, such as small workplace offices. Please note that this course will only cover first aid protocol for adult casualties.
What you’ll learn: You will come out of our course with the knowledge and confidence to deliver potentially basic life-saving assistance. We’ll cover topics on developing basic first aid skills and knowledge of workplace health and safety regulations to help someone with:
- Adult resuscitation (CPR)
- Burns and scalds
- Choking adult
- Communication and casualty care
- Defibrillator prompts and how to respond (theory based)
- Defibrillator pad placement (theory based)
- Minor and severe bleeding
- Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)
- Unresponsive adult
How it’s delivered: The course is led by one of our Expert First-Aid Instructors who will use a variety of techniques such as lectures, demonstrations, practicals, and group discussions amongst others, to guide you through the course. The course is delivered in line with the most up-to-date regulations and policies and in English.
Duration: This is a 1-day course.
Assessment: Students will be accessed throughout the by a by an examination paper containing 14 questions followed by practical assessments throughout the course to obtain this single unit qualification.
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course students will be presented with a Level 2 qualification Emergency First Aid at Work certificate and a wallet sized plastic card detailing their qualifications and is valid for 3 years. After the three-year certification period, students are required to undertake the course again to maintain the qualification. An annual refresher is also recommended.