First Aid Course


The online First Aid at Work Course from Oplex Careers has been designed to provide insight into the field of First Aid at Work.


Course Description

The online First Aid at Work Course will explore the importance of first aid at work. This course will provide an key skills and knowledge relating to providing first aid at work.

Course Syllabus

The First Aid at Work Course is split into the following modules:


    • First Aid Legislation


  • – Legal Requirements.
  • – First Aid Needs Assessment.
  • – Recording And Reporting.


    • Equipment And Provisions


  • Minimum Provisions Required


– First Aid Kits
– Appointed Persons


  • Additional Provisions


– First-Aider
– First Aid Room
– Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
– First Aid Signs


    • Assessment


  • Initial Assessment
    – The Primary Survey
    – The Secondary Survey
    – Calling an Ambulance
    – Prioritising Actions


    • First Aid Techniques


  • Performing CPR
    – The Recovery Position
    – Using a Defibrillator
    – Dressing and Bandaging


    • First Aid for Illnesses


  • Loss of Responsiveness
    – Heart Conditions
    – Temperature-Related Illness
    – Stroke
    – Seizures
    – Anaphylaxis
    – Diabetes-Related Illnesses


    • First Aid for Injuries and Incidents


  • Head Injuries
    – Severe Bleeding
    – Fractures and Dislocations
    – Burns and Scalds
    – Electrocution
    – Poisoning
    – Choking


Final Assessment


To assess the learners ability and knowledge to effectively understand the topics contained within the First Aid at Work Course, the course features a number of end of module interactive quiz questions.

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test. This online multiple choice test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


On successful completion of this First Aid at Work Course learners will receive a  Certificate of Achievement.