First Aid at Work Refresher Course

First Aid At Work Refresher Course

The First Aid At Work Refresher Course takes just half a day to complete and is a fast, fun and interactive course. The Refresher Course ensures that your knowledge is up to date and tests your awareness and skill level with a number First Aid scenario and situational training.

If you would like to book your place or if you have a question for us please call 0191 7166601, email admin@firstaidsafeytraining.com or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will get back to you shortly.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Refresher Course (RQF).

HSE guidelines state that employers should ensure their First Aider’s remain competent to perform their role. As such, it is strongly recommended that First Aider’s undertake annual First Aid At Work Refresher Course and Training to practice their skills and update their knowledge on the latest First Aid, CPR and AED procedures.

Intended Audience.

The Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Refresher Course qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified First Aider’s to update their first aid skills yearly, until re-qualification training is required.

Course Overview.

Over a half day period, learners will leave with a renewed confidence having had the opportunity to practice essential First Aid procedures, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, recovery position, CPR, choking and more.

Assessment Methods.

There will be a number of assessments on the First Aid At Work Refresher Course, don’t worry though, your instructor will make sure you are 100% ready to take and pass them successfully.

3 x Practical assessments.

First Aid At Work Refresher Course Qualification Overview.

The First Aid At Work qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

• Resuscitation Council (UK).
• Assessment Principles for Regulated First Aid Qualifications.

This qualification is:

• For people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to be workplace first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

• Based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standard for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAAW) courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of First Aider

Objective of the First Aid At Work Refresher Course

The objective of the qualification is to benefit learners by enabling them to refresh the knowledge and practical
competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. It is designed to help maintain skills and keep
up to date with any changes to first aid procedures.

Purpose.

The purpose of this qualification is to refresh the first aid skills and knowledge of qualified First Aider’s and Emergency First Aider’s in the workplace.

Intended Audience.

This qualification is predominantly for qualified First Aider’s who have a specific interest or a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to be able to provide First Aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.

Structure of the First Aid At Work Refresher Course.

This qualification contains 1 mandatory unit with a Total Qualification Time (TQT) of 4 hours. 

Learners must complete all assessments successfully within the registration period to achieve the qualification. The maximum period to achieve this qualification including any referrals is 3 weeks.
TQT is the total number of hours required for a Learner to achieve this qualification. It has 2 elements:

• Guided Learning Hours (GLH) is the time a Learner is being taught and assessed under the immediate guidance of a Trainer/Assessor, which for this qualification is 3 GLH, and

• The number of hours a Learner will reasonably be likely to spend in preparation and study as directed by but not under the immediate guidance or supervision of a Trainer, e.g. pre-course reading, which for this
qualification is 1 hour.

First Aid Courses

Over a 3 day period, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.

More About The First Aid At Work Course.

During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of Emergency First Aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, shock, wounds and bleeding and minor injuries.

More About Emergency First Aid At Work Course.

The First Aid At Work Refresher Course takes just half a day to complete and is a fast, fun and interactive course. The Refresher Course ensures that your knowledge is up to date and tests your awareness and skill level with a number First Aid scenario and situational training.

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Over a 2 day period, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of Paediatric First Aid situations, including: assessing an emergency situation, dealing with an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, meningitis, head and spinal injuries, anaphylaxis, asthma and more.

More About Paediatric First Aid Course.

During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of Paediatric First Aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, seizures, external bleeding and more.

More About Emergency Paediatric First Aid. 

The Paediatric First Aid Refresher Course takes 3 hours to complete and is a very interactive and scenario based short course.

More About Paediatric First Aid Refresher.

The Combined First Aid at Work and Paediatric First Aid Course takes 3 days to complete and is a fun and interactive course where you will be able to qualify for First Aid At Work and Paediatric First Aid in a specially designed single course.

More About The Combined First Aid At Work and Paediatric First Aid Course.

Contact First Aid and Safety Training

If you would like to book your place or if you have a question for us please contact us:

Call: 0191 7166601

Email: admin@firstaidsafeytraining.com

Message: online enquiry form

A member of the team will get back to you shortly.

What You Will Learn On The First Aid At Work Course

The First Aid At Work Refresher Course tests the knowledge that you will have built during your First Aid At Work Course or your Emergency First Aid At Work Course. It is a mainly practical course and will test your First Aid knowledge when it comes to dealing with an Emergency situation.  

Within the First Aid At Work Refresher Course you will have hands on time dealing with scenarios and incidents and will cover the following:

  • Assess an incident.
  • Conduct a scene survey.
  • Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.
  • Summon appropriate assistance when necessary.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty.
  • Identify when to administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
  • Demonstrate CPR using a manikin.
  • Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position.
  • Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position.
  • Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure.
  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking.
  • Identify when choking is Mild or Severe.
  • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.

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The First Aid At Work Refresher Course is here to test your knowledge and skill and is very practical in nature, after covering any updates to First Aid practices, CPR or AED we will move straight onto First Aid Scenario training to make sure you have the skill and competency to be a First Aider.

During the Refresher training we will refresh your knowledge to help with any skill fade that may have occurred since your last period of First Aid training.

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