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First Aid at Work (3 Day) (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House), St Mary's House, St Leonard's Road
Admin Contact
Corporate Training Mail Box (
Target Audience
All users
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
First Aid
Course description

The First Aid at Work course, covered over 3 days, will qualify you as a First Aider and will enable you to deal with an accident or injury in the workplace. It will qualify you to diagnose a variety of possible illnesses and injuries and will enable you to assess the need to seek further medical attention.

At the end of the course there is a written exam and trainees must demonstrate the skills and knowledge learnt during the course, when there will be some hands on floor work. Trainees will receive a certificate at the end of the course and the qualification lasts for three years.


Training objectives

Please consult the ESCC First Aid policy which sets out how many trained First Aiders are required, and what their responsibilities are.


Learning outcomes

First Aid at Work covers a wide range of topics within its syllabus including:

  • the principles of first aid

  •  legal requirements

  •  CPR (resuscitation)

  •  treatment for shock

  •  heart attacks

  •  head injuries

  •  spinal injuries

  •  fractures

  •  burns

  •  soft tissue injuries

  •  heat related illnesses

  •  other important topics include poisoning, seizures, asthma, allergic reactions and eye injuries






Additional Information

Please note:

Parking around St. Mary's House is very limited, though the railway station car park is some 6 minutes walk at a charge of (about) £5 per day.

Corporate Training offer a selection of teas/coffees, hot chocolate and biscuits.

Start Date
Tuesday 12 May 2020
End Date
Thursday 14 May 2020
Closing Date
Monday 11 May 2020
09:00 - 17:00
Maximum Places
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