This course is approved by the Health & Safety Executive. It is ideal for individuals as well as organisations that require qualified first aiders in the work-place.

It is ideal for individuals as well as organisations that require qualified first aiders in the work-place. It teaches candidates the core skills required to enable them to work efficiently and effectively as the companies designated First Aider.

All first aid course delegates are required to have full mobility so as to demonstrate capability of a practical first aid assessment on the floor. Furthermore, there is a written theory assessment therefore, all delegates must be able to read and understand the English language.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • 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
  • Recognise the presence of a major illness and apply 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.

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Max attendees: 15

Course length: 3 days

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements

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For more information about this course, please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969 – or send us an email using the button below.

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This is the first time I have felt comfortable during a first aid course and it was solely down to the knowledge and approachability of the tutor. He delivered the course at a good pace and it was balanced between ‘classrom’ and practical based learning, Thank you!