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First aid at work

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Level 3 Award - paediatric first aid

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Level 2 Award: Emergency first aid at work

This course is available on a bespoke basis for group bookings and is also scheduled to run regularly at locations across Wiltshire. Scheduled courses are open to everyone.

If your organisation's assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this course will equip registered first aid personnel with the knowledge and skills to handle a range of potentially emergency situations capably and professionally, remaining calm under pressure. The course consists of practical and theoretical activities; some pre-course activity could be required. You'll cover a range of subjects including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Burns
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Anatomy
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Basic hygiene in first aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock
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You'll be assessed during the day by the instructor and there will be a multiple choice test at the end of the course. On satisfactory completion of the course and assessments, participants will achieve a Level 2 Award in 'Emergency first aid at work', valid for three years.


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There are no special requirements to enrol; it is expected that participants will be taking an active role as a qualified first aider in the workplace.

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This course will take place over 1/2 a day.

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This course is scheduled to run regularly at sites across Wiltshire. To find the next dates at a town near you call 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk. Group training is available for multiple delegates from a single organisation, with dates to suit and price on application. 

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Scheduled course price - £60 per person (no VAT to pay). Group training requests are priced on application. 
To apply for this course call 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs. 

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Level 3 Award - First aid at work

This course is available on a bespoke basis for group bookings and is also scheduled to run regularly at locations across Wiltshire. Scheduled courses are open to everyone.

This course will give participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

It is a comprehensive course covering a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, it will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since a participant’s last training course.

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Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. On satisfactory completion of the course and assessments, participants will achieve a Level 3 Award in 'First aid at work', valid for three years.

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There are no special requirements to enrol; it is expected that participants will be taking an active role as a qualified first aider in the workplace.

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This is a blended learning opportunity that includes theory and practical elements. The format is 2 days’ instructor-led plus 6 hours of elearning after the event. Instructor-led sessions run 9am – 4pm.

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This course is scheduled to run regularly at sites across Wiltshire. For further information call 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk. Group training is available for multiple delegates from a single organisation, with dates to suit and price on application.

The course includes an element of e-learning which must be done in your own time and will take approximately 3 - 4 hours

DatesLenghtCostLocationTimings
10 - 11 October 20172 days£150.00Potterne, Devizes9:30 - 4:30
14 - 15 October 20172 days£150.00Melksham9:30 - 4:30
11 - 12 December 20172 days£150.00Chippenham9:30 - 4:30

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The course fee is £150, which includes e-learning. Group training requests are priced on application. 
To apply for this course call 01225 713183 or email learning@wiltshire.gov.uk and let us know your training needs. 

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Last updated: 17 August 2017 | Last reviewed: 17 August 2017