First Aid Courses

First Aid At Work Re-Qualification Course

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for qualified first aiders who would like to renew their first aid at work qualification.

Qualified fist aiders must re-qualify every 3 years in order to meet the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Re-qualification can take place up to 90 days prior to expiry of current first aid certificate and up to 28 days after expiry. A copy of the delegates current first aid certificate is required for proof of re-qualification.

All successful candidates will be issued with a level 3 award in first aid at work, which will last for a period of 3 years.

What will be covered?

This extensive 2-day course will cover a broad range of first aid emergencies which will refresh the knowledge of first aid principles and techniques. In addition, should there have been any change to protocols during their initial qualification, then this will be brought to the student’s attention.

It gives learners the skills and confidence to help someone who:

  • is unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • is choking
  • is feeling faint
  • has been poisoned
  • has a head injury
  • has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
  • has an injury to a bone, muscle or joint (including spinal injuries)

Learners will also be able to help a casualty who is having a:

  • seizure
  • heart attack including the administration of aspirin
  • angina attack
  • stroke
  • asthma attack
  • severe allergic reaction
  • diabetic emergency

The course also includes information on:

  • assessing a casualty
  • monitoring a casualty
  • where to get help
  • electrical incidents
  • accident recording and reporting
  • the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, this course covers treatment for a variety of injuries and medical conditions.

If you have any questions about a specific course then please get in touch.
We’ll be happy to discuss your training requirements.

Tel: 0151 343 0588
Email: [email protected]
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