First Aid at Work Course

First Aid at Work Course

The First Aid at Work (FAW) training course covers the practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplace and gives candidates the ability to handle with first aid emergencies.

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    LocationDatesTimePriceStatus
    First Aid at Work TC020738
    Valley House, Valley Road, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1RF
    5th Aug - 7th Aug
    8:45am - 4:30pm
    £235
    Places Available
    First Aid at Work TC018820
    Unit 1 New Pudsey Square, Bradford Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS28 6PX
    10th Aug - 12th Aug
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    £210
    Places Available
    First Aid at Work TC018808
    Unit 4 Rutland Court, Manner Industrial Estate, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 8EF
    10th Aug - 12th Aug
    8:00am - 4:30pm
    £210
    Places Available
    First Aid at Work TC011322
    Units 1&2, Stadium Business Court, Denbigh Road, Milton Keynes, MK1 1AX
    10th Aug - 12th Aug
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    £230
    Places Available
    First Aid at Work TC026074
    Lake View, Festival Way, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BJ
    10th Aug - 12th Aug
    8:30am - 4:30pm
    £190
    Places Available

    What You Will Learn

    During the course you will cover the following topics:
    • Assess and prioritise a first aid incident
    • Deal with an unconscious casualty
    • Carry out resuscitation (CPR)
    • Control bleeding and manage shock
    • Deal with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    • Deal with a casualty suffering burns and scalds
    • Manage eye injuries
    • Deal with casualties overcome by fumes or suffering from poisoning
    • Deal with a broad range of common injuries and illnesses until the arrival of medical care
    • Maintain first aid records
    • Use and maintain first aid kits
    • AED (Use of a AED, chain of survival, safety considerations)

    Course Content

    During the course you will cover the following topics:
    • First Aid Priorities
    • Managing Incidents
    • Basic Life Support
    • Examination of a Casualty
    • Unconsciousness
    • Control of Bleeding
    • Fractures
    • Burns and Scalds
    • Common Illnesses
    • Chest Pains including Heart Attacks & Angina
    • Eye Injuries
    • Head injuries
    • Seizures (Adults)
    • Shock
    • Asthma
    • Fainting/Feeling Faint
    • Low Blood Sugar/Diabetic Emergencies
    • Allergic reaction
    • Stroke
    • Spinal injuries
    • Dressings
    • Recording and Reporting
    • Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations
    • First Aid Kits

    How Long Does The Course Take?

    This is a 3 day course

    Assessment & Certification

    Delegates will be assessed via continuous trainer observation and written assessments.

    After successfully completing the course you will receive your First Aid at Work Certificate. This is valid for three years.

    Who Is This Course For?

    Workplace first aiders and for anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.

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