First Aid Appointed Person
Learning about the first aid appointed person is essential for businesses of all types and sizes and is both a legal obligation under UK law and a potentially life-saving exercise. It is also very commonly misunderstood, and many employers require clarity regarding their obligations.
The first aid appointed person performs the vital role of being the first point of contact for all first aid matters, and we will analyse their four major roles, including taking emergency action and keeping accurate first aid records.
We will also discuss the importance of the first aid kit and provide a comprehensive checklist of everything that needs to be included and learn about the importance of a needs assessment analysis and the legal requirements for appointed people and first aiders.
Finally, we will provide a complete guide for employees and employers on how to choose the most effective appointed person, based on their personality traits and their current role in the organisation.
This is the ultimate resource for understanding everything you need to know about the first aid appointed person in the UK.
What You Will Learn:
- The first aid appointed person’s duties in terms of taking emergency action and
keeping up-to-date records
- The importance of the first aid kit and what needs to be included in it
- How to perform a needs assessment and determine the first aid requirements of
- How to choose the best first aid appointed person, using both their personality traits and their position within the organisation
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will potentially save lives within your organisation
- You will avoid the legal consequences of not complying with UK law
- You will ensure healthy, safe and productive employees
- You will upskill and empower suitable employees to fulfil an important role
Who can take the First Aid Appointed Person Certification course?There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 0 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although students are free to spend as much or as little time as they feel necessary on each module.
Where / when can the course be studied?The course can be studied study at any time and from any internet connected device
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 0 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 0 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if a user fails the test?If the user doesn’t pass the test first time they will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times a test can be taken.
How long does it take to complete the First Aid Appointed Person Certification course?We estimate that the course will take about 1.25 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.