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First Aid at Work (FAW)

Course Overview

This 3-day First Aid at Work course is designed for those who are appointed first aiders in their workplace. This course provides the emergency responder with an enhanced level of medical capability to deal with a casualty in a trauma or a medical emergency.

Aim

The First Aid at Work course aims to equip students with the essential skills, so they can deliver lifesaving immediate medical care to themselves or others.

Entry Criteria

No prior medical qualifications are required to partake in the course

Course Content

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assessing and incident
  • Adult Basic Life Support & AED
  • Recovery position
  • Heart attack
  • Stoke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Duration

Three Days

Location

At Prometheus residential training facility in Hope-under-Dinmore, Herefordshire.  Bespoke courses also available at a requested venue convenient to you. Lunch is included for each day of the course.