Emergency First Aid - 1 day

These courses cover the essentials of managing immediate, potentially life threatening incidents in a systematic manner.

Who is the Emergency Action course for

Ideal for appointed persons and anyone who may be required to take charge at an incident. THIS COURSE IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE STATUTORY EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK QUALIFICATION. Can be delivered over a number of days if required.

Emergency First Aid programme

  • The role of the first aider including;
    – The importance of preventing cross infection
    – The need for recording incidents and subsequent actions
    – Use of available first aid equipment
  • Assessing any situation to act safely, promptly and effectively in any emergency
  • Unconscious casualty management including Epilepsy
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for a non-breathing casualty
  • Choking first aid for a casualty with a blocked airway
  • Wounded and bleeding first aid for a casualty who has been injured
  • Shock (Hypovolemic)
  • Minor injuries first aid for small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds and small splinters
  • Legislation – first aid law including first aider litigation issues
  • Tailored content to suit course requirements and candidates needs

Instructors

Our trainers come from a range of professional backgrounds such as the emergency services, the military and outdoor professionals. We aim to match instructors to your specific training requirements. They are aware of the specific needs of various outdoor environments, fully understanding the problems and judgements that have to be made when dealing with incidents in stressful, dangerous and remote situations. Learn more about our trainers and what makes them unique.

Training

Our training is very practical and hands on with a typically 70% practical to just 30% theory. Our courses do not rely upon the usual ‘death by PowerPoint’, instead we use progressive incident scenario based training methods. Our courses teach techniques proven to work in real life incidents and not just in a classroom. Our training builds confidence and develops first aid skills into complete incident management. Read more about our training and why we get such positive reviews.

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Assessment

All candidates must attend the full course to qualify. Each candidate is continually assessed throughout.

Qualification

The Emergency First Aid is valid for 3 years. It can be revalidated by completing another Emergency First Aid course. It is ‘highly recommended’ that work place first aiders attend an Annual Basic Skills Refresher course.

Certification

Our awarding body for Emergency First Aid is ITC First Aid who are authorised and regulated by Ofqual and the SQA. Qualification title is: Emergency First Aid

Cost

In-house course for 12 candidates
- guide price £350

Individual candidate
- guide price £50

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