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

South Western Ambulance Service First Aid Training

First Aid at Work

If an emergency happens in the workplace, where someone suddenly becomes ill or is injured, it is essential that those appointed have the skills and confidence to carry out first aid.

Our First Aid at Work course will equip your first aiders with the practical skills and knowledge to confidently provide first aid in any workplace emergency. The course complies with the current Health and Safety First Aid Regulations.

Who should attend?

This course is open to anyone who is over the age of 16.

What will you learn?

  • Situation assessment
  • Administer first aid to an unconscious casualty
  • CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
  • Choking
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid.

Course duration

3 days (18 hours with the trainer in total). All sessions must be attended.

Course numbers

Up to 12 people.

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

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 quite space for training. 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

£270 per person.

Group (of up to 12 people) £2,500. Please contact us for group bookings.

Please note we do not charge VAT. 

Dates

July 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
01/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bournemouth 12 Book
01/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Exeter 12 Book
08/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Dorchester 12 Book
08/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bristol 12 Book
15/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days St Leonards 12 Book
15/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Plymouth 12 Book
22/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Taunton 12 Book
22/07/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Penzance 12 Book

August 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
05/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bournemouth 12 Book
05/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Exeter 12 Book
12/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Dorchester 12 Book
12/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bristol 12 Book
19/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Plymouth 12 Book
19/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days St Leonards 12 Book
27/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Penzance 12 Book
27/08/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Taunton 12 Book

September 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
02/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bournemouth 12 Book
02/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Exeter 12 Book
09/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Bristol 12 Book
09/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Dorchester 12 Book
16/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days St Leonards 12 Book
16/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Plymouth 12 Book
23/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Penzance 12 Book
23/09/2019 09:00-17:00 3 Days Taunton 12 Book