firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk Tel: 0300 369 0350

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

Emergency First Aid at Work

Our Emergency First Aid at Work training is perfect for those who may need to provide first aid in the workplace. The course will give you the skills and confidence to treat someone who becomes injured or ill at work. Our course meets the HSE’s regulatory requirements for an appointed person.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable if you have assessed your first aid needs and your minimum requirement is to appoint a person to take charge in an emergency situation.

What will you learn?

On completion of training, successful participants will be able to understand the role of the first aider including preventing cross infection, recording incidents and actions and the use of available equipment. This course covers:

  • Situation assessment
  • Administer first aid to an unconscious casualty (including seizures)
  • CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • Choking
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor injuries.

Course duration

1 day (6 hours with the trainer in total).

Course Numbers

Up to 12 people.

For group bookings, a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 12 people.

Location & Booking

We have a series of planned courses across the South West or this course can be held at a location of your choice, we would just request a quiet space for training. Alternatively we are happy to host in one of our locations. To book a course please call the First Aid Training Team on 0300 369 0350, email firstaid.training@swast.nhs.uk or please book online below.

Why choose us?

As an emergency service we have a very unique offering, we understand how to deliver CPR in a real emergency. You will learn from qualified instructors who all come from an emergency service or clinical background. Our courses are on the OFQUAL framework and we are proud that the money generated from our courses gets invested back into South Western Ambulance Service. 

Cost

£105 per person.

Group (of up to 12 people) £845. Please contact us for group bookings.

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Dates

September 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
19/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day St Leonards 12 Book
19/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day Plymouth 12 Book
23/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day Penzance 12 Book
23/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day Taunton 12 Book
26/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day Penzance 12 Book
26/09/2019 09:00-17:00 1 Day Taunton 12 Book