FAW Requalification 2 Day Course

The aims and objectives of the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) First Aid at Work course is to enable individuals to carry out appropriate first aid in an emergency situation. Following the course the attendees will be able to manage a casualty who is injured at work, or suffers from a serious illness until the emergency services arrive.

When we run this course on your site for your colleagues it is tailored to meet the issues of your workplace, ‘First Aid at work, for your work’.

A copy of a valid in date First Aid at Work Certificate for each attendee is required prior to the training (in some cases we can re-qualify an individual up to one month after their certificate has expired).

General Information
Maximum of 10 attendees per Instructor

Course Duration
12 Hours (2 Days)

This can be broken down into smaller training units to suit your requirements. Training must be completed over a maximum of six weeks.

This course is delivered using a range of techniques including, instructor led presentation, group practice, group discussion, PowerPoint, video presentation.

Course Assessment
All delegates will be continually assessed, but on the final day of the course there will be a practical evaluation by an external assessor who has not been involved in the teaching of the course. Our assessors are trained to carry out the assessments in a low stress environment and to instill confidence in all attendees.

Course Certification
All successful attendees will be awarded a certificate approved by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), valid for three years.

Should you wish to host this course on your own site you will need a room that will comfortably seat your amount of delegates and also allow for floor practice during the course. Two additional assessment areas are also required on the final afternoon of the course.

Day one
*Introduction & course administration
*Aims of first aid
*Dealing with an emergency
*Priorities of Treatment cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) – adult
*CPR continued – adult, child & baby
*Recognition & treatment of regurgitation use of face shields
*Unconscious patient
*Hypoxia causes / signs & symptoms (inc respiratory system & chest injuries
*Choking – adult, child & baby
*Asthma / Hyperventilation
*Wounds / bleeding (inc. treatment, hygiene, Bandaging and first aid kits)
*Shock / anaphylaxis
*Angina & heart attack
*Stroke
*Burns & scalds poisoning
*Questions and answers
*Assessment recap papers

Day two
*Recap of day one
*Epilepsy / seizures diabetes
*Bones / joints and muscle injuries
*CPR / assessment practice
*Incident recording
*Final questions and answers
*Final written assessment
*Final practical assessment
*Course closure and evaluation

Course fee
Individual – £160
Group (10-12) people – £1400

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

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