First Aid at Work

Course aims and objectives
This comprehensive course aims to equip candidates with the essential knowledge and practical experience they need to carry out first aid in the workplace. Candidates will learn the required skills by participating in fun and innovative practical exercises and scenarios devised by Achievable Training. This course complies with Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The course includes

Legislation and procedures
Unconscious Casualties
Major and Minor Bleeding
Head Injuries
CPR
Electric shock
Epilepsy
Eye injuries
Choking
Dealing with Emergencies
Respiratory Disorders
Angina, Heart Attacks and Strokes
Broken Bones, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains
Allergic Reactions
Shock
Diabetes
Poisoning
Asthma

Target audience
The course is aimed at anyone who is expected to perform first aid in their workplace.

Assessment
The course is assessed by a multiple-choice test and two practical assessments in the afternoon of the third day.

Duration
The course is 18 hours long and is normally run over three consecutive days.

Maximum number
12 – additional numbers can be trained, but a surcharge would be added to our normal course price as an additional trainer is required.

Additional services
A comprehensive telephone back-up service is offered to all candidates whilst they hold a valid certificate. We also offer a free reminder service to inform candidates that their certificate is due for renewal.

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