Course Aims

For those who will be responsible for First-Aid at Work, as an approved First-Aider. It is important to always have somebody there, who can take immediate First-Aid action.

Course Duration

Three Days and a half day Refresher Course is recommended each year.

Course Content

  • Introduction to First Aid at Work
  • Action in an Emergency
  • Asphyxia
  • Unconscious Casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • The Respiration/Circulation System
  • Circulatory Failure
  • Unconsciousness
  • Diabetes, Epilepsy
  • Choking
  • Dangers of Blood Loss
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Guidelines to Hepatitis B and AIDS
  • Head Injuries
  • Diagnosing and Treating Burns, Scalds, Eye Injuries and Poisoning
  • Diagnosing and Treating Injuries to Bones and Soft Tissues
  • Shock
  • Lifting Methods
  • First Aid Kits
  • Record Keeping

Course Certification

A Certificate, for the purpose of Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, will be presented to each person on successful completion of this course (includes examination). This course is of standards acceptable to the Health & Safety Executives.