The emergency first aid at work course is an in-depth training course for those who wish to refresh their existing skills and knowledge of first aid procedures in the workplace. It covers the different types of emergencies that can occur in the workplace, safety laws and regulations, best practice procedures and equipment.
In this comprehensive course, you will gain crucial life-saving skills that will give you the confidence to stay calm and professional in the face of any type of emergency incident. Through step-by-step guidance, practical case studies and exercises, you will learn how to treat minor injuries, help someone who has fallen ill, and much more.
You will be guided through best practice procedures for treating burns and scalds, placing someone in the recovery position, performing CPR and treating a wide range of injuries. By the end of the course, you will know how to act in critical scenarios such as someone suffering a stroke or seizure, and will have the experience to be the first point of contact in the workplace, should such an emergency arise.
Who should take the course
This course applies to organisations whose first aid needs assessment has identified the need for a responsible person to have a workplace first aid qualification. It applies to, but is not limited to, the following:
- Construction industry
- Manufacturing industry
- Office workers
- Factory workers
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
In module one, we will develop our understanding of the definition of first aid and why first aid knowledge is required for all workplaces.
In module two, we will take a look at some first aid barriers to action as well as receive practical training on how to place someone in the recovery position.
In module three, we will learn how to treat someone who is unresponsive through CPR procedures and automated external defibrillators.
In module four, we will explore some key best practice procedures for treating someone who is choking.
In module five, we will learn how to treat someone who is bleeding and how to suppress the flow of blood while emergency services are contacted (if required).
In module six, we will explore how the body goes into shock and the correct safety procedures for dealing with someone who has gone into shock.
In module seven, we will deepen our understanding of spinal injuries and will learn the appropriate action to take in the case of a spinal injury in the workplace.
In module eight, we will explore broken bones and fractures, with step-by-step guidance on the correct procedures for dealing with someone who has broken a bone at work.
In module nine, we will take a look at head injuries and their effects, with expert guidance on how to deal with a person who may be concussed or suffering from head trauma.
In module ten, we will learn about the treatment and symptoms of sprains, covering first aid procedures for treating sprains.
In module eleven, we will look at the ways in which to create a systematic plan for handling accidents in the workplace, as well as best practice procedures to take after a workplace incident.
In module twelve, we will develop the practical skills and knowledge to treat burns and scalds, with step-by-step training and guidance.
In module thirteen, we will learn what happens to the body when it goes through an electric shock, and will explore the steps to take to treat someone who is suffering from electric shock.
In module fourteen, we will look at some common eye injuries that can occur in the workplace and how they can be treated.
In module fifteen, we will deepen our understanding of the causes and symptoms of epilepsy, anaphylaxis and diabetes, and will learn how to deal with someone who is suffering from an epileptic seizure or has gone into anaphylactic shock.