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Delivered through the Dorset Training Academy, this comprehensive three-day course will give participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

The course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. It includes the following:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Dealing with unresponsive casualties
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness
  • Bandaging
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Diabetes

The course is delivered over 3 days, with the first day covering the requirements of the One-day Emergency First Aid at Work qualification. All three days of training must take place within 10 weeks but can be delivered on a flexible basis to accommodate your specific needs.

The course will be delivered at the Cranford Avenue College site, with free parking available and refreshments and lunch provided.  Training can be delivered on site to meet business needs, please contact us to discuss a pre-course assessment of your premises.

A maximum of 12 students are allowed on all training sessions and there is no exam at the end of the course. Successful completion of course is based on continual assessment throughout the duration of the course and certificates which are valid for 3 years will be distributed within 10 working days of the end of the course.

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