Emergency First Aid at Work

Ref: C2225242

On this course you will be able to: Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider; Be able to assess an incident; Be able to provide First Aid to an unresponsive casualty who is breathing/not breathing; Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking; Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with external bleeding, shock, suspected spinal injury, burns/scalds, seizure/epilepsy.

Additional information about this course

No Skills or experience needed. Emmaus and Chapman Centre staff and volunteers only.

Course aim

To introduce people to Emergency First Aid

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities a First Aider.
  • Be able to assess an emergency situation and act safely and effectively.
  • Be able to provide First Aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
  • Be able to provide First Aid for a casualty who is unresponsive and not breathing normally.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/

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Emergency First Aid at Work

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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