First Aid at Work Courses Bedfordshire
1st Aiders are first aiders and first aid trainers. We provide first aid at work courses in Bedfordshire.
We come to you and deliver your first aid course on your premises in Beds.
We offer a wide range of first aid courses for one person or up to 12 people and as well as maintaining the format as per the Health and Safety (First–Aid) Regulations 1981, we also deliver bespoke first aid courses in Bedfordshire to suit your business and workplace.
Even though ‘bespoke’ might sound expensive it can be much cheaper and more cost-effective that learning subjects that do not relate to your business or workplace, and we can add the essential subjects and topics that are essential.
Appointed Persons in the workplace (Half Day)
The ideal qualification for small businesses and organisations or indeed for an individual required to act as additional cover for medium to large organisations. The Appointed Persons in the Workplace provides delegates/students with the basic understanding of first aid requirements and basic treatments.
Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)
The EFAW course is ideal for those where a risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only is sufficient in their workplace, It is a one-day course designed to help you meet the regulatory requirements.
Where your first aid requirements or risk assessment stipulates that you must have a qualified emergency first aider in the workplace, the EFAW course will provide all of the training that is required along with a first aid certificate valid for 3 years. The course meets all necessary guidelines and the qualification is recognised by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).
Meeting the HSE obligations is one thing, but with our training, you will be well equipped to use the knowledge, skills and of course the confidence to deal with a wide range of emergency situations, whether they are minor injuries or indeed life-threatening incidents.
With the 1stAiders emergency first aid at work course, you, your staff, and colleagues will be able to act fast and administer the right treatment decisively in the event of an emergency situation where every second count.
EFAW Course Content
1stAiders emergency first aid course covers the following topics:
- Aims and principles of first aid
- What to do in an emergency
- Basic Life Support (CPR & basic use of an AED defibrillator)
- Management of the unconscious casualty
- Management of a non-breathing casualty
- Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
- Choking and asphyxia
- Assessment and treatment of burns
- Assessment and treatment of miscellaneous medical conditions
- Recording incidents
EFAW Course Certificate
Upon successful completion of the emergency first aid at work course, each student/delegate will receive an HSE approved Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.
First Aid at Work Course (3 day)
This 3-day first aid at work training course content is recommended by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Upon completion, this makes you, your staff or colleagues a fully qualified first aider, along with the skills and confidence to deal with an emergency situation.
It meets the standards required to comply with health and safety (first aid) regulations and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders.
First Aid at Work Course (3 day) Course Content
This 3-day course alongside expert tutoring provides practical exercises to give students/delegates in-depth training including:
- Assessing and treating wounds & bleeds
- Basic life support (CPR & use of an AED Defibrillator)
- Breathing management
- Burns, poisoning and eye injuries
- Common major and minor illnesses
- Fractures, dislocations and head injuries
- Managing asthma attacks and choking
- Managing epilepsy and diabetes
- Managing unconscious casualties
- Prevention of cross-infection
- Principles of first aid
- Record keeping and equipment use
- Secondary survey
FAW Course Certificate
Upon successful completion of the 3-day first aid at work course, each student/delegate will receive an HSE approved Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.