FAA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

RQF Level 2 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)

Qualification title:

FAA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Code:

600/7379/2

Unit 1 title:

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Unit code:

A/504/4517

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)

Qualification title:

Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 5

Code:

R270 04

Unit 1 title:

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Unit code:

UB74 04

 

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Duration

A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:-

Responsibilities and reporting

Resuscitation and AED awareness

Burns

Assessment of the situation

Anatomy

Choking

Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

Minor injuries

Epilepsy

Basic hygiene in First Aid

Bleeding control

Shock

Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.

A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.

The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Location

We are able to deliver this course on your site, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.