Emergency first aid at work (QA level 2 award)
1 day, maximum 12 delegates per course
This qualification is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of first aid at work courses for the purpose of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (Northern Ireland 1982).
The emergency first aid at work course is designed to enable delegates to attain knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency situations. Delegates should be able to demonstrate practical application of safe, prompt and effective first aid in an emergency situation. This course caters for higher risk environments.
The qualification comprises of one mandatory unit with a total of 1 credit and 8 guided learning hours. Written assessments are undertaken at the end of the course whilst practical skills will be assessed continuously throughout.
Who Should Attend
The emergency first aid at work course is designed for individuals with specific responsibilities at work or in voluntary or community activities to provide first aid in emergency situations.
Unit 1; emergency first aid in the workplace
- The role of the first aider
- Incident and casualty assessment
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
- Recovery position including management of seizure
- External bleeding and hypovolaemic shock including tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
- Minor injuries
- Written assessments