Human Resources

Health and Safety

First Aid Training Programme

Training is organised through the Health and Safety Office, contact hstraining@port.ac.uk. All first aid courses must be accredited by the HSE.
 
To become a First Aider: 3 day First Aid at Work Training (On completion of this course, you will become a University First Aider and receive an allowance)
 
To Re-certify: 2 day First Aid at Work Re-certification course taken after 3 years.
 
To become an Emergency First Aider: 1 Day Emergency First Aid Training

 

Skills Workshops - Workshops are open to all First Aiders who wish to practice unused skills or discuss relevant First Aid topics. All First Aiders should attend one workshop within the 3 year period between courses as part of the Annual Refresher Training.  A certificate will be issued on completion of the workshop. 

 

Related Training - (recommended by the Health and Safety Office)

Accident Reporting -  To enable staff to understand and appreciate the importance of the University’s Accident Reporting procedures.  To ensure accurate completion of the necessary forms.

Anaphylaxis Awareness and Epi-Pen Training - To enable trained first aiders to understand the symptoms of anaphylaxis and administer an Epi-Pen in situations that require them.

AED Training - To familiarise trained first aiders with the use of University Defibrillators

 

To book on any of the above courses email: hstraining@port.ac.uk