Edinburgh Airport Fire Training Center

"Edinburgh Airport Fire Training centre has provided us, TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd with an excellent service and have been accommodating in meeting our training needs, even at short notice. Feedback from attendees that have attended courses, has all been positive with regards to course facilities and accommodation. Edinburgh Airport Fire Training centre have succeeded in providing training courses in a good learning environment, along with their instructors who facilitate in a way which allows attendees to interact, while learning skills and knowledge which can be applied to their individual roles. I would highly recommend Edinburgh Airport Fire Training Centre to others.""

Keith Atkins - Station Manager
TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd

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First Aid Training

First Aid at Work Revalidation Course

Course Outline

This course is designed for anyone wishing to become a first aider, providing you with the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to deal with first aid emergencies in the workplace.

First Aid is the immediate assistance or treatment given to someone injured or suddenly taken ill before the arrival of an ambulance, doctor or other appropriately qualified person.

Course Aim

By becoming a first aider, you could make a real difference to the well being of your colleagues and prevent any minor problems or injuries from escalating.

It is a legal obligation for every single employer to ensure their employees receive the appropriate first aid care in their workplace.

Course Content and Objectives

This course is for individuals who require a First Aid at Work (FAW) certificate to comply with HSE requirements.

This is an HSE approved and certified course and will cover the following:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Contents of First Aid kits (avoid cross infection)
  • Recording of incidents and accidents
  • Assessing the situation in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who:
    • is unconscious (including seizures)
    • requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    • is choking
    • is wounded, bleeding or is in shock
    • has minor conditions to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with;
    • injuries to bones, muscles, joints including suspected spinal injury
    • sudden poisoning
    • burns and scalds, eye injuries
    • anaphylactic shock*
    • Recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid including heart attack*, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes (*Epi Pen and aspirin administration)

Course Outcome

On successful completion of the course and final assessment, candidates will receive an HSE Approved First Aid at Work Certificate allowing them to practise for 3 years, after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is also strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher. This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Course Duration

The course will be held over 3 consecutive days, with a final exam being held on the last day.

The Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Course is half day (4 hours)

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Course dates

These courses can be arranged at any time, please contact us for further information.

How to book

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