Emergency First Aid at Work Course

Course Information

The Emergency First Aid at Work course is designed to meet the requirement of organisations whose first aid needs assessment as determined that their organisation require Emergency First Aid at Work trained employees. The course content meets the statutory requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

This course will provide all the required first aid skills necessary to manage a patient that is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

Course Specification

Intended Participant: Workplace First Aid
Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12 Candidates: 1 Instructor
Max Class Size: 24 Candidates (with 2 instructors)
Course Duration: Initial Training: 6 hours
Retraining time: 6 hours
Assessment: Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. Annual Refresher Training is strongly recommended by First Aid International.
Certificate Expiry: 3 years from date of completion

 

Course Information Sheet: Download

Content and Materials

Student Materials Includes:
• Essential Skills Guide
• Successful Completion Card
• Emergency Plan & Guidance Card
• Wall Certificate
• Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form

Hands-on Skill Practice

Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course.

Assessment

Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. Annual Refresher Training is strongly recommended by HSE.

 

Course Topics
 

Introduction

Principles of First Aid
Emergency Management Procedure
Care Cycle™

Scene Safety

Scene Survey

Basic Life Support

Patient Survey
Patient Unresponsive and Breathing Normally (Recovery Position)
Unresponsive Non Breathing Patient (CPR Adult)
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Alternative Ventilation Procedures
Chain of Survival
Choking

Life Threatening Conditions

Control of Bleeding
Shock Management

Secondary Survey

Patient Survey: Patient Responsive
Epilepsy and Seizures
Minor Injuries

First Aid Health and Safety

First Aid Kit
Accident Recording
Patient Report Form (PRF)