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Grey Seal Apprenticeships Training Recruitment Unit 3,

The Heritage Business Centre Derby Road, Belper. DE56 1SW

3 DAY COURSE

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

The content of the qualification meets the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) requirements for training 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, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.

In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place 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 FIRST AID AT WORK (RFQ)

 Level 3 Qualification

AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK (RFQ)

Units 

  1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey
    1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
    1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey

  2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    2.1 Recognise suspected:
    • Fractures and dislocations • Sprains and straina
    2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for: • Fractures and dislocations • Sprains and strains                                             2.3 Demonstrate how to apply: • a support sling • an elevated sling

  3. Be able to to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries                                                          3.1 Recognise a suspected: • Head injury • Spinal injury
    3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head Injury.
    3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury.

  4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries
    4.1 Recognise a suspected: • Flail chest • Penetrating chest injury
    4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a: • Flail chest • Penetrating chest injury

  5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds
    5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
    5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving: • Dry heat • Wet heat • Electricity • Chemicals

  6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury
    6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving: • Dust • Chemicals • Embedded objects

  7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
    7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
    7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
    7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

  8. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis
    8.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis
    8.2 Recognise suspected anaphylaxis
    8.3 Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis

  9. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness
    9.1 Recognise suspected: • Heart Attack • Stroke • Epileptic seizure • Asthma attack • Diabetic emergency
    9.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty suffering from: • Heart Attack • Stroke • Epileptic seizure • Asthma attack • Diabetic emergency

  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

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury 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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