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First Aid at Work Course

SCQF level 6 Award in First Aid at Work

£185 +VAT

The First Aid at Work course meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in a workplace, where it was been deemed that a qualified first-aider is required to be appointed.

Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline, and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

Upon completing the course successfully, the designated first aider will be able to carry out appropriate first aid in an emergency at work and take the necessary actions involving workplace incidents.

The course takes place over 3 days and certification will be valid for 3 years.


First Aid at Work Course Overview

  • Aims and principles of first aid
  • Legislation and regulations
  • First aid priorities
  • Basic life support
  • Incident management and emergency planning
  • Examination of a casualty
  • Treatment of unconsciousness
  • Airway and breathing problems
  • Wounds and bleeding control
  • Heart problems
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisons and toxins
  • Universal precautions and infection control
  • Legal requirements
  • Head and eye injuries
  • Fractures, dislocations and soft tissue injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Common illnesses
  • Other serious injuries and medical conditions
  • Casualty transportation
  • Incident recording and reporting

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