Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner
This course will be delivered by Edinburgh First Aid, the trading name for the first aid training services provided John Watt Safety & Technical Ltd.
All participants will receive a free copy of the ‘First Aid Manual’, the UK’s only fully authorised first aid guide, endorsed by St John Ambulance, St Andrew’s First Aid and the British Red Cross and packed with step-by-step first aid advice. This manual normally retails at £13.99.
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Basic hygiene in First Aid
- Resuscitation & AED Awareness
- Minor injuries
- Bleeding control
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours
A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required.
A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 16 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
This course can be booked privately at your own workplace or venue. Private courses can often be booked at reduced rates when attendee numbers are guaranteed.
Get in touch today to discuss a private course at a time and date that suits your group.
This course frequently run at a public place and you can attend individually or in a group. Open courses are charged on a per person basis.