Annual Refresher Course for First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders
Annual Refresher Course for First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders. Although this is not mandatory, the Health & Safety Executive strongly recommend that qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders undertake an annual refresher course in order to keep their skills up-to-date and can deal confidently with an emergency situation.
First aid certificates remain valid for both groups of First Aiders for 3-years. It was felt though that this period was too long without any additional training.
A minimum of 3 hours, consisting of practical & theoretical activities.
A range of subjects is covered including:-
• Communication skills
• Primary Assessment
• Top-to-toe survey
• Recovery Position
• Action for vomit
• Chain of Survival
• Wounds and bleeding
• Hygiene Certification
A certificate of attendance will be issued.
It is recommended that no more than 12 students attend this course.
Students from the age of 14 can attend this course.