First aid at work
3 day


First Aid at Work (Level 3)

Who should attend?
This course is suitable for anyone who is a nominated first aider in the workplace or anyone who wants a comprehensive introduction to First Aid. Delegates must be at least 16 years of age certification.
Course Aims and Objectives
The purpose of the course is to provide delegates with the practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplace and to give them the confidence and knowledge in dealing with emergency situations.

By the end of the course delegates will:
Understand the Health & Safety regulations
Be able to administer first aid
Understand what to do and what not to do in an emergency situation
Be able to maintain and use the first aid box and understand its contents
Be able to keep accurate records of incidents in the log book
Course Outline
Health & Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981
The role of the first aider and administering first aid
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
Catastrophic Bleeding (this is risk rated so will be taught if required)
Unconsciousness
Head Injuries
Airway and Breathing Problems
Circulation Problems
Wounds and Bleeding
Poisons, Burns and Scalds
Injuries to Bones, Muscles and Joints
Spinal Injuries
Effects of Heat and Cold
Diabetes, Epilepsy, Seizures and Febrile Convulsions
The Respiratory System
First Aid Kits
RIDDOR Regulations 2013
Accident Recording
Certification
Delegates are assessed throughout the course by the trainer and need to complete a written assessment at the end of the course. Successful delegates will receive a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work certificate. Certificates are valid for 3 years and then delegates will need to attend the 2 day re-qualification course to remain qualified.
Duration
3 days
Location
We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 12 delegates or upcoming open courses at our training centre in Ipswich