Course Description – First Aid at Work elearning module

This First Aid at Work elearning module allows learners to complete the full 18 hour First Aid at Work qualification as a blended course.

Duration: Approximately 6 hours

Access: This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace, and log in and out as often as they wish

1. Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
2. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course
3. Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language to equip them with the vocabulary, language skills and confidence to pass a practical course

Assessment: Self checks after each section of the course and an end of course multiple choice assessment*

Certification: On successful completion, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course

Accreditation: This course has been approved by the FAIB (First Aid Industry Body) and a number of Awarding Organisations. Please contact us for details

*For enhanced quality assurance, it is strongly recommended that the elearning module is completed prior to the practical face to face training day to ensure that learners have the opportunity to ask their trainer any questions about what they have learned and so that the trainer can test learners’ knowledge in the classroom before issuing the Full First Aid at Work certificate.

View Sample Lessons – these will open in a new window:

CPR and AED for an adult

Choking Adult

Extremes of Temperature

Course content provides learners with the theoretical knowledge to:

  • understand the role and responsibilities of the first-aider
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and
    effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unresponsive (including seizure);
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and
    bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
  • recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropriate first aid
  • administer first aid to a casualty with:
    – injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries;
    – chest injuries
    – burns and scalds
    – eye injuries
    – sudden poisoning
    – anaphylactic shock