This qualification is specifically for those individuals who are to become an emergency first-aider in the workplace. This one-day qualification meets the requirements of both the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.
This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.
• the roles and responsibilities of a first-aider
• assessing an emergency situation safely
• CPR and AED
• administering first aid to a choking casualty
• dealing with shock, burns, scalds, ble
The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis.
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and a multiple-choice theory test.
1] Practical observation
The practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment requires learners to demonstrate practical first aid skills.
2] Centre-marked multiple-choice theory assessment 10 Questions.
Learners are required to answer a series of questions contained within theory question papers . Oral questioning may be used.
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