First Aid

Course

In Leyland

£ 165 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Leyland

  • Class hours

    18h

  • Duration

    3 Days

Description

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

Facilities

Location

Starts

Leyland (Lancashire)
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Suites D E & F Direct House Units 38-39 Centurion Ind Est, Farington, PR25 4GU

Starts

On request

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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Subjects

  • Airline Training
  • Airline pilot
  • Airport projects
  • Airport telecommunications
  • Airspace structuring

Teachers and trainers (3)

Fast Responders

Fast Responders

Trainer

Fire  Fighters

Fire Fighters

Trainer

Very experienced Fire Fighters or Ex-Fire Fighters

Health Care Professionals

Health Care Professionals

Trainer

Course programme

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.

DURATION

3 days

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.

Additional information

Comments: This is a recognised HSE First Aid Course
Career opportunities: To gain a recognised HSE certification in First Aid
Students per class: 12

First Aid

£ 165 + VAT