First Aid at Work
01/09/24

First Aid at Work

Hosted By: Ouch Learning and Development

Event Details

Event Overview

This comprehensive First Aid at Work (FAW) course equips individuals with the knowledge and practical skills needed to act as qualified first aiders within their workplace

What will I learn?

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
• Provide first aid treatment to minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes, bruises and splinters

Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development (approved by the FAIB)
Duration: Face-to-face: 3 days – 9th, 10th, & 11th January 2024
Assessment: Multiple choice exam & practical assessment
Prerequisites: None
Validity of award: 3 years

Included in the price:
– Interactive and engaging course
– Qualification & digital certificate
– Course manual & materials
– Keyring rebreath face shield
– Access to FREE resources including Appointed Persons posters for your workplace
– Access to our customer portal to view your bookings, download previous certificates and generate training reports of your employees
– Automatic email reminders for certificate expiries

Who is the training suitable for?

This First Aid at Work (FAW) course is suitable for staff wanting to become designated first aiders in their workplace. It allows for essential first aid to be given to someone who is ill or injured at work and equips the first aider to apply first aid to a range of other specific injuries & illnesses.

Training provided by

Ouch Learning and Development

Booking Link

https://www.ouchlandd.co.uk/open-courses/515313

Event Location

Ouch Learning and Development
Wimborne Minster
BH21 1QH

Event Date & Time

09/01/2024 - 9:00 am
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