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Overview

If you want to be equipped in case of a medical emergency the Introduction to First Aid course is the perfect choice. The course is designed for individuals who want to have a better understanding of First Aid and help whether it is nosebleeds, cuts, burns and fractures. The course is ideal for individuals who want a career in healthcare or are already employed in the healthcare industry. The course will serve all levels of learners from beginner if they want to acquire the appropriate understanding of First Aid, and for advanced learners who want a refresher.

The Introduction to First Aid course covers key topics which include the importance of first aid within an office environment, the role of the first aider, first aid equipment, how to survey the scene and give the accurate information and have the confidence to treat minor injuries.

If you are in the midst of someone in need, the Introduction to First Aid will come in highly useful. If your co-worker is choking or another got burns on their hands, you will have the necessary skills to help them until medical assistance arrives. It can be a life and a death moment. Knowing how to help someone in need will always be a trait that comes in useful. The course is useful to individuals in healthcare, nursing and homecare, however, as an academic qualification anyone in any industry can gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid practices.   

Why learn at Study 365?

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments.

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding. 

What will I learn?

  • Understand why first aid is vital and learn the appropriate circumstances of when you can apply it.
  • Learn first aid best practices in order to be able to apply it any situation.
  • Do you know how to recognise a breathing patient?
  • Can you manage an acute bleed?
  • How about when someone is choking? Do you know what to do?
  • Learn first aid skills at beginner level or gain a refresher course.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

  • Employees, workers
  • Managers
  • Anyone who wants to further advance their knowledge in first aid.
  • Homecare workers, residential care workers, school care workers, nurses

Entry Requirement

  • The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers
  • Anyone with an interest in first aid

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Introduction to First Aid you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.

Certification

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Introduction to First Aid by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall well being on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all. 

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete the Introduction to First Aid you will gain an accredited qualification that will give your career the jump start you have always wanted. With this qualification you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum is calculated according to https://www.payscale.com. The certification will enable employees in the capacity of Junior and Senior employees, including Managers to gain high earning positions within the industry.

  • Personal Homecare Aid – £8.20 per hour
  • Residential Caregiver – £16,384 per annum
  • Nursing Manager – £40,399 per annum

Others jobs you can get

  • Residential Care Worker
  • Nursery Worker

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a NUS discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only

Course Curriculum

1: Introduction to First Aid
1.1 Definition of first aid 00:00:00
1.2 Importance of first aid 00:00:00
1.3 Employee and employer obligations 00:00:00
1.4 First aider’s role 00:00:00
1.5 Reporting first-aid incidents 00:00:00
1.6 Incident report 00:00:00
1.7 RIDDOR 00:00:00
1.8 What you have learned? 00:00:00
2: First aid equipment
2.1 Introduction 00:00:00
2.2 First aid kit 00:00:00
2.3 Renewal of first aid equipment 00:00:00
2.4 Medication 00:00:00
2.5 Minimising the risk of infection 00:00:00
2.6 Routes of entry 00:00:00
2.7 How to wash your hands 00:00:00
2.8 Other measures to minimise infection 00:00:00
2.9 What you have learned? 00:00:00
3: First at the scene
3.1 Introduction 00:00:00
3.2 Scene survey 00:00:00
3.3 Primary survey of casualty 00:00:00
3.4 Calling for help 00:00:00
3.5 Giving the correct information 00:00:00
3.6 What you have learned? 00:00:00
4: Treating minor injuries
4.1 Introduction 00:00:00
4.2 Treating minor injuries 00:00:00
4.3 Small cuts, grazes and bruises 00:00:00
4.4 Minor burns or scalds 00:00:00
4.5 Small splinters 00:00:00
4.6 What you have learned? 00:00:00

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