Our First Aid at work course is suitable for businesses who need to learn new first aid skills or refresh their existing knowledge. After this online first-aid course you will understand what to do if you are first on the scene of an accident, how to assess situations as a potential danger zone, what AVPU is, and the importance of the recovery position and how to apply it.
Please note that some of the guidance included in the module may not be permitted under the current restrictions.
This First Aid training course has been created by Virtual College, in partnership with First Response Training. The course will teach learners to follow the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines for basic to advanced life support training and provide knowledge of how to act in the event of an incident requiring first aid assistance.
This course is suitable for anyone who needs to:
Upon Completion of this course learners will be able to:
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The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
To become a qualified first-aider you will need to undertake workplace first aid training that includes at least 18 training and assessment contact hours. There are many providers of face to face First Aid courses and more information on the legal duties of an employer can be found at: http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm
The first aid training and test usually take between 1 to 2 hours to complete (depending on learning speed), which is equivalent to 4 hours face-to-face group training.
The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve an 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test 6 times at no extra cost, having revisited the training material.
If learners do not immediately achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our Learner Support team.
You can download and print a digital first aid certificate immediately upon completion.
There are no entry requirements for this course
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This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physically copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out by first class post at the beginning of the following working week.
Our Manual Handling and Frist Aid Training Package combines two popular courses to help afeguard the health and safety of all employees.
Each course is CPD approved and comes with an instant digital certificate, by completing the package learners will learn how to lift correctly and safely which will help reduce the risk of injury and illness.
This training is aimed primarily at businesses who want to train their staff in manual handling and provide them a basic understanding of first aid principles.
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