Course Designed For:
People requiring knowledge of first aid and acting as a first aider in the workplace.
Where an assessment of first aid requires a first aider
Aim of the Course:
The first aid qualification aims to create a level of competence in first aid skills for the workplace.
Be 16 years of age or older.
Validity of Award:
This qualification is valid for three years and must be revalidated on a 2 day refresher course.
The ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency arises in the workplace
The ability to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation promptly and effectively
Administering first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is unconscious, wounded or bleeding, burned or scalded, suffering from bone injury, muscle injury, joint injury, eye injury, poisoned or overcome by gas/fumes
Transporting a casualty to safety as required by the circumstances of the workplace
The recognition of minor illnesses and taking appropriate action
Maintaining records and providing written information to a doctor or hospital if required
Understanding the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures
Understanding the legal framework for first aid provision at work
Demonstrating the use of first aid equipment provided in the workplace
Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (A/504/4517)
Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the workplace (f/504/4518)
Continual Assessment by the tutor
Demonstrate the ability to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an adult manikin
Demonstrate the ability to carry out first aid for an unconscious casualty
Demonstrate the ability to carry out first aid for a workplace emergency situation
Complete 2 worksheets during the course
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