First Aid Courses Information

First Aid Courses

First Aid Courses

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Overview

IDH Training offers Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day) and First Aid at Work (3 Day) courses. We can also offer bespoke first aid courses such as Paediatric First Aid or courses which focus on specific hazards within your work place (e.g. crushing by machinery, burns). We also offer a Driver First Aid course that can be used towards the Driver CPC qualification.

Alongside meeting these obligations, you will also be equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to handle a wide range of emergency situations – from minor injuries to life-threatening conditions. With the emergency first aid at work course from IDH Training you will be able to administer the right treatment swiftly and decisively during a crucial emergency moment where every second counts.

Who can benefit from our First Aid courses

It is also suitable for organisations whose risk assessment identifies the need for somebody trained in emergency first aid.

Aims of the courses

To give learners the first aid skills to deal with an emergency and provide urgent care until emergency services or someone more qualified is in attendance

Course Content

Depending on the level of the course and any specific requirements our courses will offer some/all the following:

  • Dealing with an emergency:
    • Assessing a casualty
    • Monitoring a casualty
    • Where to get help
    • Electrical incidents
    • Accident recording and reporting
    • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

Providing urgent care in an emergency

Basic Life Support and Defibrillator

Basic Life Support + Defibrillator (3 Hours)

Overview

This face-to-face training (refresher) course covers both the practical and theory-based elements of Basic Life Support. You will learn how to perform chest compression and rescue breathing (CPR), how to operate an automated external defibrillator safely and how to place an unconscious breathing victim in the recovery position. Awareness training in automated external defibrillators is also supplied.

Who can benefit from our Basic Life Support + Defibrillator course

All employees and management.

Aims of this course

At the end of this course participants should be able to demonstrate, first aid skills to help someone who:

  • Is unresponsive and breathing
  • Is unresponsive and not breathing
  • Is choking
  • Is feeling faint
  • Has been poisoned
  • Has a head injury
  • Has hypothermia or heat exhaustion
  • Is having a medical emergency:
  • Seizure
  • Heart attack
  • Angina attack
  • Stroke
  • Asthma attack
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Diabetic emergency
  • Has an injury to a bone muscle or joint (including spinal injuries)

Specific Course Structure & Content

  • The role of the rescuer
  • Situational and environment assessment
  • How to act in an emergency
  • Cardio-pulmonary-resuscitation (CPR)
  • Dealing with an unconscious casualty
  • The conscious casualty
  • The recovery position
  • Dealing with a choking casualty

Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)

Overview

This AoFAQ accredited one day Emergency First Aid Qualification for the Workplace provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments or workplaces with a low number of employees.

Who will benefit from the Emergency First Aid at Work course?

This course is ideal for anyone wishing to become an emergency first aider. This provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments for the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 purposes.

Specific Course Content

Learners attending this course will be able to:Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

Level 3 First Aid at Work

Level 3 First Aid at Work (3 Day)

Overview

This AoFAQ accredited qualification provides learners with the skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in higher-risk workplace environments or workplaces with a larger number of employees. The qualification is for the purposes of the  Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. However, is is also highly relevant for a wide range of first aid situations.

The course combines two Units 

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid at Work Unit

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

Specific Course Content

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Be able to assess an incident
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
  • Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor in jury
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with a eye injury
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (2 Day)

Overview

The AoFAQ Paediatrics First Aid regulated qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.  It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

Who will benefit from the Level 3 award in Paediatric First Aid course?

It is suitable for school staff, childcare providers, childminders in schools, nursery schools, pre-schools and staff involved in childminding.

This course is also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Specific Course Content 

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant/child who is unresponsive and breathing normally.
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant / child who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who is choking
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding
  • Be able to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is suffering from shock
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with bites, stings and minor injuries
  • Be able to administer first aid to an infant/child with a suspected fracture
  • Be able to administer first aid to an infant and a child with head, neck or back injury
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose.
  • Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant/child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness.
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold.
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has sustained an electric shock.
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child with burns or scalds.
  • Understand how to administer first aid to an infant/child who has been poisoned.
  • 17.Understand how to provide first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis
 

Recognition and Management of Anaphylaxis

Recognition and Management of Anaphylaxis (3.5 hours)

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