courseAppointed Person for First Aid

This comprehensive First Aid course will teach you to act decisively, quickly and effectively in times of a Medical Emergency

This easy-to-follow first aid course for individuals. It’s especially designed for individuals whose risk assessment has concluded that they don’t need a full First Aider but do require an Appointed Person to take charge in the event of an unexpected illness or accident in the workplace.

Confidence and Expertise

When a medical emergency arises at work, it’s important that the designated Appointed Person is able to act decisively, quickly and effectively. This comprehensive course ensures that everyone in your workplace can rest assured that their Appointed Person is in a position to do this.


The course content can be accessed online and is structured in eight clear steps to ensure legal compliance with first aid regulations. However it is also extremely useful for family first aid and for individuals seeking confidence in common first aid techniques.

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Wiki_tick  Easier to retain knowledge and revise topics than traditional methods

laptop-notebook-working-internetWhat the course will teach you:

  • First Aid Kits & Facilities
  • Infection Control
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Common Types of Wound
  • Introduction to CPR
  • Much much more..

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Appointed Person for First Aid

Key Learning Points

If your business needs to become legally compliant in first aid, this course is an effective, efficient way of achieving this important, potentially life-saving, aim.

Find out about the role and responsibilities of an Appointed Person.

Learn about the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations Act of 1981.

Discover more about the most common workplace injuries and how to deal with them quickly and effectively.

Find out about the priorities of first aid.

Find out about what you require in terms of first aid kits and facilities in your workplace.

Learn about the importance of the 6-step hand-washing technique and how to implement it at work.

Become confident in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and treatment of an unconscious casualty.

Find out how to deal with choking incidents.

Learn how to effectively deal with shock.

Become clear on the procedures for summoning assistance including dialling 999 and shouting for help.

Learn about the most common types of wound and how to treat them effectively.

Become confident in checking a casualty’s airway, breathing and circulation.

Learn about danger and appropriate response.

Learn how to deal with the most common types of bleeding.

Units of Study:

What is an Appointed Person?
The Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
First Aid Kits & Facilities
First Aid Part 1
First Aid Part 2
Infection Control
The 6 step hand washing technique
Decontamination Procedures
Common Types of Wound
Bleeding Part 1
Bleeding Part 2
Miscellaneous Bleeding
Introduction to CPR
Shout For Help
Call 999/112
Two Rescue Breaths

System Requirements

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems:

Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (We recommend Google Chrome)

Please note: Although this course will work with the system requirements stated above, the software talked about and used in the course may vary. It is recommended that you check with the software suppliers website before making a purchase.