Training Qualifications UK Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
The recommended HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF), 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 HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) qualification, excluding breaks should be for a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day.
All successful students will be issued with a Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. The HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace
Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC) regulated by Ofqual. Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. HSE approved.
Maximum 12 candidates. Open and Closed courses – At training facilities, conference centres, hotels etc, nationwide and overseas.
Learning Outcomes for the HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
1 Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
2 Know how to assess an incident
2.1 Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help
3 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
3.1 Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4 Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
4 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
4.1 Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5 Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
6 Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
7 Manage a casualty who is in shock
7.1 Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2 Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
8 Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
8.1 Describe how to manage a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters
Highfield (Awarding Body for Compliance) Certificate regulated by Ofqual (QCF)
Price on application. All our prices are extremely competitive. Minimum 6 candidates on closed courses (negotiable).