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Course Duration
A minimum of 18 hours (3 day course)
Certificate Validity
3 years
Course Description
This is a nationally recognised award for First Aid at Work (FAW). It satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) if an organisations risk assessment deems the FAW to be appropriate. This is a more in depth course than the EFAW and provides an organisation with more highly trained personnel, who will be able to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.
Course Contents
  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Resuscitation
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Shock
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Chest injuries
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Burns
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Bandaging
  • Tourniquets and Haemostatics (Optional)

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