Emergency First Aid at work

This eight hour course provides candidates with the essential skills and knowledge to confidently deliver emergency first aid at work in both an indoor and outdoor environment.

The course explores a range of first aid situations and is ideal for anyone who may be required to undertake emergency first aid procedures in a work environment.

The course combines a mixture of practical and theoretical learning, exploring a range of first aid and emergency situations. It is ideal for anyone who may be required to deal with every day first aid emergencies that could occur across a variety of work and leisure environments.

This qualification can be used in a variety of working environments ranging from retail and office environments through to DofE leaders and BEL Expedition or RYA award holders. 

Course detail

Suitable for individuals and groups, this first aid course is nationally recognised and OFQUAL regulated. It takes a theoretical and practical approach to learning first aid in a variety of scenarios.

The course is made up of practical assessments that will be carried out informally over the duration of the day, finishing with a quick multiple choice written paper. A course book and handouts will be provided to each candidate.

Course content will include:


  • The role of the first aider
  • Incident and casualty assessment in an indoor and outdoor environment
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Care of the unconscious casualty (including fitting), with environmental considerations
  • Choking, external bleeding and shock
  • Minor injuries including; burns, scalds, splinters, bruises, grazes, insect stings and bites
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia
  • Asthma, anaphylaxis and care of fractures
  • Subjects pertinent to your environment

On completion of the course, candidates will receive the Qualsafe accredited first aid certificate.

Kit list

What you need to bring

  • Comfortable and casual clothing e.g. trousers or shorts
  • Packed lunch unless otherwise discussed
  • Pen and paper
  • Photo identification

Group Booking Information

With prior notice and agreement, group bookings can be delivered at a location of your choice and can be tailored to the relevant industry and roles of employees. This course can accommodate a maximum of 12 candidates per group.

Course Info

Duration:
8 hours
Venue:
Essex Outdoors Danbury
Essex Outdoors Mersea
Dates:
18 February 2019 - Harlow
Price:
Individuals £90
Group Booking £864
Award:
Qualsafe Emergency First Aid at Work
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