Course Name:

First Aid Awareness

Learners will gain a basic awareness of first aid procedures, their employer’s responsibilities and their own responsibilities to first aid.


At the end of the session the learner will be able to know:-

  • The responsibilities of first aides and their employers
  • How to treat an unconscious and conscious casualty
  • How to treat bleeds, burns and broken bones

    Course content:

  • What is First Aid?
  • What are First Aiders responsibilities? – 3P’s
  • Legislation – Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1999 etc.
  • What are an employer’s responsibilities? – needs assessment, first aid kit etc.
  • DRABC – primary survey, secondary survey
  • Recovery position
  • CPR
  • Bleeds and treatment
  • Burns and treatment
  • Broken bones and treatment
  • Emergency First Aid at work

    Persons gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace.

    Demonstrate how to administer first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock; Administer first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is choking; provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.

    Topics covered on the course include:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident occurs
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient
  • Recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of casualty who is bleeding (use of bandages and slings)
  • Treatment of choking patient
  • Recognition and treatment of shock
  • Simple record keeping following an accident at work

    How to provide care for patients who have:

  • Suffered burns or scalds
  • Broken or injured bones, muscles, joints
  • Suffered poisoning
  • Suffered injury to the eye
  • Signs and symptoms of a number of serious illnesses including, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, Anaphylaxis etc
  • Suffered extreme temperature changes

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