first aid
3 days
Level 2
PC Code

This First Aid at Work course aims to train and qualify personnel in occupational first aid to the standards laid down in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This comprehensive course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling you to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

What will I learn?

  • The role of the first aider
  • Head injuries
  • Managing an emergency
  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Low blood sugar
  • Asthma
  • Poisoning
  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Resuscitation (adult CPR)
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Seizures (adult)
  • Burns and scalds
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Chest pains (including heart attack)
  • Shock
  • Choking (adult)
  • Spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Stroke
  • Fainting
  • Unconscious casualty

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by qualified teachers who have years of experience delivering first aid in the workplace and further afield.  You will have the chance to practice your practical skills in order to become a competent First Aider.

How will I be assessed?

You will complete questions, observations and practical assessments.

Is there anything else I need to know?

This qualification is valid for three years. For best practice we support the HSE recommendation to complete an annual update of your first aid skills.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

If the start date for your course has already passed we may still be able to accommodate you.

Any questions? Just ask!

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