Your practical part of your Appointed Persons in the Workplace course
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Training Approved by Skills for Care

This course is for those who have completed the online ProTrainings Appointed Persons in the Workplace first aid course and wish to take a practical session.

Businesses in the UK have to make correct provision for first aid in the workplace, and the Appointed Person course is ideal for small businesses as well as extra coverage in medium to large businesses. This course is taught under the guidelines of the HSE First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 and subsequent 2017 changes.

This course includes the latest CPR and Coronavirus recommendations.

All our first aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021 as per the HSE requirements.

This qualification and most of the other ProTrainings qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.

If you require a classroom course EFAW is ideal but this course is 100% online saving you time and money to comply with your training requirements. The certificate is valid for 3 years and to renew you complete another appointed person course.

This course can be completed 100% online unlike the other workplace courses as it is designed to give an employee a basic understanding of first aid requirements and basic treatments. The HSE recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher course and our online course meets this requirement.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Office
  • Shops
  • Cleaning companies
  • Dispatch and Delivery
  • Haulage
  • Factories
  • Manufacturers
  • Hotels
  • Leisure
  • Restaurants
  • Hair and Beauty
  • All businesses in a low risk or with a small number of employees
  • Businesses needing first aid provision

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

Introduction to First Aid

  • Appointed Persons Introduction
  • Fears of first aid
  • Asking permission to help
  • Calling the EMS
  • Waiting for the EMS to Arrive
  • Scene Safety
  • The Chain of Survival
  • DRAB and the ABCDs
  • Barriers and Gloves
  • How to use face shields
  • Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
  • BSi First Aid Kit

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

  • Adult CPR Introduction
  • When to call for assistance
  • Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • CPR Hand Over
  • Compressions Only CPR
  • AED Introduction
  • Drowning
  • Effective CPR
  • Improving compressions
  • Improving breaths

Choking Management

  • Choking Recognition
  • Adult Choking

Bleeding Management

  • Types of Bleed
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Excessive Blood Loss
  • Excessive Bleeding Control
  • Embedded Objects
  • Plasters
  • Other Types of Injury
  • Minor Injuries
  • Nose bleeds

Other Medical Conditions

  • Shock
  • Dealing with fainting
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Spinal Injury
  • Spinal Recovery Position
  • Burns and Burn Kits
  • Gell burns dressings
  • Treating a Burn with Cling Film
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy treatment

Regulations and Summary

  • First Aid At Work Rules and Regulations
  • The Accident Book
  • RIDDOR
  • Appointed Person Summary
  • Workplace First Aid Student Manual V8.5 - 2021 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • Arabic Student First Aid Manual V7.0
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Oxygen User Instructions - Gas rentals are available from ProTrainings, contact us for more information
  • Oxygen and Analgesic gases from ProTrainings
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2021 guidelines
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • Russian Student Manual V8.3
  • Spanish general student manual V7.0
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What is CPD and why is having Certified CPD important?

CPD stands for Continuous Professional Development and is required in many business sectors. Even if you do not require a set CPD credit level, having Certifed CPD ensures the quality of training. ProTrainings are the highest gold standard of CPD ensuring that all courses are externally verified and mapped to the highest levels.

What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Can I take this course virtually online with a real instructor?

Yes, this course can be taken virtually. The course is taught thought our virtual learning platform and a Zoom link.  The course is taught by a real instructor online and you can interact with the instructor, ask questions just like a face to face lesson but without the travelling. Testing is carried out using our interactive online tests and you receive the same certificate at the end as you would with a face to face lesson. Contact us for more information and to see if this is available for you.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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