The Student will be able to fulfil their role as a First Aider in the workplace. The final practical assessment determines a student's ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty who: is unconscious;. requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation;. is wounded and/ or bleeding.
Suitable for: Staff acting as the recognised First Aider at work -Those wanting a comprehensive course covering all major techniques and skills - Higher risk workplaces such as construction, manufacturing, Food processing, warehousing & Transport -Organisations with a large number of staff
To take into account
All employers have an obligation to provide first aid provisions for their employees. The law states "the employer must carry out a risk assessment of their business and decide what degree of hazard is associated with their work activities"
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Teachers and trainers (3)
Very experienced Fire Fighters or Ex-Fire Fighters
Health Care Professionals
OUTLINE OF THE COURSE CONTENT
On completion of training, successful candidates should be competent in:
• understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions;
• understand the importance of basic hygiene in first-aid procedures;
• assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;• administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure;
• administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
• administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock;
• administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;• provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
• recognising the presence of major illness and applying general first aid principles in its management.
In addition, candidates should be able to demonstrate the correct first-aid management of:
• soft tissue injuries;
• injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries;
• chest injuries;
• burns and scalds;
• eye injuries including how to irrigate an eye;
• sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock.
FINAL PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
The final assessment should determine a student’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty who:
• is unconscious;
• requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
• is wounded and/ or bleeding.
Career opportunities: To gain a recognised HSE certification in First Aid
Students per class: 12