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First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work is an extensive course designed for people with specific responsibilities to provide life-saving first aid when dealing with an emergency.

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First Aid at Work

First Aid At Work trains candidates to become qualified first aiders who can apply learned techniques on a casualty until the emergency services arrive.

This three-day course gives participants the confidence to handle life-saving emergencies through a mixture of theory and practical work.

Overview

First Aid at Work is an extensive course designed for people with specific responsibilities to provide life-saving first aid when dealing with an emergency.

  • Entry Requirements: No formal entry requirements. However, participants must be physically able to participate in all practical activities during this course.
  • Course Length: Three days
  • Assessment : Candidates are continually observed through theory and practical learning. All candidates will have to complete a short written assessment.
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Who is this course suitable for?

This course suits anyone who would like to become a qualified first aider. It is especially suited to those working in hazardous or high-risk environments.

Are there any entry requirements?

This course has no formal entry requirements. However, participants must be physically able to participate in all practical activities during this course.

What does First Aid at Work include?

This course will provide you with knowledge on handling the following circumstances:

  • Adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Chest pains
  • Choking adult
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Head injuries
  • Defibrillator prompts and how to respond (theory-based)
  • Defibrillator pad placement (theory-based)
  • Low blood sugar
  • Managing an emergency
  • Minor and severe bleeding
  • Poisons and what to do if someone has been poisoned
  • Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Stroke
  • Unresponsive adult

What are the learning outcomes for this course?

At the end of the course, participants will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergencies. They can apply learned techniques on a casualty until the emergency services arrive.

How is this course assessed?

Candidates are continually observed through theory and practical learning. All candidates will have to complete a short written assessment.

How long is this qualification valid for?

This qualification is valid for three years.

Candidates can complete a 2-day refresher course provided this is taken within one month of their current certificate expiring.

For more information about the First Aid at Work Refresher Course, please contact training@skaltd.co.uk 

What are the study options?

We understand that organisations and individuals choose to study in different ways, which is why we offer various options to complete First Aid at Work study.

Open Courses

Open courses are available on specific dates throughout the year. This course is ideal if you have one or two members of staff who require a specific course.

  • Venue - Across the UK via training partners

    This course is available via our trusted training partners, who offer this course at sites across the UK. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

Closed Courses

A closed course is available for your team only. If you have multiple team members who require training, this is logistically easier and cost-effective for upskilling your team.

  • On Site

    This course is delivered by a trainer on-site. If you don’t have a room suitable on your site for training, you may hire a local venue where we can deliver this training to your team members.

  • Stallard Kane Training Room, Gainsborough

    This course is available in our training room in Gainsborough and is suitable for businesses that do not have training facilities.

How do I book or find out more information?

To find out more information or discuss your training needs, talk to our Training Team by calling 01427 420 405 or email faye@skaltd.co.uk or naomi@skaltd.co.uk, or use the form below

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Disclaimer: Third Party Training

We work with a selected group of third-party training suppliers to deliver excellent training across the UK. Our third-party suppliers have been rigorously checked to ensure they offer the best training for our clients.
We will always inform you when we are using a third-party supplier. For more information, contact training@skaltd.co.uk

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