First Aid at Work, Rugby Golf Club, Wednesday, 02. October 2019

Course Description
This qualification is aimed those looking to undertake the role of a first aider in the workplace, as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.
First aid at work is an ideal first aid course for medium to higher risk workplaces, this is also an excellent first aid course for larger companies who have a high number of staff members or visitors to the site but are still low risk.

What you will learn

On this first aid at work course, you will learn how to safely manage an unconscious casualty, also how to give essential lifesaving resuscitation to a casualty who has stopped breathing and how to safely and competently use an AED too.

This first aid at work course will also teach you how to safely treat a casualty who has a head, neck, or spinal injury, also how to treat a casualty who is choking, suffering from anaphylactic shock, having an asthma attack, or having a convulsive seizure, as well as how to treat burns, scalds, bleeds, broken bones, poisoning, eye injuries, and lots more in this 3 day 18 tutor led hour first aid at work course.

First aid at work syllabus
Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider in reference to:


Preventing cross infection


Importance of recording incidents and actions


Using available equipment


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


Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who:

is unresponsive but breathing normally
is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
is wounded and bleeding
has external bleeding
is suffering from medical shock
is having a heart attack
is having a stroke
has bites or stings
has had electric shock
has injuries to eyes, bones, muscles, and joints
has chest injury
has splinters, cuts, grazes, or bruising
has minor burns or scalds
is having a seizure
has sudden poisoning
is suffering from anaphylactic shock
has diabetes
has asthma
is suffering the effects of extreme heat or cold


Course duration
18 guided learning hours (3 days).

Course tests
Practical observations during your training days and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.

Course qualification
Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final  multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual regulated QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)
This is valid for 3 years from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.

Course pre-requisites






This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole first aider.
It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.




Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.











FAQs
 
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
Photo ID is a requirement to prove identity this is a requirement for Ofqual (Regulator) and Qualifications Network (Awarding Organisation)
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
FREE parking onsite and easily accessible from all major transport routes 
What can I bring into the event?
Lunch is not provided. (We have catering facilities on site or bring your own packed lunch)
Refreshments will be provided
 How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email: admin@

Wednesday, 02. October 2019, Rugby Golf Club, First Aid at Work

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