First Aid

- First Aid / Health Services

  • calender 23/01/2024 08:00
    23/01/2024 14:45
  • clock Greek
    clock 6 hours (1 day)
    teacher Mary Frangou


Enables participants to provide first aid at the workplace. First aid includes resuscitation, pain relief, preventing deterioration and providing guidance/ advice to people with specific symptoms.


  • To be able to recognise potential risks to the victim, themselves and bystanders.
  • To be able to recognise the absence of normal breathing.
  • Be able to maintain continuity of basic CPR with the correct ratio of chest compressions: rescue infusions, 30:2.
  • Be able to recognise when to start basic CPR without delay. Articulate the definition of cardiac arrest.
  • Be able to assess the victim’s degree of response.
  • Be able to manage and maintain an open airway.
  • Be able to recognize when to call for help/ pre-hospital care services (ambulance) immediately.
  • Be able to check if the victim is responsive.
  • Be able to cooperate with any bystanders to rescue the victim.
  • Be able to recognise symptoms and administer first aid without hesitation.


Workers from all workplaces.

About the Instructor

Mary Frangou – Director & Training Manager of Columbia Hotel Academy

Mrs. Mary Frangou is a holder of a Bachelor Degree in Greek Medieval Literature from the University of Ioannina, a Master degree in Business Administration and an International Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from the British Safety Council.

In her continuous professional development she acquired the title of Grad IOSH from Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) as well the title of Grad IOSH Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner. Since 2004 and until today she is working in the Hotel industry, and in her capacity as Health & Safety and Quality Manager has been appointed by the Columbia Hotels and Resorts as the responsible manager of the Company’s’ Integrated Management System (IMS) which includes all the operational and Administration aspects of one 5* and two 4* leading Hotels.

She has vast experience in the hotel industry as vocational trainer, Health and Safety and Quality Management as well as in internal auditing. She is the Lead Trainer of the Columbia Hotels & Resorts Training Academy. She is a certified ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 2200 Lead auditor as well as a certified vocational trainer by the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA) and the EHL (École hôtelière de Lausanne).

“We are excited and exhilarated for Columbia Hotel Academy’s official debut. With tourism and hospitality being an instrumental crutch of our beloved island’s growth and prosperity, we recognise the responsibility we bear.” The value that Columbia Hotel Academy’s programmes of study offer to both local and international students alike is monumental: we welcome those who seek to not just excel within their fields, but to forge the way to new heights of hospitality and service.”

Mrs. Mary possesses the following additional Qualifications/Certifications
  • Grad IOSH
  • Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner specified on Tourism Industry and construction
  • Auditor / Lead auditor of ISO 14001, 22000 and 9001
  • Pest Management System Coordinator- Certified by Agriculture Ministry


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  • Date
  • Time
    08:00- 14:45
  • Trainer
    Mary Frangou
  • Location
    Columbia Hotel Academy

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