RE-QUALIFICATION

Unit 1: Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria:

 

This forms 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

 

 

 

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace
 

This forms the second part of the qualification.

 

  • 1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey

    • 1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history

    • 1.2 Conduct a head to toe survey
       

  • 2. Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

    • 2.1 Recognise suspected;

      •   - Fractures

      •   - Dislocations

      •   - Sprains and strains

    • 2.2 Administer first aid for;

      •   - Fractures

      •   - Dislocations

      •   - Sprains and strains
         

  • 3. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

    • 3.1 Recognise suspected;

      •   - Concussion

      •   - Skull fracture

      •   - Cerebral compression

      •   - Spinal injury

    • 3.2 Administer first aid for suspected;

      •   - Concussion

      •   - Skull fracture

      •   - Cerebral compression

      •   - Spinal injury
         

  • 4. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries

    • 4.1 Recognise the different types of chest injury

    • 4.2 Administer first aid for a chest injury
       

  • 5. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds

    • 5.1 Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds

    • 5.2 Administer first aid for burns involving;

      •   - Dry Heat

      •   - Wet Heat

      •   - Electricity

      •   - Chemicals
         

  • 6. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with a eye injury

    • 6.1 Give examples of common eye injuries

    • 6.2 Administer first aid for eye injuries involving;

      •   - Dust

      •   - Chemicals

      •   - Embedded objects
         

  • 7. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

    • 7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body

    • 7.2 Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning

    • 7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning
       

  • 8. Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis

    • 8.1 Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis

    • 8.2 Recognise anaphylaxis

    • 8.3 Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis
       

  • 9. Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

    • 9.1 Recognise major illnesses including;

      •   - Heart attack

      •   - Stroke

      •   - Epilepsy

      •   - Asthma

      •   - Diabetes

    • 9.2 Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including;

      •   - Heart attack

      •   - Stroke

      •   - Epilepsy

      •   - Asthma

      •   - Diabetes

 

 

Who should attend?

 

All candidates for this courses must already have a valid First Aid at Work training certificate at the date of assessment as this is the renewal/refresher course (as of 1st June 2006 you now have 28 days after this date to complete this renewal by, or attendance at a full 3 day course is required).

 

Certificate?

 

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

 

Course Duration?

 

2 days or a total of 12 hours instruction

 

Cost:

 

£85 Per Person / Group Booking of 12 £850

 

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