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First Aid at Work Requalification Course (HSE Compliant 2 Day Course)
Thu, 14 Jan 2016, 09:30 – Fri, 15 Jan 2016, 16:00 GMT
This 2 day first aid re-qualification course is a fully compliant with the Health & Safety Executive requirements. This course re-qualifies you as a first aider if your original First Aid at Work certificate is about to expire.
If your First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate is still valid or you are within 28 days of its epiry then this 2 day course is the ideal first aid at work refresher course, and will re-qualify you as a first aider at work for another 3 years.
Alongside meeting H&S regulations, your skills will also be refreshed to keep them sharp and ready in the event of a first aid emergency. This is especially vital if 3 years have passed since your original training and you may no longer feel confident enough to accurately apply life saving techniques during a major emergency. By renewing these skills with this first aid re-qualification course, it ensures that you will be able to act decisively in high-stress situations where a colleague has had an accident or fallen ill.
The course is HSE recommended and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the re-qualification of workplace first aiders.
This 2 day course includes course materials, expert tutoring and practical exercises to give learners in-depth training in the following information and treatments:
- Principles of first aid
- Prevention of cross-infection
- Basic life support (CPR)
- Managing breathing
- Managing unconscious casualties
- Wound and bleed treatment
- Shock treatment and anaphylaxis
- Burn, poisoning and eye treatment
- Treating major and minor illnesses
- Epilepsy, diabetes, asthma, poisoning
- Record keeping and secondary surveys
- Managing cardiac circulation
- Managing asthma attacks and choking
- Treating fractures and dislocation