09:30 to 16:30
1 week course
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The Emergency First Aid at Work course will enable you to act as an appointed person and to take charge of the First Aid arrangements, including looking after the equipment and calling for the Emergency Services, along with specific first aid situations. The course is accredited by Qualsafe and is suitable for low risk environments. All learners need to be able to undertake a 20 question multiple choice test paper and undertake practical assessments on the floor.
This qualification is valid for 3 years with the recommendation to refresh every 12 months. There is also an option to do this as a non-accredited course, First Aid for Adults (Intermediate), with a college certificate, for anyone that doesn’t require the accredited certificate for work.
How long is the course?
6 hours (usually delivered 9.30am – 4.30pm
What will I learn?
1. Define the roles and responsibilities of a first aider.
2. Demonstrate a primary survey & effective incident & casualty assessment.
3. Deliver effective cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult utilising a defibrillator (AED).
4. Demonstrate the safe handling of an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
5. Recognise and respond to a casualty that is choking using the 3 staged approach.
6. Recognise and respond to a casualty that is bleeding and in shock.
7. Identify and respond to minor injuries and common first aid situations.
8. Recognise and respond to a casualty with a burn.
9. Recognise and respond to a casualty having a seizure
10.Identify further learning opportunities.
How will the course be assessed?
You will learn in a variety of ways:
• Active listening and discussion
• Paired and group tasks
• Participation in practical exercises
• Personal reflection and action planning
• Access to Apps, websites and Moodle (Virtual Learning Environment) will be provided so you can complete some tasks during the session on-line, and access the resources after the session has ended to extend your learning.
Materials and other information
Please wear appropriate clothing to participate in the practical activities.
The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways. Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email email@example.com
Progression and Careers
• Your teacher will use a range of activities to review your knowledge on the subject and identify any gaps and additional information required
• You will also receive verbal and written feedback from the teacher during the session
• The Individual Learning Plan includes an opportunity for you to assess your knowledge at the start of the session and again at the end against the content. This allows you to identify how much you have learnt and where you might need to do further study or research.
• You will also be supported to set individual targets for the course based on your personal goals and aspirations.