Course Overview

This course is run over two-days and allows for re-certification of First Aid at Work qualified staff. The criteria are the same as for the initial three-day course.

 Course Details

Our course focus is

  • The Aims & Priorities of First Aid

  • Chain of Survival

  • Laws & Legislation

  • Concussion

  • Burns & Scalds

  • Communication

  • Protection from Infection

  • Wounds & Bleeding

  • Recognition of Illness

  • Drowning

  • Basic Life Support

  • Shock

  • Poisoning

  • Unconscious Casualty

  • Casualty Examination

  • Recovery Position

  • Head Injury

  • And many more First Aid Principles

 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

  • has been burned or scalded

  • has an eye injury

  • has been overcome by gas or fumes, or may have been poisoned or exposed to a harmful substance.

They will be able to:

  • recognize major illnesses and take appropriate action

  • recognize minor illnesses and take appropriate action

  • manage the transportation of a casualty, as required by the circumstances of the workplace

 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.