First Aid at Work (18 hour)

  • 18 hour course (Excluding break times) is run over a period of 3 days. This can be organized to suit the client’s needs within the working environment.
  • Course can be run in clients own premises, providing a suitable training venue is available for use by the instructor.
  • If an external venue has to be arranged, the cost of this will be transferred to the client.
  • Minimum number of students: 6 or a maximum number of students: 12
  • Students are required to pass a multiple choice question paper comprising of 25 questions, the pass mark is 18. They are also required to be assessed in dealing with three practical elements by two external verifiers
  • On completion and confirmation of competence, 2 certificates will be issued by the training company, one A4 sized certificate for the HR Department, and one Plastic photographic Identity Card for each successful candidate. The certificate is valid for a period of three years, and the award is: Health & Safety First Aid at Work Regulations (N. Ireland 1982) Certificates will be issued on cleared payment of course fees.
  • Students are required to bring note taking materials on day of registration.
  • Students will be issued with a current First Aid Manual for future reference.

HSE Regulations state that if there are 6 candidates – one assessor
HSE Regulations state that if there are more than six candidates on the course, the requirement is two assessors. This is why course numbers at set at either six or twelve per course.

This course is required to be registered with the Employment Medical Advisory Service. (EMAS) Four (4) weeks prior to commencing. A class list of student’s names must be submitted to JCMTS not less than six (6) weeks prior to commencing date.

Course Syllabus

The syllabus for the First Aid at Work and First Aid at Work Refresher Course includes:

  • First Aid Essentials
  • Techniques, Equipment & Hygiene
  • Lifesaving Procedures
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Heart & Circulatory Disorders
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Bone, Joint & Muscle Injuries
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Foreign Objects
  • Poisoning, Bites & Stings
  • Medical Problems