What is the Emergency First Aid At Work Course?
This is a one day course, focused on those immediate workplace first aid issues that arise. Whatever your work environment, the common factor is you will be working alongside others who may have urgent need of first aid, be that the result of a work-related activity or suffer an unrelated condition while at work. It may be that urgent help is needed (unconscious/not breathing/choking casualty) or it may be you need to stabilise a casualty’s condition before seeking more assistance (burns/external bleeding). This course provides you with the information to quickly and safely act. Remember, the national target for an ambulance’s attendance in a life-threatening condition is 8 minutes. In the southwest area that target is met in 80% of cases. Your casualty may need to rely on you before paramedic help can get to them.
What will we be doing?
We will train you to be a competent emergency first aider, learning to assess the situation as well as the casualty – giving you the confidence to step forward and made an important difference to someone’s life.
We’ll work together taking turns both as casualty and first aider. We’ll use use equipment including mannequins, face shields and of course, bandages, providing you with hands-on experience of treating casualties who are unconscious, who have stopped breathing, who are bleeding or who are in shock. We’ll discuss what is happening in the body so that you understand why different kinds of treatment are relevant in varying circumstances. We’ll work at your pace. There is no such thing as a stupid question, this course is your opportunity to immerse yourself in first aid so that you have confidence in your ability to help others.
What do you get at the end?
Beyond the knowledge and skills to save a life you’ll obtain an important, recognised qualification. We’ll undertake an ongoing assessment throughout the course. On successful completion you will be awarded a HSE recognised/Ofqual accredited “Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work” – that’s valid for three years from the date of issue.
At the conclusion of the course the student will be able to :
Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
Be able to assess an incident
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.
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As public courses become available they will be displayed in the Everything First Aid page and in the Prospectus. If you have need of a course for several students please contact us and we’ll arrange a course for you specifically. We can train in your workplace to minimise disruption.Contact Evince