Introduction to First Aid – Zone One (CPD)
This course aims to provide you with the knowledge you need to understand the key areas of first aid. The course will enable you to increase the safety of yourself and others in the workplace and in other everyday environments. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in first aid, as it will provide you with crucial skills that apply to all aspects of work and everyday life. This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.
Units covered in this programme include:
– The role of the first-aider: In this section, you will look at what first aid is, what shock is, the key aims of first aid, managing infection, the contents of a first aid kit and the importance of reporting and recording workplace accidents.
– Managing an emergency: This section covers the methods used to approach incidents and manage an emergency. You will look at different ways of identifying dangers to a casualty and eliminating common dangers in an emergency.
– Basic patient assessment skills: You will learn about primary and secondary surveys that can be used when assessing a casualty in this section. You will also look at how to observe a casualty and observe their breathing and pain.
– Minor injuries: This section covers the techniques used for administering first aid for small cuts and grazes, for minor burns and scalds, for a casualty with a burn and for small splinters.
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Cost : Total Fee £30
This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the Introduction to First Aid Zones 2-4.
Facilities and resources
You will need access to the internet.
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Why Petroc should be your first choice
Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.
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We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.