First Aid at Work

First aid at work course

Course overview

Our 3 day First Aid at Work course is broken down into one day eLearning followed by 2 days of face-to-face training sessions.

An eLearning code will be emailed to you and the module must be completed prior to the practical day. Learners can access the module as many times as required via a computer/laptop/tablet and phone. Online training appeals to all learners through quizzes, audio and video. Learners have the flexibility to complete the course at their own pace.

The face-to-face sessions will be delivered by one of our professional and highly engaging trainers who will ensure you have fun while you learn. We take great pride in the courses we have created which are packed with games, quizzes, and plenty of hands-on practical elements which creates the perfect learning environment.

Course will run 9am – 3.30pm both days which includes a short morning break/lunch break. It is advised you bring your own lunch as there may not be food options close to the facility.

What you will learn

  • Gain the skills and confidence to respond to several first aid emergencies safely
  • Assess an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of being a first aider

Assessment and certification

Learners are assessed throughout the eLearning. Self-checks are performed after each section of the course and an end of course multiple-choice assessment.

During the face-to-face training, your ability is assessed throughout the day using a range of quizzes, questioning, games and scenarios.

Upon completion, you will receive an FAIB accredited certificate recognised by HSE.

To help us go paperless certificates will be emailed after completion. A hard-copy certificate is available upon request.

Course duration and timings

3 Day Course
Day 1 – eLearning, can be completed at your own pace
Day 2 – 9am – 3.30pm face to face
Day 3 – 9am – 3.30pm face to face

Who should attend

Suitable for high-risk workplaces and recommended for larger businesses and those with more complex risks such as construction, manufacturing, and agriculture.

Delegates must be 16 years + to attend.

Topics covered in this course

  • The roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Preventing cross-infection
  • Contents of a first aid box
  • Assessing the situation. Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Recovery position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Shock
  • Drowning
  • Minor injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Seizures
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Heat stroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Fainting
  • Panic attacks and hyperventilation
  • Chest trauma
  • Major illness including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes
  • Sprains and strains
  • Accident report forms
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