First Aid at Work Training – FA02
Our 3 day first aid at work training is aimed at those organisations where a first aid needs assessment indicates a higher risk environment.
This course is now also available with 2 days classroom and 1 day online training and is being live streamed using ‘Zoom‘. It’s the same great training achieving high levels of interaction and is still being delivered by a knowledgeable and experienced trainer. Where required all course materials are provided in advance of training, all you need is access to the internet and a suitable device (computer, laptop, I-pad or similar) to join in.
“I just wanted to say a big ‘Thank you’ for my training. I had an incident last night with my son, he was struggling to breathe due to aggressively being sick. If it wasn’t for the skills Matt taught me, I wouldn’t have known what to do! He was rushed to the children’s hospital by ambulance, and is OK now and in safe hands, but it just made me think I only went on the course a few weeks before so I’m glad it helped me. I had him in the perfect position where he wasn’t choking on his own sick and I would have never known that if you hadn’t taught me so a very big Thank you!!”
Why do our customers choose us?
Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainers all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by professional qualifications.
They have gained their hands-on first aid experience from a variety of different backgrounds over many years including nursing, armed forces, emergency services, hospitality, Voluntary Aid Societies, as well as other industry sectors before becoming qualified instructors.
Teaching 18,000 delegates a year, Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams. We are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.
How do we approach first aid at work training?
Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:
- Understanding the role of a first aider
- Contents of a first aid kit
- Record keeping
- The unconscious casualty
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the safe use of a defibrillator
- Management of a choking casualty
- External bleeding and shock
- Catastrophic bleeding and the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
- Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and splinters
- Major illnesses including asthma, anaphylaxis, stroke, angina and heart attacks
- Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
- Head injuries
- Eye injuries
- Burns and scalds
Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required. Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
This course is of 18 hours (three days) duration. This can be delivered as either 3 days classroom based training or 2 days classroom and 1 day live streaming training. Please advise of your learning preference when booking.
NEW - Both classroom and online courses are now available
For information on our classroom based training
What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?
We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed course certificate indicating compliance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Post course, our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have. You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.
Our First Aid at Work course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.
We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.
Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation. These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.
We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.
Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.
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Open Course Diary
Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.