Emergency 1st Aid

Thursday 21st November 2019 from 13:00pm
Castlefields Community Centre




Is this course for me?

It is for anyone that works in a low risk environment where there are minimal hazards or where your risk assessment identifies the course to be the most appropriate. If there are frequent hazards or a higher degree of risk then please consider the full 3 Day First Aid at Work as this course covers a wider range of medical conditions and incidents.


The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.

The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course to be eligible for evaluation and qualify for an Emergency First aid at Work certificate.

Course Duration

One Day

Course Times

9am – 4pm

On-Site course timings can be arranged to suit your


What will I learn?

The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will teach you to recognise

and treat various illnesses and incidents correctly and efficiently/

The course covers the following topics:

  • Role of a first aider
  • Use of equipment
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Basic hygiene and preventing cross infection
  • The priorities of first aid
  • Assessing and managing incidents
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises and small splinters
  • Minor burns and scalds
  • Choking
  • Seizures

The course will run from 9:30 – 17:00. Refreshments and lunch are provided.

 For more information please contact the Chamber on 0333 358 3480. 


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