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

May 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
07/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Bournemouth 12 Book
07/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Exeter 12 Book
13/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Dorchester 12 Book
13/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Bristol 12 Book
20/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours St Leonards 12 Book
20/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Plymouth 12 Book
28/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Penzance 12 Book
28/05/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Taunton 12 Book

June 2019

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
03/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Exeter 12 Book
03/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Bournemouth 12 Book
10/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Dorchester 12 Book
10/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Bristol 12 Book
17/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours St Leonards 12 Book
17/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Plymouth 12 Book
24/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Penzance 12 Book
24/06/2019 09:00-17:00 0 Hours Taunton 12 Book