Course Overview

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within the industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

 Course Details

Our course focus is

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • Be able to assess an incident

  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

  • Be able to recognize and assist a casualty who is choking

  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

  • Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

 Career Impact

On successful completion of the syllabus, each student will be able to demonstrate that they are able to:

  • act safely, promptly, and effectively with emergencies at work

  • use first aid equipment, including the contents of a first aid box

  • understand the duties of employers and the legal framework

  • maintain simple factual records on what they have done with regard to any treatment or management of an emergency

  • recognize the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures.

They will also be able to deal with a casualty who:

  • requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • is unconscious

  • is bleeding or wounded

  • is suffering from shock

  • is suffering from an injury to bones, muscles, or joints

They will be able to:

  • recognize major illnesses and take appropriate action

  • recognize minor illnesses and take appropriate action

 Entrance Requirement

You must provide:

  • Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Or

  • One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Group A

  • If you are a UK passport holder, your passport number entered on the application form. You do not need to submit the actual passport.

  • Signed valid passport of any other nationality.

  • Signed valid UK photo driving license (both parts of the full or provisional license are required)

  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth

  • UK biometric residence permit

Group B

  • Valid EU photo ID card.

  • Valid UK firearms license with photo

  • Signed valid UK paper driving license.

  • Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after the date of birth, but not a photocopy.

  • Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK adoption certificate

  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.

  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.

  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.

  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application.

  • Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.

  • British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months.

  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.

  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.

  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Child benefit book issued in last 12 months.