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Level 2 Award

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

This course is designed to meet the needs of staff intending to act as a First Aider at work, equipping individuals with the skills necessary to give effective life support, identify and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of the casualty.


Course overview

  • The role of the first aider
  • Contents of first aid kits (avoiding cross infection)
  • Recording of incidents and accidents
  • Assessing the situation in an emergency
  • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid including heart attack and use of aspirin, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes

This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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