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1 DAY COURSE

The objective of this qualification is to support candidates in becoming first aiders in the workplace.

The objective of this qualification is to support learners in becoming emergency first aiders in the workplace. The content of the qualification meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.


The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock.


In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place emergency first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

 

 

 

AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (RFQ)

 One day course

AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (RFQ)

Course Content

  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
    1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
    1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
    1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

  2. Be able to assess an incident
    2.1 Conduct a scene survey
    2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
    2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

  3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
    3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
    3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
    3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
    3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

  4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
    4.1 Identify when choking is: • mild • severe
    4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

  5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
    5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
    5.2 Demonstrate how to control external bleeding

  6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
    6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
    6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

  7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries
    7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with

• small cuts

• grazes

• bruises

• small splinters

      7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scald

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

COURSE DESIGN AND TRAINING DELIVERY

All Trainers are qualified subject specialists with strong experience within the sector. They will use

use a variety of training methods and resources that can include:

● Trainer led group training sessions / workshops face to face or online using video conferencing

● Individual training sessions face to face, telephone or video conferencing

● Resources – paper based, electronic and signposted external resources

● Online portfolio that can be accessed by learner and designated organisational contact

● Virtual learning environment

Individualised approach

● Access to a Trainer through the portfolio, phone, text, email, IM 

● Follow a personalised programme for Maths and English

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