HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 1 day and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

The minimum contact hours for this qualification, excluding breaks should be for a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day.

All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualification which is valid for a period of 3 years

The units covered on this course are:

 

  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

1.1 identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider

1.2 describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others

1.3 identify the need of establishing consent to provide first aid

1.4 complete an accident report form

1.5 identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace

1.6 describe the safe use of first aid equipment

 

  1. be able to assess an incident 2.1 conduct a scene survey

2.2 conduct a primary survey of a casualty

2.3 give examples of when to call for help

 

  1. be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

3.1 assess a casualty’s level of consciousness

3.2 open a casualty’s airway and check breathing

3.3 explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position

3.4 place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position

3.5 manage a casualty who is in seizure

 

  1. be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

4.1 recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

4.2 demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin

 

  1. Know how to recognize and assist a casualty who is choking

5.1 describe how to identify a casualty with a partially blocked airway   completely blocked airway

5.2 administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

 

  1. be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

6.1 identify the types of external bleeding

6.2 control external bleeding

                                            

  1. be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

7.1 recognise shock

7.2 administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

 

  1. be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

8.1 administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises

8.2 administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

8.3 administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

 

Course price £40

Course duration 1 day

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