3 days (18 + Hours)
This qualification consists of two units (Leading to one qualification). Both certify to the First Aid at Work qualification.

This qualification is valid for 3 years.

Units covered for qualification:
1)First Aid in the Workplace
2)Recognition & Management of illness and injury in the workplace.

*Being Safe – best practise including prevention of cross-infection.

*Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness.

*Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making.

*Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including seizure.

*CPR & Choking – dealing with the non breathing casualty, including drowning.

*Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock.

*Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters.

*Major Injuries – injuries to bones including suspected head injuries, spinal injuries and chest injuries.

​*Soft tissue injuries – to muscles & joints including dislocations.

*Major Burns and Scalds.

*Eye Injuries – including how to irrigate an eye.

*Sudden Poisoning & Stings – including anaphylactic shock.

*Major Illnesses – recognising the presence of including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.

*Monitoring – Casualty Cards & monitoring plus hand over to rescue services.

*Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions.

*First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits.


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