Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 2) suitable for individuals and teams working in the voluntary and community sector including managers, volunteers, trustees and support staff.
Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 9.30am - 4.30pm, Learn Warwickshire, 6 Mitchell Court, Castle Mound Way, Central Park, Rugby CV23 0UY
Candidates successfully completing this course will be entitled to act as a first aider in the workplace. This Emergency First Aid at Work course may be more suitable whereby a needs assessment has identified a low-risk work environment. This course complies with the Health & Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 (Appendix 6 Content of an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Course)
Note: It is important to understand that the duties of a first aider can be physically demanding. Delegates must be free from any condition that will affect their participation in the course and their capability to carry out the duties of a first aider. It is important that such individuals are physically able to kneel on the floor and administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Note: The Emergency First Aid at Work course is unit 1 and day 1 of the First Aid at Work 3 day course
Format, Learning and Resources
In accordance with Appendix 6 H&S (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
- cross infection;
- recording incidents & actions;
- use of available equipment;
- assessing an incident;
- unconscious casualties (including seizure);
- cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
- Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
- Wounds and bleeding;
- minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);
Successful candidates will be awarded the FRFA Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work certificate valid for 3 years.
Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Although it is not a requirement, Ofqual certification can also be provided at an additional charge per person.
Non-members: £70.00** per person per session
Max 2 people per organisation
*Please ensure that you are listed as a member, and therefore entitled to the discounted fee, before registering for the event: www.wcava.org.uk/member-organisations
**Voluntary Organisations are invited to become members, for free, by completing a Registration Form, found here: www.wcava.org.uk/membership