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First Aid Annual Skills Update Foundation

Course duration:half-day

Venue:The course can be delivered at the customer’s venue subject to the availability of a suitable area.

Aim of the Qualification

The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to refresh the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.

Intended Audience

The qualification is designed for qualified first aiders who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation, who need to refresh their skills as recommended by the HSE and to avoid skills fading.

Requalification Requirements

The Annual Refresher is only valid for a period of 1 year. At which point the learner would normally retake this qualification or repeat their FAW or EFAW qualification. This is in line with the requirements of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

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Assessment Methods

1.Practical assessment: -

this is observed by the Trainer throughout the course and includes the following:

CPR Assessment: The learner must demonstrate CPR on a resuscitation manikin on the floor.

Unconscious Casualty Assessment:The learner must demonstrate the treatment of an unconscious casualty who is on the floor.

Wounds Bleeding and Shock Assessment:The learner must demonstrate the treatment of bleeding including the application of a sling, dressings and shocked casualty positioning.

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