This is an accredited 3 day First Aid at Work (FAW) course which is suitable for anyone who has been nominated or who has been volunteered to fulfil the statuary duty of care as laid down in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 (as amended)
If the assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aiders, then this course will provide suitable trained personnel. This course covers a wide variety of medical topics enabling the participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a safe, prompt and effective way.
The syllabus of the course is:-
Roles & Responsibilities of the First Aider
CPR (Adult patient)
Factures and soft tissue injuries
Head & Spinal injury
Burns & scalds
This is an approved workplace First Aid course. There are two multiple choice exams along with continuous evaluation throughout by the course trainer.
Each learner will be independently assessed over the duration of the course. Those learners deemed to have reached the required standard will be issued with a First Aid at Work certificate from Qualsafe Awards which is valid for 3 years.
The HSE has strongly recommended that those attending this course attend annual refresher training lasting 3 hours. This is not compulsory but it is strongly RECOMMENDED by the HSE.
This course is being run over 3 Mondays to enable independent study to be carried out between teaching sessions – 27th April, 4th May and 11th May
A maximum of 12 can be accommodated on this course and must be aged 16 and over