This course covers a comprehensive introduction to First Aid at Work. Through a variety of theoretical input and practical demonstrations participants will have the opportunity to discuss and practice first aid procedures that can be adapted to any work situation.

The course will cover:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing incidents
  • Manage and administer first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Manage and administer first aid to an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Administer first aid for a range of conditions
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty with a minor injury
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty for a range of major illnesses
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Manage and administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.

By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Treat Accidents and Illnesses
  • Use a First Aid Kit
  • Keep First Aid Records
  • Understand the treatment of:
  • An unconscious casualty
  • Heart attacks
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Eye injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Fainting

Pre-course preparation

No prior experience or preparation is required prior to the programme.

Assessment

The assessment comprises of a written examination plus a practical assessment of CPR, recovery position and treatment of a bleed. After completing a final assessment, successful candidates will receive an Highfields approved certificate valid for three years. An annual refresher course is highly recommended. This course is legally compliant with the current Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Other courses you might look to if this doesn't quite fit what you are looking for are:

If you are unsure which course is for you or your employees, please call and speak with one of our Learning and Development Advisor on 02921 680075 or alternatively send us an enquiry here

Upcoming Dates

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    HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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    • Day 1
      6th July 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      7th July 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      8th July 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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    19 Aug 2020 - Cardiff

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    • Day 1
      19th August 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      20th August 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      21st August 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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    12 Oct 2020 - Carmarthen

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    • Day 1
      12th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      13th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      14th October 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
  • 25Nov 2020 View Dates
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    25 Nov 2020 - Bridgend

    HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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    • Day 1
      25th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      26th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      27th November 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
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    09 Dec 2020 - Cardiff

    HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

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    • Day 1
      9th December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 2
      10th December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM
    • Day 3
      11th December 2020
      9:00AM - 16:30PM