First Aid

First Aid

Emergency First Aid At Work Workshop:

Date: Next Course Available Upon Request
Time: 10:00 - 16:45
Investment: £75
Venue: All Things Pilates, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2SL
Duration of Certificate: Valid for 3 Years
Accredited Course: Yes
Tutor: Independent fully qualified tutor

Key Facts:

  • 6 hour course with 45 minute break for lunch
  • Light snacks and refreshments will be provided
  • Level 2 award valid for 3 years
  • AoFA Qualification: recognised by Ofqual and entitles you to become an accredited emergency first aider in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations
  • Please scroll down for full course content.

Course Contents

  • Session 1
    • The roles and responsibilities of a first aider
    • Establishing consent
    • Accident reporting
    • Employer and employee responsibilities
    • Contents of a first aid kit
  • Session 2
    • The principles of scene safety management (look, listen, think and act)
    • Types of dangers
    • Definition of a primary survey
    • Overview of the primary survey process (DRSABCD)
    • Examples of when to call for help
  • Session 3
    • How to assess a casualty’s level of response (AVPU)
    • The causes of unconsciousness
    • The importance of placing a casualty in the recovery position
    • The principles of placing an unconscious casualty in the recovery position including practical
    • The two types of seizures (tonic-clonic and absences)
    • Signs and symptoms of a seizure
    • How to manage a casualty who is having a seizure.
  • Session 4
    • Principles of the chain of survival
    • The reasons why CPR is required to be undertaken
    • What is CPR?
    • The respiratory system (what we breath in and what we breath out)
    • How to provide CPR
    • When to stop CPR
    • Practical session on undertaking CPR.
  • Session 5
    • The two types of choking (partially and completely blocked)
    • How to administer first aid to a choking casualty including practical.
  • Session 6
    • Identify the different types of external bleeding
    • The principles of controlling a bleed (SEEP- sit or lay, examine, elevate and pressure)
    • The principles of infection control
    • Practice applying dressings to a casualty with and without embedded objects.
  • Session 7
    • What is shock?
    • Examples of the causes of shock
    • The signs of symptoms of shock
    • The principles of shock treatment.
  • Session 8
    • How to administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes
      and bruises
    • How to administer first aid to a casualty with a small burn or scald
    • How to administer first aid to a casualty with a splinter.