First Aid

First Aid Training Courses in the North West

We provide First Aid training courses in Accrington, Lancashire, and the North West, for people at workplaces and the home who want to learn emergency first aid. Get yourself and your team trained in one of our flexible first aid training, first aid refresher courses, and bespoke first aid training courses, all of which comply with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

Here at Thompson Training, our friendly and professional team provide first aid training for individuals and small groups. We offer different first aid courses depending on your requirements, including emergency first aid at work training, pediatric first aid, defibrillator training, and more. Our first aid training courses can be held at our premises in Accrington, Lancashire, and we can also come to you.

First Aid Training (Emergency First Aid at Work) EFAW Near Lancashire

This course is ideal for people working in low-hazard environments like offices where a staff member needs to be trained in emergency first aid at work. Emergency First Aid at work will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to handle a wide range of emergency situations and administer treatment swiftly and correctly during an emergency at work.

Emergency First Aid at Work Training Course Content

Our emergency first aid at work training course covers the following topics:

  • – The role of the first aider
  • – Managing an emergency
  • – Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • – Communication and casualty care
  • – Resuscitation (adult CPR)
  • – Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • – Fainting
  • – Seizures (adult)
  • – Burns
  • – Shock
  • – Choking (adult)
  • – Unconscious casualties

To book your Emergency First Aid at Work training course, call 01254419834.

First Aid at Work (FAW)

This course gives you a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces. Learn how to provide first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill while at work with our First Aid at Work training course. It’s perfect as a first aid refresher course and covers the most common serious illnesses and injuries that can occur in the workplace and gives you the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. We also provide bespoke first aid training courses suited to you and your requirements.

First Aid at Work Course Content

Our first aid at work course covers the following topics:

  • The role of the first aider Head injuries
  • Managing an emergency
  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Low blood sugar
  • Asthma Poisoning
  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Resuscitation (adult CPR)
  • Bone, muscle, and joint injuries
  • Seizures (adult)
  • Burns and scalds
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Chest pains (including heart attack)
  • Shock
  • Choking (adult)
  • Spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • -troke
  • Fainting
  • Unconscious casualty

To book your First Aid at Work training course, call 01254419834.

Paediatric First Aid Training in the North West

This course is for people who look after babies and children and is ideal for parents, childminders, nannies, au pairs, teachers, classroom assistants, and playgroup assistants. The Paediatric First Aid Course will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to confidently administer a wide range of first aid treatments tailored to children. This includes many common injuries, specific childhood conditions, and also life-threatening emergencies.

Paediatric First Aid Course Content

Our paediatric first aid course covers the following topics:

  • Unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
  • Unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • External bleeding
  • Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma attacks and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Febrile convulsions
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Electric shocks
  • Burns or scalds
  • Poisons
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor injuries including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock

To book your Paediatric First Aid training course, call 01254419834.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training

Learn how to use a defibrillator in our AED training courses held across the North West. Learn how to quickly identify the symptoms of cardiac arrest and accurately apply and use an AED without hesitation to increase the casualty’s chance of survival.

AED Training Course Content

Our AED training course covers the following topics:

  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Chest pains
  • Getting to know the AED (any type)
  • Operating the AED
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)

To book your AED training course with Thompson Training, call 01254419834.

Anaphylaxis Safety Training Course

This course is designed to help learners understand what anaphylaxis is, what the symptoms are, and what can be done to help a person in anaphylactic shock. It is ideal for anyone who works with, lives with, or cares for people who suffer from anaphylaxis, anyone who works with members of the public, or anyone who works in the food industry. You will learn how to prevent, recognise, and treat severe allergic reactions, including the use of auto-injectors and CPR.

Anaphylaxis Training Course Content

Our anaphylaxis training course covers the following topics:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Resuscitation (CPR for all ages)
  • Auto-injector
  • Primary survey
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Unconscious casualty

To book your anaphylaxis training course with Thompson Training, call 01254419834.

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