First Aid at Work – Refresher Course (2 days) ***2018 dates***

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. HGTA 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.   16th & 17th July 2018 (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