First Aid certificates last for 3 years. The two day first aid at work requalification course allows first aid at work qualified staff to re-validate their First Aid at Work certificate for a further 3 years.  Attendees must have a valid (not out of date by more than 28 days) first aid at work certificate.

Course Content

  • Safe best practice - minimise the risk of infection
  • Record keeping – recording accidents, RIDDOR, First Aid kits, disposing safely of clinical waste
  • Awareness of current regulations
  • Vital Signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
  • Incident Management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents and assessing casualties
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Breathing Problems - choking
  • Circulation Problems – controlling external bleeding and treatment for shock
  • Fractures
  • Burns and scalds
  • Common illnesses