Duration: 3 Days
Time: 9.30 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.
Dates: 11th, 12th and 13th July 2017
This First Aid at Work 3 day course conforms to current First Aid Industry Body and OFQUAL requirements. All ARC First Aid courses are delivered by highly qualified and enthusiastic First Aid instructors.
Designed to be interactive and fun, the First Aid at Work three day course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively deal with emergencies; not just in their workplace, but wherever they may be.
The First Aid at Work three day course covers:
(a) Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:
(i) The importance of preventing cross infection;
(ii) The need for recording incidents and actions;
(iii) Use of available equipment;
(b) Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
(c) Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
(d) Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(e) Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
(f) Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
(g) Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
(h) Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
(j) Administer first aid to a casualty with:
(i) Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries;
(ii) Chest injuries;
(iii) Burns and scalds;
(iv) Eye injuries;
(v) Sudden poisoning;
(vi) Anaphylactic shock;
(k) Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid.
Participants will have the opportunity to use a variety of First Aid training aids as well as taking part in role play as casualties and first aiders.
The course can be adapted to include additional training for those employers who have specialist requirements.
Delegates will be requires to pass a short written test paper and practical exam to demonstrate their competency in Basic Life Support and Trauma management.