Emergency First Aid at Work Level 2 Qualification
This qualification is ideal for most business whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace. All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.
All our First Aid courses fully meet the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.
This course must be at least 6 contact hours and run over a minimum of 1 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. Please be advised that the classroom course has a minimum age requirement of 16.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a certified CPD statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an evidence based learning statement.
UNIT 1 Emergency First Aid in the workplace.
- 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 report form.
- 1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in the workplace.
- 1.6 Describe the safe use of First Aid equipment.
UNIT 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.
UNIT 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.
UNIT 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.
UNIT 5 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
- 5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially blocked airway completely blocked airway
- 5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
UNIT 6 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
- 6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding.
- 6.2 Control external bleeding.
UNIT 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
UNIT 8 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury
- 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