Emergency First Aid at Work +AED (including Skills Identity Card)
Learn how to be a first aider and be confident in using an AED with our combined course.
Overview in brief
First aid can be crucial until the professionals take over.
Our course is designed for you to administer first aid in the workplace in any industry setting. You’ll learn the key techniques required to give first aid and you’ll concentrate more fully on how to operate an Automated External Defribrillator (AED).
The finer details
This is a one-day training and assessment course. You’ll learn the key techniques to administer first aid.
You will learn more about AEDs, understand the signs and symptoms where their use will be necessary, and understand how to manage and report on deploying AEDs.
At the end of the you will receive a certificate of training in Emergency First Aid at Work + AED. You will also receive a Skills Identity Card so colleagues and visitors know you are trained to perform first aid.
Who should attend?
Who should attend?
Our course is recommended if you have never taken First Aid training and will also need to know how to operate an AED in your workplace.
The training might also be appropriate if you have first aid training which has expired and you need to know how to operate an AED.
What will be covered?
At the end of this intensive course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to:
- the importance of preventing cross infection
- the need for recording incidents and accidents
- the use of available equipment.
- Assess the situation in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
- Administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Provide treatment for minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and small splinters
- Understand the role of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) operator
- Understand Incident Management
- Understand the chain of survival
- Recognise types of AEDs and AED accessories
- Know about AED maintenance and how to register an AED
- Understand anatomy and physiology of the heart
- Recognise normal and abnormal heart rhythms
- Be able to recognise heart attack or angina
- Understand DRAB (danger, response, airway, breathing)
- Be able to operate an AED
- Understand the correct procedure for AED use with children
- Understand the relevant documentation required after deploying an AED.