First Aid at Work (Certified)
Following the Health & Safety Executive syllabus this three day course meets the current Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The course is delivered in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L74 for qualifying First Aid personnel in the workplace.
WorkSafe First Aid at Work is delivered over a minimum of three days (18 hours) and will provide students with in-depth information and skills on how to provide effective treatment and care to a person, or persons that become ill or injured whilst at work.
Candidates will receive training in a wide range of first aid skills including:
The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs
- The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient
- The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Use of a defibrillator
- The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding
- The ability to recognise and treat a patient in shock
- The keeping of simple records following an accident at work
- Burns or scalds
- injured bones, muscles or joints
- understand signs & symptoms of a major illness e.g. heart attack
Candidates are required to undertake an assessment of knowledge and practical skill application on the final day of the course.Successful candidates will be awarded a plastic qualification card on completion and receive a full colour A4 certificate awarded by WorkSafe Training Systems.