First Aid at Work Blended Course

First Aid at Work Blended Course

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First Aid at Work Blended Course

The First Aid at Work Blended Learning Course is a comprehensive course, delivered with one-day eLearning and two face-to-face days. The course is designed to give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to help in most first aid situations found in the workplace. The First Aid at Work Course also looks at the responsibilities of the first aider. On successfully completing this course, attendees will be confident, safe, prompt and effective first aiders.

First Aid at Work Public Course Dates

We do not currently have any blended public courses planned, but you can find our other Public First Aid at Work Courses below. For inhouse training, please contact us on 01473 551911.

Who is the Course For?

Nominated first aiders in larger organisations, or from organisations working in high risk sectors such as construction, farming, manufacturing and factories

Anyone with an interest in first aid 

Syllabus

The First Aid at Work Course covers the syllabus required under ‘The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, which can be found on the HSE web site.

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Primary survey
  • Unconscious casualties (including seizure)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Choking casualties
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Casualties suffering from shock
  • Minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes & bruises and small splinters
  • Bones, joint and muscle injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Heart Attacks
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes 

Prerequisites

The First Aid at Work Course is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider.

Learners between 14-16 years can undertake the course, however they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Learners are required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore learners must be physically capable of doing this. 

Learners must have access to the internet to complete the eLearning prior to the face-to-face days

Course Duration

18 contact hours

1-day eLearning

2-days face-to-face, 09:30 – 16:30

Awarding Body

First Aid Industry Body – FAIB

Good Skills Training can also offer the OFQUAL Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work 

Delivery Type

Blended Learning 2-contact days and e-learning

Maximum Learners Per Tutor

The First Aid at Work Course has a maximum learner to tutor ratio of 12:1 

Assessment Method

The First Aid at Work Course is assessed through practical assessment and multiple-choice assessment

ReQualification

First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3-years. First Aiders must undergo a 2-day First Aid at Work Requalification Course to maintain their qualification.

It is also strongly recommended by the HSE that all First Aiders undergo annual refresher training.

Booking an onsite course

To enquire about an onsite course for your staff, please either call our head office, 01473 551911, or one of our local offices, or fill in the enquiry form by clicking here



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