The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work. These regulations apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.
Over a 3 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.
How much first aid provision an employer has to make depends on the circumstances of each workplace.
This qualification will enable employers to satisfy the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 regulations that apply to all workplaces, including those with five or fewer employees, and to the self-employed.Learning outcomes
The learner will understand the roles and responsibilites of a first aider to be able to:
|Duration||Three day programme (The course also qualifies for up to 7 hours of Driver CPC if required).|
|Assessment||Practical assessment plus activities and exam.|
|Training course||£195 +VAT per person|
|CIEH certification fees||£ included|
|DCPC admin fees||£ included|