First Aid For Work

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First Aid in the Workplace

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Course Description

Our workplace first aid training is suitable for anyone who is already qualified in first aid and is looking for some refresher training. This course will give you an introduction to first aid and how CPR and first aid should be administered.

Students will also learn how to treat injuries that may occur in the workplace, as well as some of the common illnesses that workers may experience, what the signs and symptoms of each are and how to treat them. This course also covers how you should keep records of any incidents that take place in the workplace.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.


Units covered

Unit 1 – Introduction to first aid – In our first unit you will be introduced to the basics of first aid in the workplace and will consider who the designated first aiders are and what a first aid box should contain.

The unit ends with looking at what a primary and secondary survey of a casualty should include and how the first aider can treat both a response and an unresponsive casualty.

Unit 2 -Resuscitation- Here you will explore how to administer CPR in order to resuscitate someone whose heart has stopped beating.

You will also cover how to administer CPR to a child under the age of 1 and will consider why the steps to follow are different to the steps for administering CPR to children and adults. The unit will end by exploring what a defibrillator is.

Unit 3 – Secondary Survey- Next you will explore how to administer some first aid, as well as the steps involved in the secondary survey.

The unit will also cover how to put someone in the recovery position and when to call for the emergency services.

Unit 4 – Treating injuries in the workplace – In this unit you will gain knowledge of treating some injuries that you may experience in the workplace, including how to first identify what the injury may be and then how it is best treated to ensure that the casualty is taken care of in line with the correct standards of care that the first aider should be able to administer.

Unit 5 – Illness and conditions – Now you will consider some of the common illnesses that you may experience in the workplace and how to treat them should you need to.

Each illness covered includes information about what the condition is, what the signs and symptoms might be and what is the best way to treat or respond to it.

Unit 6 – Record keeping – In the final unit you will explore how to keep records of any incidents that take place in the workplace and how to show record keeping of first aid administered in the workplace. The unit will end with explaining what information needs to be recorded when an accident has taken place.

Benefit to learner and employer.

Regardless of industry or sector, most employees are now required to undertake some form of CPD.

The updating of skills and knowledge is critical in keeping abreast of industry changes and maintaining professional competence.

Upon successfully completing the online compliance courses and passing any associated assessments, the learner is able to download and print off their own certificate as evidence of learning and CPD hours completed.

These courses can be completed at any time 24/7, meaning they fit perfectly around anybody’s schedule.

It’s an ideal and affordable way for individuals and businesses alike to ensure knowledge and compliance is always up to date and relevant.

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