Course Structure and Programme
All candidates will receive a training pack, including a host of resources to help them assimilate the knowledge and skills. This includes a course manual, personal resuscitation mask and medical emergencies flow charts to use as an aide-memoire after the course.
This course gives the learners the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and emergencies that could occur in the work place.
In addition, this course covers the use of an automated defibrillator (AED). The course is run in accordance with the HSE regulations 1981. This course gives practical hands on experience using simulated scenario’s and role play and delivers the skills and confidence to manage a situation in real life. On completion of the course, candidates will receive an Emergency First Aid At Work certificate that is valid for 3 years. However, for best practice and in line with HSE recommendations, we recommend an annual first aid skills update.
Assessment is continuous – includes a MCQ paper.
The content of the course will cover how to assess and treat the following:
- The role of the first aider
- Managing an emergency
- Communication and casualty care
- Bleeding (minor and severe)
- Health and safety (first aid) regulations
- Resuscitation (adult CPR) including AED
- Seizures (adult)
- Unresponsive casualty