This course incorporates ongoing assessment by the instructor. There is no final exam/assessment. The instructor observes attendees practice sessions as the training progresses to ensure the required level of understanding is accomplished. Successful students will achieve Ofqual accreditation, which is valid for 3 years.
The aims and objectives of the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) Emergency First Aid at Work course are to enable individuals designated as first aiders at work to carry out appropriate first aid in an emergency.
Following the course, attendees will be able to manage a casualty who is injured at work, or suffers from a serious illness, until the emergency services arrive. The course also constitutes the minimum acceptable standard accepted by the HSE for first aiders in smaller or low risk workplaces.
Upon completion of the course, successful candidates should be able to manage a casualty who is injured at work or suffers from a serious illness, until emergency services arrive on the scene.