Emergency First Aid in the Workplace - HSE Accredited


This course is designed to equip candidates with the minimum knowledge and skills required to save lives in a medical emergency. This course includes both theory and practical sessions. This course meets the Care Standards requirements for staff training, and is the minimum First Aid requirement within the work place.

Aims & Objectives:

This course will enable delegates to recognise and treat a casualty suffering from any of the following conditions and to be able to:

  • Describe the Role of the First Aider
  • Deal with Incident and Casualty Management
  • Recognise and undertake a Primary Assessment, including CPR
  • Recognise Seizures and Choking
  • Construct a Secondary Assessment
  • Recognise and treat Airway and Breathing difficulties
  • Examine and treat Wounds and Bleeding
  • Examine and treat Bone, Joint and Muscle injuries
  • Examine and treat Burns and Scalds
  • Recognise and Management of a Heart Attack
  • Describe the process related to recording and reporting all incidents

By the end of the course delegates will be able to manage and treat any basic First Aid injuries and will also be fully aware of their roles and responsibilities as a First Aider.

This course will be delivered in a classroom environment with a combination of theory sessions and practical demonstrations. This will include the following:-

  • Initial Assessment
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Individual or Group Exercises
  • Discussion
  • Visual Aids e.g. short DVD/video, models, samples, etc
  • Open Workshop
  • Feedback Activity
  • Final Assessment

Benefits perceived by participants:

By the end of this course candidates will hold the Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate and will be qualified to assist with any First Aid injury within the work place. To enable the delegate to fully manage a work place First Aid incident, we recommend that they attend the 3 day First Aid at Work course.

Intended For:

This course will suit anyone in a work-place environment.

No prior qualification or experience required to attend this course.