Course Overview (Benefits)
This course is for First Aiders to re-qualify prior to their certificate expiring. The aim of this course:
- Complying with Legislation underlined by HSE and the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- Improved safety culture and staff morale
- Reduced risk of accidents and incidents
- Reduced risk of claims and prosecutions
- Improved staff retention
Suitable clothing for floor work should be worn. All attendees on the Refresher Course must bring their current certificate with them to prove their eligibility for the course. Attendees have 28 days from expiry date to attend the refresher, those who are over the 28 days must be re-booked onto the next 3 day course.
Course Content/Topics Covered
Contains elements listed below along with written and practical assessments.
• Priorities of first aid
• Introduction to the body
• Heart conditions
• Burns & scalds
• Wounds & bleeding
• Eye injuries
• Sudden illness
• Effects of heat & cold
• Record keeping
• First aid boxes • Delegation in emergencies
• Communication skills
• Course review and evaluation
This course now includes the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.
Course Duration (days):
Certified First Aiders approaching the end of the 3 year certificate.
Assessment and Certification
You will be assessed by continuous observation by the trainer alongside written assessments. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a new First Aid certificate; this will be valid for 3 years.
Method of Delivery: