This 3 day training course, delivered by PHECC registered instructors, is aimed at persons appointed to act as First Aid Responders under the First Aid at Work Regulations 2007.
To enable the delegates to become competent and confident First Aiders, and have a full understanding of the principles of first aid in a wide range of disciplines as laid down by the prehospital emergency care council and current Health & Safety standards.
To provide the First Aid Responder with the necessary skills and knowledge to administer and coordinate effective first aid, to deal with emergencies, to assess and treat injuries and to maintain care and comfort of the adult, child or infant casualty until medical treatment can be provided in compliance with current legislation.
Patient Assessment, Incident Procedure, Cardiac First Response.
Common Medical Emergencies, Injury Management, Care of the unconscious patient.
Skills Practice & Assessment.
Burns & Electrical Injury, Hypothermia & Hyperthermia,
Information Management, Communications
Wellbeing of the First Aid Responder
Test & Assessment of outstanding skills
Who Should Attend?
Persons selected or appointed as First Aid Responders with no previous experience or expired certification.
Assessment & Certification
A Theory Assessment together with Skills Assessments in accordance with PHECC standards will be carried out by participants.
On successful completion of the course a PHECC FAR Certificate will be issued. Recertification is required every 2 years.
Day 1 & 2: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Day 3: 9.30am – 12.30pm.