This course combines theory with hands-on practical exercises in First Aid. You will gain the knowledge and confidence to deal with incidents requiring medical assistance within the workplace. This course meets the requirements as laid down in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981.
Tyro is approved to deliver First Aid training by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB), approval number 099 | 97 (283).
Who is it for?
This course is designed for any individual wishing to put themselves forward as a designated first aider within their workplace.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an FAIB approved First Aid at Work Certificate, which is valid for three years.
This course is delivered over 3 days.
What will I learn?
- Role of the first aider / legislation / equipment
- Chain of survival
- Incident management
- Unresponsive casualty – primary survey / secondary survey / recovery position / CPR
- Diabetic emergency
- Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
- Wounds and bleeding
- Fractures and dislocations
- Sprains and strains
- Angina and heart attacks
- Head injury
- Eye injury
- AED – basic use of an automated external defibrillator
You will be assessed through ongoing practical assessments with a final end point assessment.