First Aid at Work - (3 days)

Venue: at your Workplace
First Aid at Work - (3 days)
The First Aid at Work qualification aims to create a level of competence in first aid skills for the workplace.

At a glance

Location
At your workplace

Course length
3 days

Cost per person
Price on request

Prerequisites
Be 16 years of age or older

Validity of award
Valid for 3 years and can be re-validated on a 2 day refresher course

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Topics

  • Ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency arises in the workplace
  • Ability to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) promptly and effectively
  • Administering First Aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is unconscious, wounded or bleeding, burned or scalded, suffering from bone injury, muscle injury, joint injury, shock, eye injury, poisoned, or overcome by gas/fumes
  • Transporting a casualty to safety as required by the circumstances of the workplace
  • Recognition of minor illnesses and taking appropriate action
  • Maintaining records and providing written information to a doctor or hospital if required
  • Understanding the importance of personal hygiene in First Aid procedures
  • Understanding the legal framework for First Aid provision at work
  • Use of available equipment including defibrillators

Assessment

  • Continual assessment by the tutor
  • Demonstrate the ability to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult manikin
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out First Aid for an unconscious casualty
  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out First Aid for a workplace emergency situation
  • Complete 2 worksheets during the course

Additional information

There is an optional recommendation of attending a short First Aid refresher course annually. This course is held in a central Cardiff location.

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