SQA First Aid at Work Refresher

With enhanced cleaning in place practical assessment of chest compressions using first aid manikins will continue.

This course is designed for fully qualified first aiders seeking to renew their certification. The programme will provide first aiders with updates and refresh their knowledge of the First Aid at Work syllabus. This course will train individuals to the standard required by the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The certificate awarded will be valid for three years after which candidates may renew their qualification by undertaking the two day First Aid at Work Refresher course. However resuscitation guidelines advise that each individual attend an annual update.

Certificate Issued: SQA

Target audience
This course is designed for fully qualified first aiders requiring to renew their certificates.

Please note you must renew your certification prior to expiry of your qualification. If your qualification has lapsed you are required to undertake the full qualification and are not eligible to sit a First Aid at Work refresher course.

• Causes of unconsciousness, strokes and head injuries

• Breathing disorders and resuscitation - wounds and external bleeding

• Internal bleeding, shock, anaphylaxis and heart disorders

• Poisons and substances capable of causing poisoning

• Burns, scalds, corrosive chemicals and electrical injuries

• Personal hygiene when dealing with wounds

• Application of sterile dressings and bandages - injuries to bones, joints and muscles

• Handling and transport of injured - chest and back injuries

• Fracture of spine and pelvis

This is a hands on course that includes physical elements such as demonstrating CPR on a manikin. You will also be required to kneel on the floor to carry out the practical assessments and we would ask that you dress accordingly. 

Location

Falkirk Campus

Availability

11

Start date

27 June 2022

End date

28 June 2022

SCQF Level

Level 6

Cost per person

£165.00

Location

Falkirk Campus

Availability

12

Start date

25 July 2022

End date

26 July 2022

SCQF Level

Level 6

Cost per person

£165.00

Location

Falkirk Campus

Availability

12

Start date

29 August 2022

End date

30 August 2022

SCQF Level

Level 6

Cost per person

£165.00