This two day requalification course is designed to refresh the first aiders’ knowledge and skills, and provides updates in first aid procedures from the First Aid at Work syllabus.
Onsite Special course rate for groups of 10 – 12 people.
Note: A valid First Aid at Work certificate must be held by the student to qualify for this course. Evidence must be provided on the first day of the course.
What will you learn?
- Understanding the role of the First Aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection, the need for recording incidents and action, and the use of available equipment.
- Assesing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
- Recognition & management of illness in the workplace.
- How to administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious.
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- How to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
- How to administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding.
- How to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
- Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
- Recognise major illness and provide appropriate first aid for
- Heart attack
- Administer first aid to a casualty with:
- Anaphylactic shock
- Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
- Eye injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Chest injuries
- Sudden poisoning
12 Hours. The course can be taken over two or more days but must be completed within six weeks of the course start date.
Upon completion of the course we will issue you with a certificate from Qualsafe Awards who are our regulatory body.
The certificate is value for 3 years and can be renewed 12 weeks prior to the renewal date, as well as 4 weeks after. The original certification date will be retained if renewed during this period.
HSE strongly recommends that first-aiders undertake annual refresher training, over half a day, during any three-year certification period. Although not mandatory, this will help qualified first-aiders maintain their basic skills and keep up to date with any changes to first-aid procedures.