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Course description

The First Aid at Work course is designed to help employers meet legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and is formally certificated by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB). This training course will provide key health and safety skills in effectively dealing with persons injured, or having suffered sudden illness prior to medical aid being obtained. Delegates are required to take a refresher course every three years.

  • FAIB approved training course
  • Provides the skill and knowledge required for first aid and the techniques to apply them
  • Teaches principles and practice of first aid and the roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Incident and casualty management including top-toe survey
  • Care and monitoring of the unconscious casualty i.e. recovery position and Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Competent use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Additional Information

There is a practical element to this course – appropriate clothing required i.e. trousers andflat footwear recommended.

Certification

GTG certificate, accredited by The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB).

Who should attend this course?

Anyone designated to act in the role of workplace first aid.

Key benefits

Learn how to deal with:

  • Disorders of airway and breathing
  • Circulatory and anaphylactic shock
  • Disorders of circulation i.e. heart disorders
  • CPR protocol (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • Treatment of wounds and bleeding
  • Disorders of the brain i.e. concussion, compression, stroke, diabetes and seizures
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Bones, muscles and joints theory
  • The effects of poisons on the body
  • The effects of temperature on the body

Prerequisites

No previous experience is required.

Duration

The duration of this course is 3 days.

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