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To attend a requalifying course, learners must produce a copy of a First Aid at Work Certificate that is either HSE approved or Ofqual/SQA regulated. This certificate must not have expired by more than 3 months.
Course duration:Two days
Venue:The course can be delivered at the customer’s venue subject to the availability of a suitable area.
Requalification RequirementsIt is recommended that training is refreshed every 3 years.
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.
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.
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.
Multiple choice questionnaire for Unit 1 and Unit 2 Each learner should answer all of the questions under 'examination' conditions.
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