HSE First Aid at Work

AED Training as part of the HSE First Aid at Work Course
AED Training as part of the HSE First Aid at Work Course

HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE OVERVIEW:

This course was written by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for the work place. It is the standard qualification for First Aiders at Work and is nationally recognised. It is also the minimum qualification for anyone wanting to become either an HSE or RYA endorsed First Aid Instructor.

HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE DURATION:

3 Days – 0930 to 1630 hrs or 6 evenings 1800 to 2130

We can also run the course on demand for groups or we can come to your workplace, if more convenient for you.

HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE PRE REQUISITES:

None

HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE CONTENT:

Written by the HSE, the syllabus includes

  • The role of the first-aider
  • The importance of preventing cross-infection
  • the need for recording incidents and actions
  • use of available equipment
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • CPR
  • Use of an AED
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is
    • unconscious (including seizure);
    • choking
    • wounded and bleeding
    • suffering from shock
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
  • administer first aid to a casualty with:
    • injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including
    • suspected spinal injuries
    • chest injuries;
    • burns and scalds
    • eye injuries
    • sudden poisoning
    • anaphylactic shock
  • recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including
    • heart attack
    • stroke
    • epilepsy
    • asthma
    • diabetes

Although not part of the standard HSE syllabus, we also cover

  • drowning
  • hypothermia
  • heat stroke
  • heat exhaustion

We can easily tailor this course to your requirements and are often asked to include treatment for children.

The course is assessed on the last day (practical, and oral/written) and the certificate lasts for three years.

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First Aid at Work CPR Training

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN OUR HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE:

HSE First Aid at Work Courses at your premises

  • Three days of training and assessment
  • Use of all necessary resources
  • A First Aid Manual per student
  • A HSE First Aid at Work certificate per student

HSE First Aid at Work Courses at our Centre

  • Three day First Aid Course
  • Assessment on the third day
  • Use of all necessary resources
  • First Aid Manual
  • HSE First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Free (on street) parking

BOOKING YOUR HSE FIRST AID AT WORK COURSE:

The dates below are for courses running at our training centre in Southampton. However, we can set up a course specifically for your group at either our premises or yours if required.

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