Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

First Aid at work





This course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed to become a confident first aider at work, giving you both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.


On completion of the course, the delegates will:

  • Deal with emergency situations
  • Know the limits of basic first aid
  • Familiarise themselves with First Aid regulations of 2002
  • Be aware of the duties of the employer as to First Aid.

Course Competency Assessment


  • The role of the first aider
  • Communicating with a casualty
  • Contents of first aid kits (and avoiding cross infection)
  • Recording of incidents and accidents
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who;
    • is unconscious
    • requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
    • is choking
    • is wounded or bleeding
    • is in shock
    • has minor conditions – to include: minor cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns & scalds, small splinters

Course Format

  • By practical and theoretical examples
  • PowerPoint presentation, video/DVD clips
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs


Candidates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment

Equipment Required


Designed For

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.