Qualification title: FAA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) Code 600/7379/2
Unit 1 title: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit code A/504/4517
A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required.
A range of subjects is covered including:
- Responsibilities and reporting
- Assessment of the situation
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Minor injuries
- Basic hygiene in First Aid
- Bleeding control
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.
A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 14 years of age.