🏥 Edinburgh First Aid Courses: Leading the Way in First Aid and Health and Safety Training
Discover the Range of Edinburgh First Aid Training Courses for Work:
Emergency First Aid at Work: A one-day course fulfilling the minimum requirement for workplaces where a first aider is necessary. Ideal for low-hazard environments like shops or offices, and suited for organisations identifying the need for emergency first aid-trained personnel.
First Aid at Work: A comprehensive three-day course designed for individuals who may need to administer first aid to injured or ill colleagues while at work. It includes specialised training on injuries and illnesses identified in your first aid needs assessment.
First Aid at Work Requalification: Tailored for those seeking to renew and update their first aid at work skills, this course enables participants to refresh their knowledge and maintain their workplace first aider certification.
First Aid Annual Skills Update: Stay up-to-date with your first aid skills through our recommended annual update course, endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive for workplace first aiders.
First Aid for Appointed Persons: Ideal for workplaces not requiring a full-fledged first aider, this course equips appointed individuals with essential and simple first aid skills.
Paediatric First Aid: A comprehensive two-day course for caregivers looking after babies and children, including nannies, childminders, nursery workers, and au pairs. It complies with the requirements for childcare registration and the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Emergency Paediatric First Aid: A one-day course specially tailored for newly qualified level two and three childcare staff embarking on their careers in an Early Years setting.
Upon completing this training, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the following:
Workplace First Aid Regulations: Familiarity with the regulations governing workplace first aid, including knowledge about first aid kits, training requirements, and incident reporting.
Infection Prevention Measures: Understanding infection prevention techniques such as proper hand hygiene, the use of personal protective equipment, post-first aid cleaning procedures, and effective waste management.
Primary Survey (DRABC): Proficiency in conducting a primary survey using the DRABC acronym, which includes assessing for danger, checking for a response, ensuring a clear airway, assessing breathing, and checking circulation.
Recovery Position and CPR: Proper techniques for placing casualties in the recovery position, particularly when a spinal injury is suspected. Additionally, you will learn how to administer CPR and use defibrillators effectively.
Treatment of Various Injuries: How to provide first aid for a range of injuries, including choking, wounds, shock, burns, scalds, eye and head injuries, fractures, sprains, strains, dislocations, and spinal injuries.
Treatment of Various Illnesses and Conditions: Knowledge of first aid measures for illnesses and conditions such as heart attacks, angina attacks, strokes, epilepsy, asthma, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, hyperventilation, nosebleeds, poisoning, and drowning.
Throughout this training, you will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to respond promptly and effectively to emergencies, making a significant difference in safeguarding lives in various situations.
Other First Aid Course Options
In addition to our core first aid courses, we offer specialised training for the following:Contact
Fire Marshals: Equip your fire marshals with essential first aid skills to handle emergencies confidently and ensure the safety of your workplace.
Safe Moving and Handling Techniques: Ideal for individuals seeking an introduction to safe practices for lifting and handling, reducing the risk of workplace injuries.
Oxygen Administration for First Aid: For those with an existing first aid certificate, this course enables participants to handle oxygen in their workplace effectively. Please note that you must provide an oxygen cylinder for this training.
School Environment: Tailored for educators and school staff, this course addresses the unique first aid needs within a school setting, ensuring a safe learning environment.
Mental Wellbeing: Based on the exclusive Red Cross psychosocial framework, this training empowers individuals to manage stress and build resilience in the workplace, fostering a positive and supportive atmosphere.
Whatever your specific training requirements may be, our comprehensive courses are designed to meet your needs and empower you with the skills to respond effectively in diverse situations.