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First Aid

Area North are an approved supplier of Qualsafe First Aid courses. You will find further information and details relating to each course we offer below. If however you have any specific requirements, or do not see the course you are looking for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Our First Aid Courses

First Aid Annual Refresher

The First Aid Annual Refresher (QAR) qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required.

Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

The aims and objectives of the Qualsafe Awards One Day Emergency First Aid at Work course are to enable individuals designated as the First Aider at work to carry out appropriate first aid in an emergency. Following the course, the delegates will be able to manage a casualty who is injured at work, or suffers from a serious illness, until the emergency services arrive.



Course Content:
  • Roles and responsibilities of first aiders
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • CPR and AED
  • Unconscious casualty breathing normally
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking casualty
  • External bleeding and shock
  • Minor injuries

Level 3 First Aid at Work

The aims and objectives of the Qualsafe Awards First Aid at Work course are to enable individuals designated as the First Aider at work to carry out appropriate first aid in an emergency. Following the course, the delegates will be able to manage a casualty who is injured at work, or suffers from a serious illness, until the emergency services arrive.



Course Content:
  • Roles and responsibilities of first aiders
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • CPR and AED
  • Unconscious casualty breathing normally
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking casualty
  • External bleeding and shock
  • Minor injuries
  • Hypoxia
  • Asthma and hyperventilation
  • Circulatory system
  • Wounds and bleeding extras
  • Eye injuries
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisonous substances
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Secondary survey
  • Epilepsy and diabetes

Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification

Our First Aid at Work Refresher course updates the first aid skills for people who need to renew their statutory first aid at work certificate. Please note: If you allow your certificate to expire. You will then have 28 days after the expiry date to book onto this course or you will have to attend the 3 Day First Aid at Work course.



Course Content:
  • Roles and responsibilities of first aiders
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • CPR
  • Recovery position
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking casualty
  • External bleeding and hypovolaemic shock
  • Minor injuries and eye injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisons
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Secondary survey
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

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