First Aid course - 3 days

First Aid at Work (FAW)- 3 days

First Aid at Work (3 days)

First Aid at Work course (3 days)


First Aid at Work course (3 days)
Includes Safe Use of Automated External Defibrillator

Cost: £199+vat; £238.80 inc vat;
Time: 9.30am-4.30pm


Course Dates and Corresponding Venues:
4-6 Dec 2019 (Clapham)
21-23 Jan 2020 (Clapham)
18-20 Feb 2020 (Clapham)

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020 8133 8552;
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Course Description:

Unit 1 of 2: Emergency First Aid at Work (Day 1)
On completion of the training, successful candidates should be able to:
  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
    1. Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
    2. Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
    3. Identify the need for consent to provide first aid
  2. Be able to assess an incident
    1. Conduct a scene survey
    2. Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
    3. Summon appropriate assistance when necessary
  3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
    1. Identify when to administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    2. Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
    3. Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
    4. Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
    5. Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure
      1. CPR must include:
        1. Correct placement of AED pads and
        2. Follows AED instructions
      1. Recovery position:
        1. a position that maintains a stable open draining airway.
  4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
    1. Identify when choking is mild or severe
    2. Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
    1. Identify the severity of external bleeding
    2. Demonstrate how to control external bleeding
  6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
    1. Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
    2. Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
    1. Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes, bruises and small splinters
    2. Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
Unit 2 of 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
(Day 2 and 3)
On completion of the training, successful candidates should be able to:
  1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey
    1. Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
    2. Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey
  2. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    1. Recognise suspected fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
    2. Identify how to administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
    3. Demonstrate how to apply:
      • A support sling
      • An elevated sling
  3. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
    1. Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury
    2. Identify how to administer first aid for suspected head injury
    3. Demonstrate how to administer first aid for suspected spinal injury
  4. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
    1. Recognise a suspected flail chest and penetrating chest injury
    2. Identify how to administer first aid for a flail chest and penetrating chest injury
  5. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
    1. Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
    2. Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving:
      • Dry heat
      • Wet heat
      • Electricity
      • Chemicals
  6. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
    1. Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving:
      • Dust
      • Chemicals
      • Embedded objects
  7. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
    1. Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
    2. Identify how to administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
    3. Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning
  8. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
    1. Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis
    2. Recognise suspected anaphylaxis
    3. Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis
  9. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
    1. Recognise suspected:
      • Heart attack
      • Stroke
      • Epileptic seizure
      • Asthma attack
      • Diabetic emergency
    2. Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty suffering from:
      • Heart attack
      • Stroke
      • Epileptic seizure
      • Asthma attack
      • Diabetic emergency





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