Emergency first aid at work

(1 day course, previously called appointed person)

If your risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only, is sufficient for your workplace, this one-day course will help you meet your regulatory requirements.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

What you will learn?

The content of this course provides basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering the following:

The role of the first aider                Fainting
Managing an emergency                       Health and safety (first aid) regulations
Communication and casualty care   Resuscitation (adult CPR)
Bleeding (minor and severe)   Seizures (adult)
Burns   Shock
Choking (adult)   Unconscious casualty

Course duration

One day.

All successful candidates on this course get their first annual refresher training half price.

Assessment

Written assessment and continuous observation by the trainer.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a St John Ambulance certificate which is valid for three years. 

Northern Ireland

First aid at work and Emergency first aid at work courses delivered in Northern Ireland are assessed using a final assessment of three practical scenarios. More information is provided in your joining instructions.

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See also

A blocked airway
can kill someone in
3 to 4 minutes
last year
200,000
injuries occured in the workplace, from minor injuries to life-threatening conditions.

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