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EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)


Qualification title:

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work – Code 500/989

Unit 1 Title:

Emergency First Aid Skills

DESCRIPTION

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then these national Awards for Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.


Duration

A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities..


Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Heart attacks
  • Minor injuries
  • Bleeding control
  • Angina
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock


Certification
Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.


Numbers
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify

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FIRST AID AT WORK

Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland & Wales)


Qualification title:

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work – Code 500/9894/9

Unit 1 Title:

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace – Unit Code A/504/4517
Unit 2 Title:

Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace – Unit Code F/504/4518

DESCRIPTION

It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers should provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees. This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.


This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level.


Duration

A minimum of 18 hours spread over at least three days.
Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.


Syllabus

A range of subjects is covered including:


  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Resuscitation
  • Bandaging
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Diabetes

Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a question paper on each day.
A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Numbers
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 16 years of age.

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