This is a comprehensive three day course (18 hours) delivered through the use of powerpoint presentation, DVD, demonstration and practice. The course is suitable for designated first aiders in the workplace or anyone who would like to gain the knowledge and skills required to help a person who is ill or injured.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
Deal with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening conditions until the arrival of the emergency services
Provide help for minor injuries or conditions not thought to be life-threatening
Provide first aid in a wide range of environments including the workplace, home and recreational settings
Provide first aid in a compassionate, confident and competent manner
First Aid in the Workplace
Cardiac First Response
Heart Attack & Aspirin Administration
Wounds & Bleeding
Altered Levels of Consciousness
Burns & Scalds
Hypothermia & Hyperthermia
Information management & Communications
Participants are individually assessed on their practical skills and complete a theory exam (multiple choice questions)
Successful participants receive a certificate which is valid for 2 years.