To provide candidates with a appreciation of the fundamentals of first aid.
- The Role of the First Aider
- Dealing with the unconscious
- Wounds and bleeding
- Dealing with minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
A minimum of 6 hours instruction over one day or in two half day sessions.
The course includes lectures enhanced by audio/visual material and
practical teaching aids. Delegates are encouraged to actively
participate in discussion sessions and group activities.
Instructors will use continuous assessment throughout the course to
evaluate candidates. Candidates are also required to complete a short
multiple choice exam paper. Successful candidates will receive a
certificate from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health .
Anyone who may be left in charge of low risk premises and therefore maybe required to administer First Aid.