This First Aid at Work two day refresher course meets the requirements set by the First Aid Industry Body and OFQUAL. This course is only for participants who have previously undertaken the First Aid at Work three day qualification. Participants current First Aid at Work certificate must be within 3 months of expiry, otherwise the 3 day course must be repeated.
All ARC First Aid at Work two day refresher courses are run by experienced, qualified and enthusiastic instructors who make the sessions interactive, informative and fun!
During the First Aid at Work two day refresher course participants will refresh and update their knowledge and skills on the following:
(a) Understanding 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) Assessing 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.
The course can be adapted to include additional training for those employers who have specialist requirements.
Delegates will be required to pass a short written test paper and practical exam to demonstrate their competency in Basic Life Support and Trauma management.