Successful completion of the course assessment certifies the learner as a First Aider who has an understanding of managing major illness and injury. Qualified First Aiders support business compliance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
First Aid at Work is suitable for any business or school. The in-depth content makes it ideal for higher risk environments and for managing First Aid in the workplace. Your company risk assessment should identify your First Aid requirements and outline the type and number of First Aiders required, to support workplace safety.
For further guidance, look at the HSE’s recommendations. If you are looking for a basic first aid awareness course, please consider our 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work course.
- Role and Responsibilities of a First Aider
- Assessing an Incident
- Unresponsive Casualties
- External Bleeding
- Minor Injuries
- Secondary Survey
- Injuries to Bones, Muscles and Joints
- Head and Spinal Injuries
- Chest Injuries
- Burns and Scalds
- Eye Injuries
- Major Illnesses
On successful completion of the course assessment, you’ll receive your certificate of qualification which is valid for 3 years.
For those approaching 3 years after qualification date we offer a two-day refresher course, as requalification is required if you wish to continue practicing.
The refresher course requires candidates to have valid First Aid at Work certificate, and therefore must be completed within one month of the 3 year qualification anniversary.
First Aid is a highly practical subject which means you will be performing numerous practical activities during the 3 days (practicing techniques including CPR, the Recovery Position, etc).
Your tutor will assess your capablity on each technique during these practical exercises. At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice question exam paper to complete to demonstrate theoretical knowledge.
You must pass both the practical assessment and the question paper to achieve qualification.