EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK
Emergency First Aid at Work is ideal for LOW-risk workplaces such as offices and small businesses or companies.
This emergency first aid at work course will equip you with essential lifesaving skills, you will learn how to safely manage an unconscious casualty and give CPR to a casualty who is not breathing and you will have the confidence and competence to use an AED in an emergency and put the casualty into the recovery position too.
You will also learn how to provide treatment for minor injuries such as burns, scalds, bites, cuts, grazes, wounds, bleeds and seizures and quite a bit more too in an intense but fun 6 hours tutor-led training.
Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus includes
Understand the role and responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider in reference to:
- Preventing cross infection
- Importance of recording incidents and actions
- Using available equipment
- Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:
- is unresponsive but breathing normally
- is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
- is choking
- has external bleeding
- is suffering from medical shock
- has splinters,
- has cuts, grazes, and bruising
- has minor burns or scalds
- is having a seizure
6 guided learning hours (1day).
Practical observations during your training day and a final multi-choice question paper at the end of your course.
Candidates who successfully pass all the practical elements of the course and pass the final multi-choice paper will be awarded an Ofqual approved QNUK Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)
This is valid for 3 years from the date of the course, you will receive an A4 size certificate and also a wallet/purse size plastic qualification card.
This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.
It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.
Attendees will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore be physically capable of doing so.