Warwickshire CAVA: Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 2)

on Tuesday 16th Oct, 2018 at 9:00am

This course is suitable for individuals and teams working in the voluntary and community sector including managers, volunteers, trustees and support staff.

Date:
Tuesday, 16th October 2018, 9.00am - 3.30pm, Newtown Centre, Newtown Road, Nuneaton CV11 4HG

Details:
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: The Emergency First Aid at Work course is unit 1 and day 1 of the First Aid at Work 3 day course

Objectives:

  • 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

  • choking;

  • Wounds and bleeding;

  • Shock;

  • minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);

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.

Duration:
One-day (6 hours) Strictly 9.00am start in order to finish at 3:30pm

Assessment method:
Activities, test paper, practical assessment

Pre-requisite:
None

Suggested progression:

Recommended Annual Refresher Training;
Mandatory Requalification every three years by re-taking the one-day course;
Option to upgrade to the First Aid at Work 3 day qualification;
Automatic External Defibrillation training;

Trainer/s:
First Response

Fee:
Members:* £55
Non-members:** £70 per person per session

Max 2 people per organisation

For further information please contact Alison Orr on 01788 574258, or email: aorr@wcava.org.uk

*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


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