HSE Compliant Emergency First Aid at Work
Meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (as amended)
Emergency First Aid at Work is a 6hr course covering the syllabus outlined by the HSE (please click here to find out why first aid training in the UK is no longer 'HSE Approved!) . The Emergency First Aid Course can be delivered as 1x6hrs or 2x3hrs on your premises(groups of 6+) All FANE trainers are suitably qualified meet requirements set out by the HSE to deliver both the Emergency First Aid course and the Full 18 hr First Aid at Work. All trainers have considerable first aid experience and come from a variety of sector backgrounds eg NHS, Social Care, Leisure etc, The Emergency First Aid course can be tailored to meet your needs, For example, First Aid for Sport, First Aid for Outdoor Activities, First Aid for Construction- in the Emergency First Aid course we can also incorportae additional topics thet are relevant to your sector.
The new HSE guidelines have outlined your choices for first aid training....... If you require a Nationally Recognised (QCF listed) Emergency First Aid course we can also deliver this for you.
How long is the Course?-6hr course over 1-3 days
How Much Does it Cost?- £45 (ex vat)-larger organisations- please contact us for group rates
Where is it held?- At our training Centre in Consett or on your premises for groups of 6+
Is it for me?- If you are an Appointed Person in your workplace it is advised by the HSE that you attend this course. It will give you the knowledge and skills to cope with an emergency until the paramedics arrive.
What wilI I learn?- you will gain an overview of all aspects of the course outlined below- along with plenty of practice of CPR.
Is there a test?- Yes! - you will be assessed on your practical skills and also complete a short multiple choice test- but don't worry you'll have plenty of support and opportunity to practice and prepare!
Will I get a Certificate?- Yes, successful completion results in a FANE certificate or a Qualsafe Awards certificate which are both valid for 3 years
Sample Course Outline
EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
Introduction to course 10.30-09.30
Principles of first aid
The role of the first -aider
Dealing with an emergency
First aid box contents
10.30 – 11.00 Dealing with blood loss/the importance of personal hygiene
11.00 – 11.10 Coffee
11.10 – 12.00 Practical work CPR & recovery
12.00 – 12.20 Lunch
12.20 – 1245 Shock recognition and treatment
Demonstration of dressings
12.45 – 13.15 Causes of unconsciousness &
care of the unconscious casualty during seizure
13.15 – 13.45 Recognition and treatment of a choking casualty
13.45 –15.15 Practical work CPR and recovery
15.15 - 15-45 End assessment
15.45 – 1600 Close course and evaluations