Who is it for
This course is for people who are nominated emergency first aiders. It
is also suitable for people who want a comprehensive first aid course.
The recommended maximum is 12 delegates.
The course equips delegates with basic life saving first aid skills and
workplace health and safety regulations. The course will enable delegates
to take charge of an incident requiring first aid assistance and deal
with an emergency effectively.
Delegates will receive course handouts and a certificate, valid for three
years and recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
The principles of first aid
The role and responsibilities of the first aider
The importance of basic hygiene and minimizing the risk of infection
Assessing and managing an incident safely, promptly and effectively
Communicating with a casualty
When and how to call for help
Treatment of a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure
Basic life support including CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation)
Administering first aid to a casualty who is choking
Providing first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or
Dealing with minor injuries such as cuts, grazes and bruises, minor
burns and scalds, small splinters
Using available first aid equipment safely
The contents of a first aid kit
Recording incidents and actions
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