Emergency First Aid at Work

This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who might need to provide first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work. This course is designed to give delegates the skills and confidence to respond to a range of accidents and first aid emergencies they could encounter in the workplace. Delegates will develop the skills and confidence to help someone who is:

  • unresponsive and not breathing, including how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • unresponsive and breathing
  • having a seizure
  • choking
  • bleeding heavily
  • suffering from shock
  • suffering from burns
  • suffering from shock

The course also includes information on:

  • assessing a casualty
  • monitoring a casualty
  • where to get help
  • electrical incidents
  • accident recording and reporting
  • the control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

The course runs from 10am until 5pm, with a lunch break between the morning and afternoon sessions. Full joining instructions will be issued on completion of payment.

All our training courses are facilitated at our state-of-the-art training centre in the beautiful village of Colinton in Edinburgh. This course offers a practical, hands-on approach that delivers the skills and confidence to use first aid skills in a real-life situation. Our instructors are mostly UK Armed Forces veterans with many years teaching and life experience. For added reassurance, each delegate is assessed throughout the course using a range of practical demonstrations, Q&A sessions, quizzes and engaging activities designed to coach and support you through the course. On successful completion of this course, you will receive a SALT Services first aid at work certificate which is valid for three years. For an additional £10 your certificate will be issued and accredited by the industry leader, Highfield. This course meets the requirements specified by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Delegates must attend all sessions to be eligible for the assessment, which is done by continuous observation and questioning during the course. 

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