This programme is designed for where an employer’s assessment of first aid needs identifies that a First Aider is necessary, or those who want to gain the most comprehensive introduction to first aid.
To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge and responsibilities of being a First Aider. Delegates will have a base knowledge of how to correctly react and treat the various first aid situations that may occur in their place of work.
• Legislation incorporating The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 • The requirements of RIDDOR • Introduction to first aid • The methods of basic life support incorporating rescue breathing, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and paediatric life support • How to place a casualty in the recovery position • The contents of a first aid kit and guidance on how to use it • The injuries/treatments of the eye • Transportation of a patient in the most comfortable manner • The different types of burns and scalds and their respective treatments • Different types of fracture and their treatments • The human circulatory system and associated wounds • The human nervous system • Management of an unconscious casualty
On-going assessments with the trainer throughout the course. Final assessment with external verifier on 3 areas; Wounds and Bleeding, Unconscious Casualty Management and Recovery Positions, CPR.
Delegates attending this course should be 16+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training.
3 day course - Delegate rate £225
2nd Floor, Oak Hill Court, 171 Bury New Rd, Prestwich M25 9ND