First Aid at Work Level 3 (AoFAQ) Award - Thames Valley Ambulance & Paramedic Services CPD Course / CPD Training

06 Dec 2013 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

First Aid at Work

Course Type

3 Day Course

To provide the candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out the duties of a workplace first aider until professional help arrives. Practical skills on Resuscitation, Management of Unconscious Casualty and Management of Severe Bleeding will be demonstrated by the trainer and the trainees at the end of the session.

Day 1
  • What is First Aid?
  • The Aims of a First Aider
  • Roles
  • Infection Control
  • Consent
  • Documentation
  • RIDDOR(1995)
  • Equipment used (First Aid Box)
  • Casualty Management
  • The Action Plan ”DRSABCD”
  • Action Plan:Responsive Breathing Casualty
  • Secondary Survey
  • Action Plan: Non Responsive Breathing Casualty First Aid At Work
  • Recovery Position
  • Seizure and its Treatment
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Defibrillator: Use of AED
  • Infant and Child CPR
  • Adult Choking
  • Infant Choking
  • Wound and Bleeding First Aid At Work
  • Wounds, Cuts and Grazes
  • Types of Bleeding
  • Shock and its Treatment
  • Bruising, Minor Burns and Scalds
  • Small Splinters

Day 2
  • Casualty History First Aid At Work
  • Causes, Classification, Symptoms of Fractures
  • Treatment for Upper and Lower Limb Fracture and Use of Sling
  • Signs and Symptoms of Soft Tissue Injuries and its Treatment
  • Dislocations and its Treatment
  • Head Injuries
  • Concussion
  • Compression
  • Sign and Symptoms of Fractured Skull: Racoon Eyes & Battle’s Sign First Aid At Work
  • Treatment of Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries, Signs and Symptoms and treatment
  • Chest Injuries, Signs and Symptoms and treatment
  • Penetrating Chest Wound
  • Severe Burns and Scalds
  • Denaturation
  • Types,Measurement and General Treatment of Burns First Aid At Work
  • Minor Eye Injuries and Treatment
  • Sudden Poisoning, Signs and Symptoms and Treatment

Day 3
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart Attack (CVA)
  • Stroke: Act F.A.S.T
  • Non Convulsive Seizures
  • Convulsive Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Hypoglycaemia



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