First Aid Appointed Persons Course

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First Aid Appointed Person Course:


Course Summary

This course is ideal for small businesses looking for Appointed Person status, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations. The course is run over four hours and includes both theory and practical sessions, in a relaxed atmosphere, designed to boost a candidate’s confidence.

Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The First Aid at Work course is run over three days and includes both theory and practical sessions.

The course is for Nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.

Course Objectives

To teach the basic skill requirements and associated job safety knowledge to First Aid Appointed Persons in the workplace. The course will give delegates the knowledge and confidence to deal with basic first aid in the workplace.

The First Aid Appointed Person Syllabus includes:

  • First Aid Priorities
  • Managing Incidents
  • Basic Life Support
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Regulations
  • First Aid Kits
  • Recording and Reporting
  • Assessment

Course duration: Half Day

Upon successful completion of the training programme, delegates will receive an HSE approved certification valid for three years.

After three years, a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.

This course is in legal compliance with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981.

Maximum Number of Delegates: 10 per Instructor