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First Aid at Work Requalification

Overview

This comprehensive First Aid at Work Requalification course equips delegates with the knowledge and practical skills needed to act as qualified first aiders within their workplace. It covers essential lifesaving techniques to respond to various medical emergencies until professional medical help arrives.

Who needs this qualification?

This First Aid at Work Requalification course is suitable for staff who are currently qualified first aiders in their workplace. It refreshes the knowledge and skills required to requalify the delegate for 3 years.

Why is this training important?

The H&S (First Aid) regulations 1981 place a general duty on employers to provide first aid treatment to employees within the workplace environment. If having assessed first aid needs, an employer decides to appoint first aiders, the first aider must have a valid certificate of competence.

Course content

  • The role and responsibility of a first aider
  • Assessing incidents and conducting a scene survey
  • Unresponsive casualties, recovery position and CPR
  • Safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Seizures
  • Choking
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Minor injuries including small cuts, bruises, and splinters
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints (including chest, head and spine)
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Major illnesses including heart attack and stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetic emergencies

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibility of a first aider
  • Assess an incident
  • Manage a casualty who is unresponsive and NOT breathing normally
  • Provide first aid to an unresponsive and breathing normally casualty
  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with minor burns and scalds
  • Identify the signs, symptoms and history of a casualty
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye Injury
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development (approved by the FAIB) or Highfield
Duration: Face-to-face: 2 days / Blended learning: 6 hours e-learning & 1 day face-to-face
Assessment: Multiple choice exam & practical assessment
Prerequisites: A valid First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face / Blended learning

Available dates

11/07/2024 - 12/07/2024
09:00 - 16:30
£222.00 inc. VAT
6 places remaining
Ouch Learning and Development - Wimborne
03/09/2024 - 04/09/2024
09:00 - 16:30
£222.00 inc. VAT
12 places remaining
Ouch Learning and Development - Wimborne
14/10/2024 - 15/10/2024
09:00 - 16:30
£222.00 inc. VAT
11 places remaining
Ouch Learning and Development - Wimborne
06/11/2024 - 07/11/2024
09:00 - 16:30
£222.00 inc. VAT
10 places remaining
Ouch Learning and Development - Wimborne

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