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Course:

First Aid at Work

Venue:

St Davids Park, Carmarthen

Date(s):

02,03,04 February 2016

 

Cost:

£135 person

Time:

09:30-16:30

Duration:

Three days

Tutor:

Carmarthenshire County Council

Who is it aimed at?

Anyone nominated as a First Aider in Schools – this qualification is usually only required for staff who are managing higher risk activities. This is usually based on the likelihood of more severe injuries. This may include staff involved in sports, science and outdoor activities.

 

This qualification will require attendance at a two day refresher course every three years to maintain accreditation.

What are the objectives?

To provide staff with the knowledge and skills to:

 

·         Manage the First Aid arrangements in their school

·         Recognise and effectively manage a casualty until the emergency services or other competent person takes over

·         Recognise and manage a range of injuries and illness

·         Airways management

·         Breathing and resuscitation including CPR

·         Recognise and treat a range of illnesses and conditions (includes fainting, anaphylaxis, shock, burns, epileptic conditions, heart attacks and asthma

·         Dealing with wounds and bleeding

·         Managing First Aid kits and provision of first aid materials

·         Identifying and treating fractures

·         Identifying and treating soft tissue injuries

 

How will it make a difference?

Support schools to effectively and safely manage casualties including injuries and illness in schools. 

 

This will also assist the school to comply with its requirements under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

 

If you require any further information please contact Eddie Cummings – 01267 246180 or

ECummings@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

Applications to:

 

Click  HERE to access the online application form

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