Course Details

This training will equip the First Aider with a wide range of skills and knowledge so that he/she can competently look after an injured or ill person until the arrival of a more qualified person including the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR] technique and the use of an Automatic External Defibrillator [AED].

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, each student must demonstrate that they are able to:

  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work.
  • Use available first aid equipment, including the contents of a first aid box and AED
  • Apply the cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure on an unconscious person
  • Understand the duties of the first aider, employers and the legal framework
  • Maintain simple factual records on what they have done with regard to any treatment or management of an emergency
  • Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures
  • Use an AED effectively with minimum interruptions

Participants must also be able to:

Deal with a casualty who:

  • Requires cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an AED
  • Is unconscious (including seizures)
  • Is bleeding or wounded
  • Is suffering from shock
  • Is suffering from an injury to bones, muscles or joints
  • Has been burned or scalded
  • Has an eye injury
  • Has been overcome by gas or fumes
  • May have been poisoned or exposed to a harmful substance

Candidates are assessed both theoretically and practically in the course of the training against the requisite course objectives.

Target Audience

Office Personnels, Medics, Engineers, Inspectors, deck crew.

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