Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in 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.

Qualification Title

FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) Code: 603/2080/1

Unit Title 

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit code: Y/615/8504

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

• Responsibilities and reporting

• Resuscitation and AED awareness

• Burns

• Assessment of the situation

• Anatomy

• Choking

• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

• Minor injuries

• Epilepsy

• Basic hygiene in First Aid

• Bleeding control

• Shock

Assessment and Marking

The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.

Certification

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, 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

Course Price and other information

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

£90 Plus VAT per person. Dates available on request.


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