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First Aid at Work 


On completion of this course candidates will have the knowledge and skills to provide first aid cover in a workplace environment in accordance with the First Aid at Work Regulations 1981.


3 days (16 hours)


Maximum Number

12 Candidates






  • Roles/Responsibilities of Employers and Employees for FAW

  • Priorities of First Aid

  • Managing an incident

  • Care of an unconscious casualty

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Disorders of the airway

  • Dealing with bleed and shock

  • Causes of unconsciousness

  • Burns & scalds

  • Injuries to bones ligaments & joints

  • Poisoning

  • Recognition and management of major illnesses and appropriate action

  • Miscellaneous injuries

  • Epi-Pen use

  • Record keeping and accident reporting

  • Infection control

  • Communication and delegation in an emergency

  • Manage the transportation of a casualty


Teaching Methods

  • Training Room based (PowerPoint, handouts, videos, written question paper)

  • Practical (Demonstrations, hands on, assessment of competence)

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