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First Aid at Work


First aid at work

Pre-requisites

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Duration

3 days

Who is it for?

This course is for employees who require a first aid at work (FAW) certificate to comply with HSE requirements as per risk assessment.
This is a Highfield ABC approved and certified course.

Course content includes:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Contents of First Aid kits
  • Recording of incidents and accidents
  • Assessing the situation in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who;
      • is unconscious (including seizures)
      • requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
      • is choking
      • is wounded or bleeding
      • is in shock
      • has minor conditions - to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
    • Administer first aid to a casualty with;
        • injuries to bones, muscles, joints including suspected spinal injury
        • sudden poisoning
        • burns and scalds
        • eye injuries
        • anaphylactic shock
      • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes


      Assessment

      Courses will be assessed internally via a tutor.

      Qualification

      First aid at work (FAW) certificate, valid for 3 years.

      Prices

      PRICE: per person £130.00

      PRICE: per group at your venue for up to 12 persons, from £1100.00

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