First Aid at Work

First Aid Courses – First Aid at Work

Overview

First Aid at WorkFirst aid at work is providing instant assistance to a victim of an illness or injury until a medical professional is present. HSE legislation states that all employers are responsible for making sure their employees receive attention if they are taken ill or injured at work.

It is essential for employers to make the right arrangements in the workplace, whilst also accounting for the size of the workforce and the potential health and safety risks due to the use of machinery or hazardous substances. This course ensures there are enough accredited first aiders available.

How long is the First Aid at Work course?
3 Days

Who should attend the First Aid at Work?
People who need to become accredited in first aid in the workplace, particularly in hazardous environments, according to HSE legislation.

Is the First Aid at Work course accredited?
Highfield accredited

When does my First Aid at Work certificate expire?
Three years (you will need to attend a First Aid Requalification)

Entry Requirements

The delegate must have a good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Course Objective

To ensure all delegates being trained in First Aid at Work are able to deal with incidents in the workplace in accordance with HSE legislation.

Course Content

The content covered by the course will include classroom and hands-on practice leading to the knowledge of:

  • Using a first aid kit
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Resuscitation
  • Fainting
  • Low blood sugar
  • Asthma
  • Seizures
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Eye injuries
  • Fractures
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Bleeding
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Accurate recording of accidents and incidents

What is required to pass the training course?

There is no practical assessment for the Highfield First Aid at Work course, but the tutor will continually evaluate progression over the three days of the course, along with some written work.

Further Development

The Highfield accredited certificate is valid for three years, after which you must complete a re-qualification course to retain your accreditation. before the 30 day grace period ends. You must also provide a copy of your previous certificate when you book. In between your Requalification course, you may want to refresh your knowledge. The First Aid at Work eLearning course is an ideal course for that.

Next Available Courses

Location: Manchester

Date: 07 Jan 2019

£195.00 + VAT

Location: Colchester

Date: 07 Jan 2019

£199.00 + VAT

Location: Doncaster

Date: 09 Jan 2019

£195.00 + VAT

Location: Tamworth

Date: 14 Jan 2019

£195.00 + VAT £175.50 + VAT

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