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First Aid for Freelancers - 1 Day

  • Yr Hen Lyfrgell The Hayes Cardiff CF10 1BH (map)

As a freelancer, you never know when the basics of emergency first aid may be critically important. When working directly with the public and collaborating with colleagues you may encounter and need to deal with a wide range of situations and scenarios, including those emergencies where injuries may occur and lives be put at risk.

For journalists, communications professionals and photographers - especially those working as freelancers or running small media enterprises - this course provides you with an important skill, experience and a certificate at a fantastic price and in a supportive environment learning alongside others working within the industry.

Plus, a recognised First Aid qualification can really boost your CV, demonstrating your reliability and preparedness, and can be a great boost to your overall levels of confidence and employability.

What will I learn?

Delegates attending the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW), will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects:

· Recording of accidents

· Gaining consent to treat

· 2015 act to protect first aiders

· Assessing the unconscious patient

· Recovery position


· Shock

· Burns

· Dealing with allergic reactions

· Wound management

· Asthma attacks

· Epilepsy seizures

· Choking

What qualification will I gain?

The course is delivered under the ‘First Aid Industry Body’ (FAIB) and each successful delegate will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.

A little about their expert trainer

The course will be delivered by Stephan Wilcox, who has over 30 years frontline Paramedic experience with the NHS. Stephan’s deliver style is very relaxed yet extremely informative. This enables the delegates to acquire new skills and gain the confidence to carry them out should the occasion arise. Stephan has been delivering first aid courses to both the private and public sectors for 12 years and is the author of the 44 page training manual that each delegate receives on the day of the course and which many other first aid training providers now also use for their courses.