These Highfields accredited first aid courses are designed to give you the skills, knowledge and competence required to administer emergency first aid in the workplace. This includes being able to assess, diagnose and treat casualties before the arrival of medical staff in the event of an emergency.
Courses are delivered by our experienced tutors, who are practical and hands-on in their approach. Training will take pace in LSBU Active's Academy of Sport, which has recently undergone £1 million of investment.
Highfields is one of the UK's leading awarding bodies in compliance qualifications, so these courses are ideal if you work in a fitness or health related industry.
First Aid training should be risk-specific so please contact us if you would like to discuss a training package based on your specific requirements.
Course content includes:
In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, on completion of training, you will be able to:
a) administer first aid to a casualty with:
injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
b) recognise the presence of major illnesses and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes).
First aid at work certificate; valid for three years. For best practice we support the HSE recommendation to complete an annual update of your first aid skills.
Our courses are renowned for providing a quality learning experience offering hands-on practical training skills that leave first aiders feeling confident to use their skills in a real life situation. It is therefore important that participants are physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the HSE syllabus.
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Missing English and Maths qualifications?
If you do not have the required English and Maths qualifications needed to satisfy the entry requirements for this programme, we have courses available at our partner College that you can take to upskill in these areas. Find out more at South Bank College.
If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.
All participants will be given details about the course prior to attending, including; the time, location and course structure of the day.
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