Open First Aid Courses.

Open first aid courses are exactly the same format first aid courses that we deliver to companies on their business sites, open first aid courses are ideal for small businesses and also for members of the public too.

All of our first aid courses are Ofqual approved and meet all requirements and guidelines set out by HSE, UK Resuscitation Council, EYFS, and D of E. We are also an approved centre with Qualifications Network they are one of the larger awarding organisations for Health & Safety and First Aid qualifications in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

open first aid courses

Emergency First Aid at Work Course.

The Emergency First Aid at Work course provides you with the knowledge & skills required to be a first aider at work, as outlined in the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, in a low-risk environment. This qualification will indicate that you can be relied upon by employers to undertake the role of emergency first aider in the workplace.

Following successful completion of the course and assessments including multi-choice question paper, you will receive the following Ofqual regulated course certificate which is valid for 3 years:

QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF).

Emergency First Aid at Work course syllabus includes:

Understand the role and responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • is choking
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • has splinters,
  • has cuts, grazes, and bruising
  • has minor burns or scalds
  • is having a seizure

Course Prerequisites:

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.

Next Open Course in Rugby:

Early Bird places available for 6th August 2018