The Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a recognised qualification in First Aid, meeting the guidelines as per the Health and Safety Executive.
Each workplace has a responsibility to provide First Aid provision. Successful completion of this one-day course provides you with an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification that lasts 3 years.
The aims of this course are to teach you about the following:
■ the role of the first-aider, including reference to:
– the importance of preventing cross infection;
– the need for recording incidents and actions;
■ assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and
effectively in an emergency;
■ administering first aid to a casualty who is unresponsive (including seizure);
■ administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external
■ administering first aid to a casualty who is choking;
■ administering first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
■ administering first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
■ providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and
bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
The accreditation body for this Certificate is the FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapists)