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McCrudden Training

Eastbourne & District Chamber of Commerce

Workshop TitleEmergency First Aid at Work

Summary of the overall aims of the course

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 requires employers to provide suitable first-aid equipment, facilities and personnel to make sure that assistance is given to employees if they are injured or become ill at work.

First aiders in your organisation must have a valid certificate of competence. Emergency First Aid at Work training enables a first-aider to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work.

Course objectives

The content of the course is equivalent to those provided by well known national first aid organisations and covers topics relevant to the delegates workplaces. Delegates completing the course successfully will be awarded the Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate valid for three years from the date of issue. At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the aims of first aid, & the role of the first aid appointed person;
  • Safely manage an emergency using appropriate first aid equipment;
  • Prioritise injuries and administer appropriate first aid accordingly;
  • Perform effective basic life support (CPR) in accordance with Resus Council guidelines (2010);
  • Describe the reasons for unconsciousness & provide effective first aid to an unconscious casualty;
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of the most important first aid emergencies (including heart attacks, stroke, severe bleeding, shock and choking); and
  • Demonstrate appropriate first aid to manage the more
  • important first aid emergencies

This course is provided in partnership with NHS Hastings and Rother, an organisation approved by the Health and Safety Executive to deliver first aid training.

Target audience

Anyone responsible for first aid in the workplace. Those wanting to increase their confidence that they would know what to do in an emergency.


One day (6 hours)

Min / Max no. of delegates


Assessment Method

Ongoing assessment by the tutor.


Nicky McCrudden: Nicky has over 15 years experience as a First Aider. She formerly studied anatomy and physiology at the University of Brighton and has been teaching first aid for 6 years. A member of the Association of First Aiders.


Delegate rate for Edeal clients and Chamber Members £85