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Course duration:Three days
Venue:The course can be delivered at the customer’s venue subject to the availability of a suitable area.
The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to attain 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.
It is recommended that training is refreshed every 3 years with half-day annual refreshers.
The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation.
There are two methods of assessment, to be used to ensure that learners have gained the required knowledge, skills and understanding relating to FAW:
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. The learner must also demonstrate the ability to apply an AED and follow instructions.
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.
Secondary Survey Assessment: The learner must demonstrate a secondary survey on a casualty who is on the floor.
Fractures Assessment The learner must demonstrate the application of a support and elevation sling and Manual Inline Stabilisation for suspected spinal injury.
Choking casualty assessment. The Learner must demonstrate the management of a choking casualty.
Workbook will be completed throughout the day or at the end of the course. This must be completed under examination conditions.
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