This course is a comprehensive guide for individuals looking to become proficient first-aiders. It is structured to empower participants by helping them understand their roles and responsibilities in emergency situations. The training not only equips them with the knowledge to respond effectively but also instils the confidence required to act decisively.
One fundamental aspect covered in this course is the ability to assess an incident. First aiders are taught to evaluate the situation quickly and determine the severity of injuries or illnesses. This initial assessment is crucial as it guides their subsequent actions, ensuring that the right priorities are addressed promptly.
The course goes on to provide a wide range of techniques for handling various scenarios. Participants will learn how to deal with minor injuries, offering immediate relief and preventing them from escalating. They will also be trained on addressing choking incidents, which can be life-threatening. The skills necessary for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are an essential component, as prompt CPR can significantly increase the chances of survival in cardiac arrest cases.
External bleeding and shock are other topics covered in the course. First aiders will understand how to stop bleeding effectively, using techniques like direct pressure and the application of dressings. Additionally, they will learn how to recognize the signs of shock and administer appropriate care to stabilize the affected individual.
By the end of this course, participants will be well-prepared to respond to a wide array of emergency situations with confidence and competence. They will have the knowledge and skills to make a meaningful difference and potentially save lives. This training is not only valuable for individuals but also contributes to building a safer and more resilient community by creating a pool of skilled first aiders ready to act when the need arises.
This qualification has been developed for those already working, or preparing to work, in the industry and who have been identified in the company’s first aid risk assessment as being required to provide first aid in the workplace.
Delegate Requirements – Delegates should be physically fit, in good health and should, generally, not have problems with eyesight or hearing, heart disease, high blood pressure, epilepsy, impaired limb function, alcohol or drug dependence or psychiatric illness. It is, however, desirable (but not mandatory) that applicants should be literate and have had driving experience as an indication of dexterity
Novice – This course is designed for the complete Novice delegate.
Experienced – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 3 months.
Refresher – Delegates must have already attended a course and have valid proof in the form of certification.
Experienced Worker Test (EWA) – Delegates must have used the equipment in a range of operations for a minimum of 2 years.
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