First Aid


 

First Aid Workshops 

 

These Workshops are ideal for school students and individuals 12 years of age or older who would like to become competent in the use of basic first aid. This course will run over and time requested, in which time the candidates will learn how to act as a basic first aider, which means the candidates could take charge of all first aid arrangements, and calling the emergency services when required.
 

 

Course content:
As requested:
Usually includes subjects such as:
CPR – Adult/Child/Baby
Bandages/Dressings
Nose Bleed
Recovery Position

 

Level 3 EMERGENCY FIRST AID at WORK

 

This course is suitable for the small businesses who have a low risk category and aims by the end of the course to enable the candidate to gain the knowledge and skills to save a life. This course is has a recommendation of 6 hours  contact time and cover the following topics:

 

Course Content:

To be able to understand the importance of preventing cross-infection
Understand the need for recording incidents and actions
The use of appropriate first aid  equipment available
Confidently assess a situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
Confidently Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious, having a seizure, choking, wounded and bleeding or suffering from shock
Administer Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Provide first aid care to a casualty for minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters

 

 

FIRST AID at WORK + AED

 

This 3 day first aid @ work course aims to allow candidates to become both competent and confident in any first aid situation, this course is run over 18 hours recommend guided hours, and is designed for companies or individuals or work in a high risk environment (Such as construction)

 

Course Content:

The ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency arises in the workplace
The ability to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation promptly and effectively
Administering first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is unconscious, wounded or bleeding, burned or scalded, suffering from bone injury, muscle
injury, joint injury, shock, eye injury, poisoned, or overcome by gas/fumes
Transporting a casualty to safety as required by the circumstances of the workplace
The recognition of minor illnesses and taking appropriate action
Maintaining records and providing written information to a doctor or hospital if required
Understanding the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures
Understanding the legal framework for first aid provision at work
Demonstrating the use of first aid equipment provided in the workplace
Effective use of an AED as both a team leader and a single operator for a casualty with no shock indicated, a casualty with shock indicated, and an unknown scenario

 

First Aid at Work Revalidation 

If your First Aid @ Work (FAW) is due to expire and is still valid at the time of the exam then there is an option to complete a First Aid @ Work Refresher, this course is designed so candidates who are unable to be released from work for the full 18 hours, can complete a refresher in 12 hours. The same content as the FAW will be taught just over a 2 day period.

 

First Aid Annual Refresher

The HSE recommend that first aid skills are refreshed annually, this course has been designed to do just that, it can last as long as required, (Usually a 3-4 hours,) covering the important skills of First Aid

 

 

CPR & AED
Automated External Defibrillator

 

This course is ideal for individuals 16 years of age or older who would like to gain confidence and knowledge in basic life support with the use of an AED. This qualification will enable candidates to become competent in administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and deliver the safe application of an automated external defibrillator (AED) on a casualty. This course is run over 4 hours and the gained qualification is valid for 2 years.
Course Content:
Basic life support (CPR) and use of automated external defibrillator (AED)
Effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Effective use of an AED as both a team leader and a single operator for a casualty with no shock indicated, a casualty with shock indicated, and an unknown scenario
 Annual refreshers are available for updates.

 

 

Emergency first aid for Sport

 

This course is suitable for individuals 18 years of age or older who are involved with sporting activities and may need to administer basic first aid on an adult or child. This course is run over a recommended 10  hours and the qualification is valid for 3 years.

 

Course Content:
Role of the first aider
Communicating with the casualty
Avoiding cross infection and contents of first aid kit
Recording of incidents and accidents
How to access situations and circumstances
How to administer first aid to casualties with a range of injuries

 

 

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

 

This Paediatric First Aid Award is ideal for any person who is 16 years and over. or an establishment that are responsible for looking after a young children and infants.
Whether a  nursery, school, club or a child minder at home this course aims to give the candidate knowledge which focuses on dealing with emergency situations with children calmly and confidently and how to recognise and respond to serious medical conditions and injuries.
This course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage. The recommended 12 hours are run over 2 days. This qualification is valid for 3 years

 

Course Content:

Emergency Paediatric First Aid
Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies
Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
First aid kit and how to avoid cross Infection
Recording of accidents and incidents
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing
normally
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis
Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:
Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
Infant, child and adult resuscitation

 

 Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

 

The Level 3 Emergency Paediatric First Aid Award aims to give candidates basic knowledge and skills to assess and deal with emergency situation, how to recognise and respond to serious medical conditions and serious injuries in children and young babies

The course includes training on adult, child and infant CPR, What should be included in a first aid box, as well as relevant information required for recording of accidents and incidents. This course meets the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage with a recommended 6 hours contact time

 

Course Content:

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider
Be able to assess an emergency situation safely
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing
normally
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive and not breathing
normally
Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who has a foreign body airway obstruction
Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
Understand how to provide first aid to an infant and a child with anaphylaxis