First Aid 2 day Re-qualification

Candidates with a current First Aid at work certificate are required to attend a 2 day First Aid Requalification before a 3 year period in order to keep the qualification valid. The course includes:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Recording and reporting of accidents and incidents including RIDDOR
  • Discussion of specific work related injuries
  • Contents of a First Aid kit (including preventing cross infection)
  • Assessing the situation and acting safely, effectively and promptly in an emergency
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty who is/requires:
  • Unconscious (including seizure)
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Wounded and bleeding
  • Suffering from shock
  • Appropriate First Aid for minor injuries including minor cuts, grazes, bruises, small splinters, minor burns and scalds
  • Administer First Aid to a casualty with:
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints including suspected spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Sudden poisoning
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Heart Attack including Angina
  • Diabetes

It is strongly recommended learners update their skills by attending a 3 hour annual refresher course.

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