What happens on a First Aid Course?

What happens on a First Aid Course?

So you’re thinking about attending a Highfield First Aid course but not sure what the course actually covers? 

First Aid at work in Wigan

3B Training offers a range of First Aid Courses throughout their nationwide venues. Courses include AED Training, citezenAID First Aid, Emergency First Aid, First Aid at Work, First Aid Requalification, Mental Health First Aid and Paediatric First Aid.

The most comprehensive of the courses is the First Aid at Work course. Take a look below at the in-depth units the course covers.

First Aid at Work

Over the duration of 3 days, the course features both classroom-based learning and practical demonstrations. As well as role-plays, covering a range of topics. All these topics will assist in qualifying you as a competent first aider.

  • A first aiders roles and responsibilities.
  • Assessing an incident.
  • Recognising the symptoms and signs of illness and injury.
  • How to administer CPR
  • The use of an AED (defibrillator)
  • Methods of assisting a casualty with a serious illness or injury (anaphylaxis, spinal injury and chest injury).

The course will teach you various techniques through theory and practical demonstration to help you to deal with a variety of situations. You will learn how to use the recovery position, conduct back blows and abdominal thrusts safely.

First Aid course in Manchester

You will leave the course with knowledge of dealing with choking, bleeding and burned casualties. As well as those who are in shock, seizure and unresponsive.

The final day of the course includes a practical element in which the delegates will learn:

  • Basic bandaging techniques.
  • Bandaging an embedding object.
  • Bandaging a head injury.
  • Slings and arm support.
  • How to administer the log roll for spinal injury victims.

Day 3 will also touch on the likes of strokes, poisons, crush injuries, heart attacks, heat stroke and hypothermia. The tutor will appraise the delegates throughout the course to ensure that they are picking all the information up and that they are competent.

Written Exam

14 questions that test your first aid knowledge and show the trainer you can safely administer first aid in a medical emergency. The course is a fun interactive three days that provides you with the knowledge and confidence to respond to any incident within the workplace.

First Aid training is available in our Liverpool, Sheffield, HullPortsmouthWatfordManchester, Wigan and Leeds centres.

For more information on the First Aid courses we provide and how they can help you click here.

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