First Aid at Work Requalification – Blended Online
This course combines online learning with face to face training and is for those with a valid First Aid at Work qualification that wish to requalify for a further three years. It is recommended that you complete this course before your current certificate expires or within one month of the original certificate’s expiry date.
To be fully qualified you must successfully complete 16 interactive modules before attending face-to-face training at a St Andrew’s First Aid training venue.
The course syllabus is as specified by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and is fully compliant with the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
On completing your course, you will understand the first aider’s role, including:
- Knowledge of Health and Safety Regulations.
- Preventing cross infection.
- Recording incidents and actions.
- Using available equipment.
You will be able to assess situations and circumstances in order to provide First Aid safely, promptly and effectively in a range of emergencies, such as:
- An unconscious adult casualty (including seizure).
- Administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to an adult, including using an AED.
- An adult casualty who is choking.
- An adult casualty who is wounded and bleeding.
- An adult casualty who is suffering from shock.
- Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
- Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries, chest injuries, burns and scalds, eye injuries, sudden poisoning, anaphylactic shock.
- You will be able to recognise and administer first aid for major illnesses, including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.
Part 1: Online. This part of the course is self-directed and is expected to take a day and requires you to complete 16 interactive modules. You can complete the modules at your own pace in your own environment providing you the flexibility you need. The online training must be completed during the 6 week period prior to attending your classroom training.
Part 2: Attending at a St Andrew’s First Aid training venue. Throughout the day you will take part in small group activities, practicing essential lifesaving skills and have the chance to ask your trainer any questions. Evidence of knowledge and practical skills competence will be recorded in a student workbook for certification.
Certificate duration: 3 years