Ideal for anyone wishing to become an emergency first aider. This provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments and meets the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 requirements.
▸ 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.
▸ Certification is dependent on continuous assessment of the student, there is no final exam.
▸ Students meeting with the required standard are issued with a certificate, valid for three years.
▸ Current HSE guidelines recommended first aiders attend annual refresher training.