Emergency First Aid - HGC Training

Training Courses

Emergency First Aid

A range of training courses are available relating to Health and Safety including:

  • First Aid at Work
  • First Aid at Work Refresher

First Aid at Work

Course Objectives

At the end of the 24 hour course, course members will be able to:

  • assess situations and carry out appropriate action including informing emergency services
  • carry out artificial ventilations and chest compressions
  • place a casualty in the recovery position and know when to use this position
  • know when and how to use the spinal injury recovery position
  • clear obstructed airways
  • control severe bleeding
  • recognise and treat shock
  • understand the requirements for a first aid kit and how to report accidents in the workplace
  • recognise and treat head injuries
  • recognise and treat major illnesses
  • deal with burns and scalds
  • deal with chemical contamination
  • deal with poisons
  • recognise and treat strains, sprains, dislocations and fractures
  • know when and how to move casualties safely
  • recognise and treat other miscellaneous conditions
  • all the above in safe and approved manner, with no risk to self or a third party

Who is the Course For?

Anyone involved in a rural industry, whether employer or employee, spouse or office staff, who has not attended a first aid course run by a recognised organisation during the last three years. Please note that under HSE rules First Aid at Work Certificates are valid for 3 years and re-testing must be done before the old certificate runs out. If a certificate has run out it will be necessary for the holder to attend a full First Aid at Work course.

Duration/Format

24 hours - must be completed within 13 weeks. Two examiners are required to conduct the examination and they should not have participated in the training of those trainees.

First Aid at Work - Refresher

Course Objectives

At the end of the 12 hour course, course members will be able to:

  • assess situations and carry out appropriate action including informing emergency services
  • carry out artificial ventilations and chest compressions
  • place a casualty in the recovery position and know when to use this position
  • know when and how to use the spinal injury recovery position
  • clear obstructed airways
  • control severe bleeding
  • recognise and treat shock
  • understand the requirements for a first aid kit and know any changes in first aid at work
  • legislation or guidance
  • recognise and treat head injuries
  • recognise and treat major illnesses
  • deal with burns and scalds
  • deal the chemical contamination
  • deal with poisons
  • treat fractures
  • be aware of changes in first aid techniques since their last course
  • all the above in safe approved manner, with no risk to self or third party

Who is the Course For?

Anyone with a valid and current First Aid at Work certificate. First Aid at Work certificates are valid for three years and re-testing must be done before the old certificate runs out. If a certificate has run out it will be necessary for the person to carry out a full First Aid at Work course.

Duration/Format

12 hours. Two assessors are required to conduct the examination and they should not have participated in training of those trainees.

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Tractor driving courses.

 

Contact Information

For more information please use our contact form, or contact us at:

Mail: HGC Training, Nant-y-Glyn Isaf, Tafarn y Fedw, Llanrwst, North Wales, LL26 0NN, UK
Phone/Fax: 01492 640327    Mobile: 07801 491898
E-mail: e-mail HGC Training

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