An Approved Cpcs Npors Plant and Safety Training Centre

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First Aid at Work


On completion of this course candidates will have the knowledge and skills to provide first aid cover in a workplace environment in accordance with the First Aid at Work Regulations 1981.


3 days (16 hours)

Maximum Number

12 Candidates




  • Roles/Responsibilities of Employers and Employees for FAW
  • Priorities of First Aid
  • Managing an incident
  • Care of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Disorders of the airway
  • Dealing with bleed and shock
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Burns & scalds
  • Injuries to bones ligaments & joints
  • Poisoning
  • Recognition and management of major illnesses and appropriate action
  • Miscellaneous injuries
  • Epi-Pen use
  • Record keeping and accident reporting
  • Infection control
  • Communication and delegation in an emergency
  • Manage the transportation of a casualty

Teaching Methods

  • Training Room based (Powerpoint, handouts, videos,written question paper)
  • Practical (Demonstrations, hands on, assessment of competence)