First Aid at Work Refresher - 12 hours

First Aid at Work Refresher - 12 Hours

First Aid Training Cooperative can deliver the 12 hour First Aid at Work Refresher course at your venue. This course is for those who have previously completed the HSE First Aid at Work (FAW) course and are within the three year deadline for renewal of their FAW certificate.

The course is designed for high risk work places such as construction, manufacturing, agriculture and fisheries. When our trainers deliver this course it will be contextualised for your workplace hazards.

Our courses meet the HSE standards for 'Due Diligence' for first aid providers.

Accreditation - The First Aid Training Co-operative is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation. You can reply on our quality assured systems for the appropriate training assessment and accreditation of your course. The Co-op is also a member of the Scottish First Aid Association and operative is insured through the Association of First Aiders, whom we are also members.

Core course contents listed below:

  • Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour & Casualty Monitoring
  • Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents. ABCDE
  • Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse. Recovery Position and other Safe Airway Positions
  • Breathing Problems - cardiac arrest CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), drowning CPR, heart attack, angina, choking
  • Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for shock. Bandaging issues
  • Damage – treatment of injury: chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm
  • Head and spinal injuries and spinal management
  • Common Illnesses – asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Dealing with burns
  • Dealing with poisons
  • Animal bites and stings
  • Awareness of current regulations

Note the refresher can only be undertaken if the candidate can supply certificate from their previous course, which is still valid on the day of the refresher course.

We only run these courses for private groups, please Contact Us to book a group course at your venue for group sizes of four people upwards.