First Aid at Work – Refresher Course (2 days) **2019**

Who is this course aimed at?

The course is aimed at delegates that have already gained a valid first aid at work certificate, that is about to expire. A copy of your current certificate will need to be provided. HWGTA held Health & Safety Executive approval until the HSE stopped regulating first aid in October 2013. As recommended by the HSE, HGTA are now a fully approved centre with TQUK – an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation.

Do you need previous experience or qualifications to attend this course?

Previous experience within First Aid in the form of a current First Aid at Work certificate, that is still within its renewal time. We will require a copy of your current first aid at work certificate before you attend the course.

Course Content

The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 places on employers a responsibility for ensuring that their employees are fully protected in case of illness or injury by an adequate number of First Aiders.   25th and 26th February in Hereford (2 day refresher)

Objectives

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to understand the role of the first aider including reference to:

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of shock
  • Recognition of illness
  • Treatment of injury/ burns/ scalds
  • First Aid boxes, contents and use
  • Transport of sick and injured patients
  • Poisons and substances capable of poisoning
  • Simple record keeping
  • Dressing/ immobilisation of injured parts
  • Communication/delegation in an emergency

Assessment

Written and practical throughout the 2 days

Car Parking

Available on site

Refreshments

Buffet lunch and Teas / coffees provided.

Contact

To make a booking please complete the booking form and return to Emma Codd at emma@hgta.org