Who is it for?
This course is ideal for higher or advanced level hazards (e.g. construction, manufacturing or chemical plants) or where your needs assessment identifies a requirement to provide additional training, covering a broad syllabus including the recognition and treatment of a wider range of conditions.
Length: 3 days
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Course content includes:
In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, on completion of training, successful candidates will be able to:
a) administer first aid to a casualty with:
- injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
- chest injuries
- eye injuries
- sudden poisoning
- anaphylactic shock
b) recognise the presence of major illnesses and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes).
This course now may includes a practical, hands-on automated external defibrillator (AED) awareness session using trainer AEDs.