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This First Aid at Work online course is a great way to train and certify that staff know how to respond appropriately to a wide range of medical emergencies. Particularly in the crucial moments before emergency services arrive.
So in the unlikely event has a medical emergency does occur staff will have the knowledge confidence to respond appropriately.
For businesses, providing an appropriate first aid response is a legal requirement.
Therefore having appropriately trained staff is a requirement.
Duration: 60 minutes
What you will learn;
- When emergency services are required
- What is effective care (prior to emergency services arriving)
- Conduct a primary survey
- Conduct a secondary survey
- Recovery position
- Emergencies covered: choking, wounds, bleeding and shock, burns, scolds, poisons, fractures, sprains and electrical injuries
- Caring for unconscious patients
Section 1 | First Aid at Work
Provision of First Aid in the workplace; Personal safety; Safety of the patient; Primary Survey; Secondary Survey; Respiratory emergencies; Cardiac emergencies; External bleeding
Section 2 | Reacting to Medical Emergencies
Fractures, sprains and strains; Burns, scalds, poisons and electrical injuries; Diabetes and epilepsy; Unconsciousness; How to react to medical emergencies
NOTE: This First Aid course is particularly suited to low-risk workplaces that do not require a qualified first-aider but must appoint somebody to be in charge of the first aid arrangements. It is also best practice for employers to provide general first aid training to all employees, which this RoSPA-accredited course effectively achieves.
Through out the course there are short 'Knowledge Checks'.
At the end of the course is a 20 question assessment.
To successfully complete the course candidates are required to achieve 80% in the final assessment. The assessment may be retaken as often as required.
On successful completion candidates will be automatically emailed their completion certificate.
The completion certificate contains the candidate name, course title, date and a validation code which can be authenticated via echo3education.
Some courses also offer a digital badge so your success can be shared online through websites like Linkedin. Sharing the digital badge requires free third party software. echo3education are happy to explain the process.
Who is this course for?
Managers and employees who are responsible for first aid arrangements in the workplace. This course is appropriate for candidates learning new first aid skills or refreshing their existing first aid skills. No previous qualifications are needed.
General first aid training for all employees has clear benefits and could prove life-saving
There are no requirements before undertaking First Aid training.
First Aid training is important knowledge regardless of the career path you choose.
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Hello, is this course suitable for the field of construction? thanks
Hi, yes it would be useful for a first aider on a construction site and covers many likely issues but its not created specifically for construction. We offer Working at Height which covers suspension trauma. Both may be appropriate. Regards, echo3 teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this for Personal Trainers?
The course would benefit personal trainers but is not made specifically for personal trainers. The course covers what to do in a wide variety of common workplace injuries.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How long is this qualification valid for? thanks
Hi Saida, Businesses must provide 'appropriate' first aid equipment and training. I would suggest that 60min refresh via an online course like this is appropriate every year and not too much of a burden, time wise or financially. Certainly no more that every 3 years for a first aider. It all depends on your organisation there are no absolutes I can provide I'm afraid. Its is fair to say best practice in many organisations is a yearly knowledge refresh. Regards, echo3This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this relevant for restaurants?
Hi yes, but its not specific for restaurants. You may also wish to consider the food allergen course.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Sara curtis asked:
currently in rcpt bn,how much would I have to pay for course,inc vat,and cert?
Course and an emailed Certificate are included in the stated Reed price. Hope this helps. Regards, echo3 teamThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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