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Do you have the First Aiders you need within your workplace or school? Maybe you have too many, maybe you have too little.

Overview

Do you have the First Aiders you need within your workplace or school? Maybe you have too many, maybe you have too little. To help you ensure you are employing the correct number of First Aiders within the workplace we have launched a First Aid calculator. This calculator will simply allow you to calculate how many First Aiders you need and the levels of training they require.

This 12 hour course is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities, such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, Skiing etc. Suitable for School Journey leaders, Duke of Edinburgh Leaders/Supervisors, minibus drivers, sports activity leaders, outdoor team leaders, canoeing and kayaking leaders etc.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.

What will I study?

This course comprises of two mandatory units 

Unit one

First Aid Essentials

  1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  2. Be able to assess an incident.
  3. Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
  4. Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
  5. Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
  6. Manage a casualty with external bleeding.
  7. Manage a casualty who is in shock.
  8. Manage a casualty with a minor injury.

Unit Two

Management of Illness and Injury in Activities

  1. Conduct a secondary survey.
  2. Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
  3. Administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head neck and back injuries.
  4. Administer first aid to a casualty with a suspected chest and abdominal injuries.
  5. Administer first aid to a casualty with thermal injuries.
  6. Administer first aid to a casualty with eye injuries.
  7. Administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
  8. Administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylactic shock.
  9. Provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
  10. Provide first aid to a casualty who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold.

The course will be delivered through a flexible approach to teaching considering the learners speed and abilities, in learning style, to make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable. This helps stimulate and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. A variety of teaching styles and resources help make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable, helping to stimulate learning and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. These include work books, Power point, group discussion, practical activities, role play, and question and answer sessions

What can I do next?

For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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