First Aid at Work (3 days)

Venue
Nelson Training Room, Civic Offices, Floor 1, Core 6, Guildhall Square
venue
Course Tutors
Robert Hodges
tutors
Admin Contact
Target Audience
All Staff
target audience
Course Types
Course
Course categories
All Schools / Training for PCC Staff / SCAT-PP / Gosport Borough Council / Solent NHS / Volunteers / Other
Subject
Course description

The First Aid at Work (FAW) course will alow delegates to act as a qualified first aider in the work place. This course will give delegates the Level 3 First at Work qualification, accredited by Qualsafe awards.


There is no need to attend Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) before attending this course. If you already hold the EFAW qualification, please contact the administrator of the course before booking.


If you are already FAW qualified and need to requalify please look for the First Aid at Work Requalification course. This is a two day course open to people who are appoaching the end of their three year FAW qualification.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

You will be able to:


state the role of the first aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection; the need for recording incidents and actions; use of available equipment;


assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;


administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);


administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and demonstrate the safe use of an AED;


administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;


administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;


administer first aid to a casualty who has a catastrophic bleed;


administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;


provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)


administer first aid to a casualty with: injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries; chest injuries; burns and scalds; eye injuries; sudden poisoning; anaphylactic shock;


recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)

Additional Information

Practical Assessments
Practical skills are an essential element of First Aid training. You will need to lie, kneel and get on and off of the floor. Please contact us before the start of the course if you have any medical conditions or injuries which stop you, or make it difficult for you to take part in these assessments. We will be able to discuss your requirements and offer advice.

Theory Assessments
Depending on the course you are attending there maybe theory assessments for you to take part in.

If you have any issues around reading and writing please contact us before the start of the course so that we can arrange additional support. Any information that you share with us will be treated as strictly confidential.

Dress Code
Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately for a practical First Aid course. The following items of clothing might compromise your safety/dignity and so are best avoided:

Low cut tops or blouses

Short skirts

Short shorts

Open toe shoes

If you arrive dressed in any of the above the trainer may ask you to leave and return on a different day (a charge may be incurred).

Identification
Due to a change in requirements it is now essential that participants on any First Aid course take with them on the first day one of the following:

Picture Driving Licence

Passport

A signed credit card/debit card is acceptable if you are a non-driver and do not hold a passport

Work ID

 

Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.

Start Date
Tuesday 22 September 2020
End Date
Thursday 24 September 2020
Closing Date
Tuesday 15 September 2020
Times
09:15 - 17:00
Maximum Places
Cost
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Number of Sessions
Sessions
Venue
 Nelson Training Room, Civic Offices, Floor 1, Core 6
Tutors
 Robert Hodges
Start Date
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Times
 09:15 - 17:00
Notes
 
Venue
 Nelson Training Room, Civic Offices, Floor 1, Core 6
Tutors
 Robert Hodges
Start Date
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Times
 09:30 - 16:30
Notes
 
Venue
 Nelson Training Room, Civic Offices, Floor 1, Core 6
Tutors
 Robert Hodges
Start Date
Thursday 24 September 2020
Times
 09:30 - 16:30
Notes