First Aid at Work Courses

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Northants First Aid at Work Courses

1st Aiders are, as the name implies are first aiders and first aid trainers. We provide first aid at work courses in and around Northamptonshire.

We come to you

It isn’t unusual for people to not wish to attend a first aid at work course in a classroom environment.

We come to you and deliver the first aid course in your premises in Northants.

1stAiders offer a wide range of first aid courses to suit everyone, even for one individual or up to 12 people, and as well as maintaining the format as per the Health and Safety (FirstAid) Regulations 1981, we also deliver bespoke first aid courses in and around Northamptonshire to suit your business and your own working environment.

Even though ‘bespoke’ might sound expensive it can be much cheaper and more cost effective that learning subjects that do not relate to your business or workplace, and we can add the essential subjects and topics that are essential.

Appointed Persons in the workplace

Appointed Persons in the workplace Northamptonshire

The ideal qualification for self-employed, small businesses and organisations or indeed for an individual required to act as additional cover for medium to large organisations where HSE guidelines or the organisation’s risk assessment deem that a first aider is not required.

Essentially for low risk environments of less than 25 employees or high-risk environments of less than 5 employees.

The Appointed Persons in the Workplace provides delegates/students with the basic understanding of first aid requirements and basic treatments and meets HSE guidelines of 2013 as well as requirements of First Aid at Work Regulations 1981.

The 1stAiders Appointed Person first aid course is perfectly suited to be adapted as a bespoke first aid in the workplace course to suit a a defined audience, as in a particular business or industry.

The course is run for 3 hours and includes both theory and practical sessions within an informal atmosphere, designed to promote confidence when dealing with a medical emergency.

Appointed Person Course Contents

  • Basic Life Support
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Examining a Casualty
  • First Aid Kits
  • First Aid Priorities
  • Managing Incidents
  • Recording & Reporting
  • Regulations
  • Unconsciousness


Appointed Persons Assessment & Certification

Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the student, there is no exam. Only students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard are issued with a certificate that is valid for three years.

Northamptonshire first aid courses

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)

The EFAW course is ideal for those where a risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only is sufficient in their workplace, It is a one-day course designed to help you meet the regulatory requirements.

Where your first aid requirements or risk assessment stipulates that you must have a qualified emergency first aider in the workplace, the EFAW course will provide all of the training that is required along with a first aid certificate valid for 3 years.

The course meets all necessary guidelines and the qualification is recognised by the HSE (Health and Safety Executive).

Meeting the HSE obligations is one thing, but with our training, you will be well equipped to use the knowledge, skills and of course the confidence to deal with a wide range of emergency situations, whether they are minor injuries or indeed life-threatening incidents.

With the 1stAiders emergency first aid at work course, you, your staff, and colleagues will be able to act fast and administer the right treatment decisively in the event of an emergency situation where every second count.

EFAW Course Content

  • Aims and principles of first aid
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Basic Life Support (CPR & basic use of an AED)
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
  • Choking
  • Assessment and treatment of burns
  • Assessment and treatment of miscellaneous medical conditions
  • Record keeping

EFAW Course Certificate

Upon successful completion of the multiple-choice question paper and practical exercises, each learner will receive an  Emergency First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Northampton First Aid at Work Course (3 day)

First Aid at Work Course (3 day)

This 3-day first aid at work training course content is recommended by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Upon completion, this makes you, your staff or colleagues a fully qualified first aider, along with the skills and confidence to deal with an emergency situation.

It meets the standards required to comply with health and safety (first aid) regulations and complies with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations and the approved code of practice L74 guidelines for the qualification of workplace first aiders.

First Aid at Work Course (3 day) Course Content

This 3-day course alongside expert tutoring provides practical exercises to give students/delegates in-depth training including:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Assessing and treating wounds & bleeds
  • Basic life support (CPR & use of an AED Defibrillator)
  • Breathing management
  • Burns, poisoning, and eye injuries
  • Common major and minor illnesses
  • Fractures, dislocations and head injuries
  • Managing asthma attacks and choking
  • Managing epilepsy and diabetes
  • Managing unconscious casualties
  • Poisoning
  • Prevention of cross-infection
  • Principles of first aid
  • Record keeping and equipment use
  • Secondary survey
  • Shock

    FAW Course Certificate

    Upon successful completion of the multiple-choice question paper and practical exercises, each learner will receive an HSE approved and nationally recognised FAW First Aid at Work certificate which is valid for 3 years.

    Tel: 033 333 92223

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1stAiders provide low cost first aid courses for tree surgeons

The framework of our tree surgeons first aid course comprises EFAW (Emergency First Aid at Work) compliance with Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 blended with the important topics that are specif to tree surgeons such as :

Catastrophic Bleed Management
Stopping the bleed
Use of a tourniquet
Special bleed control pressure bandages.

This course is trult ‘hands-on’, no boring powerpoint presentations and chalk n talk! – we get stuck in and you really do learn first aid for tree surgeons in a real world but in an enjoyable manner,

Tel 033 333 92223