This FAIB regulated and certificated course is delivered over 1 day with a total of 6 hours contact time, excluding breaks, and meets the syllabus standards expected by the Health & Safety Executive. The certificate is valid for 3 years from date of issue.
The course is suited for workplaces which have a level of risk which necessitates a straightforward level of first aid provision and training in the event of an accident. Typically, this may include educational establishments or workplaces which have processes which include:
- Office based work.
- Equipment which poses reduced risk of amputation of body parts such fingers, toes, arms, and legs
- educational, building, agricultural or construction processes which involve plant and machinery which pose a reduced risk of serious injury.
- processes which involve the risk of burns /scalds which are smaller than the palm of your hand.
- managing first aid provision for a workforce which is reasonably small.
The outline course syllabus is:
- Role sand Responsibilities of the First Aider, including the legal aspects of first aid provision.
- Managing a first aid incident
- Conducting a Primary and Secondary Survey to establish treatment needs of the casualty.
- Deliver CPR to a casualty, including use of a defibrillator.
- Initial identification, management and treatment of blocked airway, bleeding, seizures, shock, bites, stings, burns, scalds, small cuts / bruises / grazes, splinters, nose bleeds, fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, poisons, anaphylaxis, diabetes, asthma, heart attack, angina, and cardiac arrest.