Basic First Aid Training Course

Course Aim:

This one day Basic First Aid course equips the learner with the knowledge, practical skills & understanding required to provide appropriate first-aid treatment in the workplace in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007; Part 7, Chapter 2 : First Aid.

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be; 

  • Able to understand their new responsibilities of an Occupational First Aider
  • Able to provide appropriate treatment for the purpose of preserving life
  • Able to minimise the consequences of injury until the arrival of medical assistance
  • Able to provide appropriate treatment for an injury which does not require the attention of a medical practitioner or nurse
  • Familiar with health & safety legislation on first aid in the workplace (e.g. Contents of First Aid Box)

Course Programme:

  • Assess a situation (scene, casualty or casualties) quickly & safely
  • Role & Functions of a First Aider
  • Arrange for medical help (Doctor, Cardiac Ambulance etc) if required
  • Treating the most serious conditions first
  • CPR
  • Other first aid information (e.g. Poisoning, Treatment of Burns etc….)

Training Methods:

Classroom based power-point presentation with practical components; (i.e. Dealing with Emergencies)

Who Should Attend?

This course is specifically designed for those staff or individuals with an interest in becoming a qualified First-Aider

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 10 learners
  • 1 Day
  • Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.