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 analyze 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 two modules are overflowing with valuable information that you can use in your cleaning career, this includes:
- 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 your organisation
- How to choose the best first aid appointed person, using both their personality traits and their position within the organisation
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 course?
Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into 2 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 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%. If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.
How long does it take to complete the course?
We estimate that the course will take about 2 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end-of-course test.
- Module 1: Background and Responsibilities
- Module 2 : Choosing the Right First Aid Appointed Person
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