First Aid Courses
First Aid Responder Training – PHECC
How is the training deliverd
This course is delivered with a blended approach:
- Day 1 & Day 2 of the training will be delivered ONLINE – Virtual Live Videoconference.
- Day 3 will be delivered as face-to-face training, at our premises.
Training Courses can also be delivered privately at your premises at any time.
PHECC First Aid Responder Training Course Objectives
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Display skills related to the delivery of a first-aid response
- Assist in the recovery of people suffering from medical emergencies
- Provide adequate care before emergency services arrive
- Provide first aid in the workplace amongst other environments
PHECC First Aid Responder Training Course Content
rst Aid in the workplace: legal requirements and the role of the First Aider
- Patient Assessment: Primary survey, vital signs, protecting casualties with suspected neck injuries
- Respiratory Emergencies
- Cardiac First Response: The chain of survival calling for an ambulance, starting CPR, and using a Defibrillator.
- Wounds and Bleeding: How to deal with blood injuries, how to recognize different types of wounds, and how to treat them, minimizing the consequences of internal bleeding.
- Altered levels of consciousness on how to treat shock and the recovery position. Treating a casualty with loss of consciousness.
- Musculoskeletal Injuries: treatment of broken bones, sprains, strains, and dislocations.
- Burns and scalds, chemicals, electric shock: causes and treatment of burns, electric shock & electrocution, poisoning.
An assessment takes place at the end of the third day. There is a practical and theoretical elements of the assessment. Participants complete a multiple-choice examination paper and undertake skills assessments. In order to be successful, participants must achieve a mark of 80% or greater in each element of the assessment.
Guardian Safety Trainers
The course is delivered by experienced professionals who have extensive knowledge of the subject matter.
All participants must be fluent in English.
Participants must be in good physical condition to perform CPR and other practical skills, including clearing a choking victim’s airway, positioning someone in the recovery posistion, and applying bandages to injured limbs.