First aid Awareness
First Aid Awareness (FAA) ½ day
The course is designed to equip learners with the skills, knowledge and confidence to help a person in a life threatening situation. This course is used by work places that have a risk that needs for a first aid awareness qualified person.
The topics covered include:
- Aims of first aid
- Primary and Secondary survey
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator
- Dealing with an unconscious casualty
- Shock, wounds & bleeding,
- Burns & scalds
- First aid kits, accident reporting, dealing with waste, infection control
With years of experience dealing with real life emergencies, our expert trainers draw on their own personal first aid experiences to make learning fun and memorable. This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital lifesaving skills needed to deal with the wide range of emergency situations.
Assessment and Certification
The course consists of 4 hours contact time. Successful candidates will receive a First Aid Awareness (FAA) certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a ½ day first aid awareness course
All learners must be at least 17 years old and possess reasonable numeracy and literacy skills. Have an interest in first aid and willing to learn some lifesaving skills.
Learners are to attend a course every 3 years to keep their skills refreshed and up date. It is advised in line with the resuscitation council that all learners refresh their skills in Basic life support and Automated external defibrillator.
Staff willing to learn new skills to work with at work or for the private event setting and high risk areas, staff an also progress to Emergency first aid at work or 3day first aid at work. Please see website for more details.