2 days Activity First Aid

 

MEDISAFE TRAINING 31 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HH

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Activity First Aid 2 Days training course

 

 

Description

 

This in house Activity First Aid training course complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Delegates will learn the skills and knowledge to provide First Aid treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The topics covered in this course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

 

This training course is designed to provide the knowledge and competence required for a learner to deal with a range of first aid situations with a focus on sports and activity related conditions. This course is suitable for learners working in outdoor and activity environments or involved in voluntary and community activities. Day 1 syllabus of this course is suitable for learners wishing to act as an Emergency First Aider in the Workplace.

 

 

Duration

 

This training course is taught for 12 hours over a minimum of 2 days and consists of theoretical and practical sessions. This 12 hours Activity First aid training course can also be spread over a maximum of 6 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours (subject to extra cost). The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 12 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.

 

 

Course content

 

Day 1

 

  • Roles and responsibilities of the First Aider
  • Legislation
  • First Aid box and contents
  • The Accident Record form
  • Basic hygiene and infection control in First Aid
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Primary survey and Agonal Gasping
  • Secondary assessment and Recovery position
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation and CPR
  • Identify how to perform CPR for:

• children

• victims of drowning

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use training
  • Respiratory System and Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Minor injuries
  • Wounds and Bleeding control
  • Circulatory System and Shock
  • Minor Burns and Foreign Bodies

 

Day 2

 

  • The secondary assessment
  • Bones, joints and muscle injuries
  • Demonstrate how to apply:

• a support sling

• an elevated sling

  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest and abdominal injuries
  • Specialised burn injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis and auto injector training
  • Bites and Stings
  • Major illnesses including Heart Attack, Diabetes, Epilepsy and Asthma
  • Effects of extreme heat and cold

 

Cost

 

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.

 

 

Assessment

 

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor and will be in assessed a practical and a written assessment designed to assess the learner’s skills, knowledge and understanding. A learner must successfully pass both the written and practical assessments to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment;learners pass or are referred.

 

 

Certification

 

A HSE compliant certificate of course attendance from MEDISAFE TRAINING lasting 3 years will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.

 

OFQUAL Accredited and Regulated RQF Level 3 Activity First Aid training course with certificates can also be arranged at an additional cost but this must be made known to us at the time of the booking and prior to the commencement of the training course.

 

 

Important Information

 

Please note that it is a requirement that candidates must be at least 16 years of age and physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

 

Candidates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.

 

Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.
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