Emergency First Aid
Emergency First Aid is providing immediate action to a victim with an illness or injury until a medical professional is present.
How long is the Emergency First Aid course?
Who should attend the course?
Anyone wanting to become an accredited first aider or appointed first aid person, or anyone wanting to gain basic emergency first aid knowledge.
Is the course accredited?
When does my Emergency First Aid certificate expire?
The delegate must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English and be aged 18+.
What does the Emergency First Aid course cover?
The course covers areas such as:
- The day to day role of a first aider.
- How to communicate with a casualty.
- Communicating with an unconscious casualty.
- What a first aid kit needs.
- How to avoid cross-infection.
- Recording an incident.
- How to apply CPR.
- How to deal with minor cuts, grazes, burns etc.
- Dealing with blood loss.
- Attending a casualty dealing with shock.
- How to treat a choking casualty.
The tutor delivers the course through a variety of case studies and group discussions. You will also partake in a practical element to the course after tutorials from the tutor.
What is required to pass the Emergency First Aid course?
On completion of the Highfield accredited training, the delegate should have a greater knowledge of first aid. They should know how to record and report accidents of workplace injuries. They will be able to confidently administer basic life support and know the recovery position.
For a more thorough, detailed course we recommend a full three day First Aid at Work. The First Aid at Work course is also suitable for anyone working in a high-risk environment.
In between your certificates expiry date you may want to refresh your knowledge. If so why not try the eLearning version of the course?