*Does this course meet the First Aid requirements for you specific workplace? <click here>

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT
WORK

 

Course Overview
This course is designed for anyone wanting to become an emergency first aider or appointed person* and provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid
situations in low risk work environments.

Number of Candidates per course:
10 – 14 Candidates

Course Length:
1 Day

Course Aim:
The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills
to undertake the role of an emergency first aider

Course Content:

The role and responsibilities of a first aider

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • List the role and responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider.
  • List ways to minimise the risk of infection
  • State the importance of establishing consent before providing treatment
  • Complete an accident form
  • List the contents of a first aid kit
  • Explain the need for recording
    and reporting incidents

Patient Assessment

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • State the principles
    of conducting a ‘scene survey’
  • Identify the types of dangers a first aider could face
  • Conduct a ‘primary survey’
    of a casualty
  • Identify when to call the emergency services

The unconscious casualty

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • State the principles of assessing a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway using the ‘head tilt, chin lift’ method
  • Demonstrate how to check if a casualty is breathing
  • Identify the reasons for placing a casualty in the recovery position
  • Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty in the recovery position
  • State the principles of managing a casualty who is having a seizure

Resuscitation

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • State the principles of the ‘chain of survival’
  • Identify when to perform CPR
  • Demonstrate how to administer CPR
  • Demonstrate how to use an Automated External Defibrillator

The choking casualty

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Identify the two types of choking
  • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

Bleeding and wound management

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Identify the different types of external bleeding
  • Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is bleeding

Shock management

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • List the recognition features of shock
  • List the causes of shock
  • State the principles of managing a casualty who is in shock

Minor injuries

By the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • State the treatment for minor cuts, grazes and bruises
  • State the principles of administering first aid to a casualty with
    a minor burn/scald
  • State the principles of administering first aid to a casualty with
    a small splinter

Cost:
The cost of this course is….

£550 – 10 Candidates (£55 per person)
£612 – 12 Candidates (£51 per person)
£672 – 14 Candidates (£48 per person)

Includes training materials, candidate registration, certification and checkable database for 3 years