This First Aid at Work course in Rochester, Medway, Kent, is run over 3 consecutive days and meets the requirements of the HSE.
Please note; Candidates MUST attend all 3 days to complete the course.
Designed to meet the HSE’s requirement for First Aid in the Workplace, this 3 day course in Rochester, Medway, Kent, is suitable for anyone looking for a basic understanding of what to do in an emergency or if some one is taken suddenly ill.
The course is particularly suited for larger (50 plus personnel) and higher risk work places. Staff working in smaller businesses and low risk work places, may find our Emergency First Aid at Work course to be more appropriate. If you are unsure of your training requirement, please contact us.
Delegates will be taught using a mixture of theory and practical lessons with scenario based training throughout. Where appropriate and possible, the course content will be tailored to meet individual workplace requirements.
First Aid at Work Course Content
On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:
- understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions;
- assess the situation and to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
- administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure
- administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- provide first aid to a casualty who is Choking
- chest injuries including the treatment of Heart Attacks, Sudden Cardiac Arrest and safe use of an AED
- Treat a casualty who is wounded or Bleeding and/or in Shock
- injuries to bones including suspected spinal injuries
- soft tissue injuries
- administer first aid for burns and scalds
- provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
- eye injuries
- sudden poisoning and anaphylactic shock
- Treatment & recognition of illnesses including; Asthma, Diabetes & Stroke
Previously taught complicated procedures (by other training companies) replaced by simplified version which will help remembering and understanding in critical moments.
First Aid at Work Candidates will be assessed practically throughout the course.
Successful completion of the course will result in the award of a First Aid at Work certificate in accordance with the HSE’s requirements, valid for 3 years.
All candidates will receive a First aid at work manual.