Learning Disability- Health and Social Care-Health & Safety

Adult First Aid

(Emergency, Requal & 3 Day)

Our one-day Emergency First Aid at Work course provides a comprehensive overview of first aid provisions and requirements in the workplace. Participants will learn the principles and legislation of first aid, then apply them to a series of practical demonstrations including, CPR, AED, choking, recovery positions and more.

For the complete package, our First Aid at Work (3-Day) course covers all of the Emergency session plus additional modules suitable for high-risk working environments, such as specialist burns, poisoning, and crush injuries.

  • To preserve the life of a casualty in the event of a medical emergency.

  • To understand how to maintain the safety of the casualty and the scene around them.

  • To understand the laws and guidelines governing first aid in the workplace.

  • To be able to produce accident and incident forms that are effective and legally defensible.

  • To recognise the priorities of first aid treatment.

  • To learn about the different types of medical emergency and what might cause them.

  • To build confidence in responding to a casualty in need of a medical emergency.

  • To develop confidence and proficiency in performing first aid techniques, and understand when we need to apply them.

  • To effectively demonstrate a range of first aid techniques, including CPR (with AED), chokes, recovery positions, and bandaging.

ADDITIONAL MODULES (3-DAY)

  • To recognise the causes, signs and treatment for different types of burns and poisoning.

  • To recognise the signs, symptoms and treatment of musculoskeletal injures, including sprains and strains.

  • To effectively demonstrate the application of a support sling and an elevation sling.

  • To understand the signs, symptoms and causes of anaphylaxis, and how it is treated in a first aid situation.

REQUALIFICATION (2 Days)

This course is the perfect option for participants needing to refresh their First Aid at Work (3-Day) qualification. To be eligible for this course, all participants must have valid First Aid at Work (3-Day) certificates that have not yet expired.

  • To refresh first aid knowledge and remain up-to-date with relevant legislation and guidelines.

  • To renew three-year accreditation for First Aid at Work.

  • To maintain confidence and awareness about delivering first aid.

  • To highlight any changes in first aid legislation or guidelines since previous training.

  • To effectively demonstrate a range of first aid techniques, including CPR (with AED), chokes, recovery positions, and bandaging.

Duration

Emergency: 6 hours teaching (7 hour day to include breaks).

FAW Requalification: 12 hours teaching (7 hour day to include breaks).

3 Day: 18 hours teaching (7 hours each day to include breaks).

Number of participants

12 Participants per booking.

Suitable for

Care staff, Supporters, Volunteers, Family, Professionals.