THE FIRST AID AT WORK AWARENESS COURSE
This comprehensive online First Aid Awareness course is appropriate for those with or without prior First Aid training. The course is meant for informational purposes only and is not designed to meet government First Aider certification requirements.
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and staff to ensure employees receive immediate attention if injured or taken ill at work. Failure to provide first aid could result in death, as well as potential prosecution for your company. Employers must ensure that anybody who is injured or taken ill receives immediate attention.
WHO REQUIRES THIS COURSE.
This course is ideal for workplace inductions and refresher training, or indeed for the training of anyone requiring knowledge of the need for efficient first aid systems and procedures in the workplace.
Consists of 4 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
UNIT 2 – FIRST-AID INCIDENTS
UNIT 3 – UNCONSCIOUS CASUALTIES
UNIT 4 – INCIDENTS AND INJURIES
By the end of the course learners should understand.
- The role of a first aider.
- The legal requirements.
- Incident reporting.
- First-aid equipment.
- Minimising the risk of infection
- Primary survey of a casualty.
- How to conduct a secondary survey.
- When and how to call for help
- How to manage an unconscious casualty.
- The recovery position.
- Casualties experiencing seizure
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Common injuries.
On successful completion of the course a high quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to you immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of your achievement for compliance and audit.
The certificate confirms that the course you have taken is recognised by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Our certificates have unique certificate numbers which can be verified .