First Aid at Work (Requalification) Two-Day Course

This 2-day First Aid at Work course is designed for those who currently hold a First Aid at Work qualification and are due to expire and meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Overview

This two-day course is designed for those who currently hold a First Aid at Work qualification and are due to expire and meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

On this course you will learn

  • The importance of managing an emergency incident effectively
  • How to recognise life-threatening injuries
  • How to contact the emergency services
  • How to provide emergency aid for a wide range of situations until professional help arrives
  • How to deal with minor injuries and illnesses
  • Responsibilities of a first aider in a workplace setting

Programme & topics covered

The course is run over two days, seven hours each day (including lunch and tea breaks).

Day 1

  • Role of the first aider
  • Communication & casualty care
  • Incident management
  • First aid kits
  • Primary survey
  • Unresponsive adult
  • Secondary survey
  • Seizures
  • Choking
  • Adult resuscitation
  • Defibrillation

Day 2

  • Bleeding (minor & major)
  • Shock
  • Burns & scalds
  • Strains & sprains
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Stroke
  • Angina and heart attacks
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Allergic reactions
  • Eye injuries

Course Venues

Courses are held at The Safety Centre in Milton Keynes, at Kent’s Hill Conference Centre in Milton Keynes, or at your own business premises for larger groups. To find out more about the venue, and facilities available, please have a look at our venues page.

For Courses held at the Kent’s Hill Conference Centre, the course fee also includes use of Kents Hill Park’s Nuffield Health run Sports and Leisure Complex on the days of the course: just let the receptionist at Swallow House know that you would like to use the complex.

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This course is offered alongside our full range of courses .

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