FIRST AID AT WORK LEVEL 2

This for the first unit of the First Aid at Work qualification

 

  • 1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

    • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider

    • 1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others

    • 1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid

    • 1.4 Complete an accident form

    • 1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace

    • 1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment
       

  • 2. Be able to assess an incident

    • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey

    • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty

    • 2.3 Give examples of when to call for help
       

  • 3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

    • 3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness

    • 3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing

    • 3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position

    • 3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position

    • 3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure
       

  • 4 Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

    • 4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

    • 4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
       

  • 5 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

    • 5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with 

      •   - Partially blocked airway

      •  -  Completely blocked airway

    • 5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
       

  • 6 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

    • 6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding

    • 6.2 Control external bleeding
       

  • 7 Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

    • 7.1 Recognise shock

    • 7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock
       

  • 8 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor in jury

    • 8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises

    • 8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

    • 8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

 
 
Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

 

  • 1. Understand basic life support requirements

    • 1.1 Describe the principles that underpin basic life support

    • 1.2 Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed

    • 1.3 Explain why early intervention is necessary

    • 1.4 Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest

  • 2. Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques and automated external defibrillator use in line with current national guidelines

    • 2.1 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    • 2.2 Demonstrate compression only resuscitation

    • 2.3 Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices

    • 2.4 Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty

    • 2.5 Demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator

    • 2.6 Describe the differences when using an automated external defibrillator on a child
       

  • 3. Be able to demonstrate post- resuscitation procedures

    • 3.1 Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position

    • 3.2 Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position

    • 3.3 Describe handover and reporting procedures
       

  • 4 Be able to carry out basic user maintenance and troubleshoot problems with an automated external defibrillator

    • 4.1 Identify when a defibrillator battery requires changing

    • 4.2 Identify when electrode pads need replacing

    • 4.3 Demonstrate how to troubleshoot problems if the automated external defibrillator does not function correctly
       

  • 5 Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator

    • 5.1 Describe the safety considerations when using AED’s

 

Who should attend?

 

Any person who has been designated by their employer as a first aider at work. All employers in the UK have a legal obligation under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to make First Aid provision for their employees.  

 

Certificate?

 

An (QCF) approved certificate valid for three years is issued on completion of assessment.

 

 

Course Duration?

 

6 hours 

 

Cost:

 

£48 Per Person / Group booking of 12 £480

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