First Aid Essentials

The QA Level 2 Award in First Aid Essentials (RQF) qualification enables learners to gain the skills and knowledge needed to administer safe, prompt, effective first aid in situations which can arise when providing care.

Key Course Information

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6 Hours Duration

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What’s it about?

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, external bleeding, shock and minor injuries.

Who’s it for?

This qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people they are caring for when dealing with an emergency.

Why choose us?

Learn using some of the most advanced equipment available

At The Practical Training Hub, not only do we invest in our trainers to make sure they provide the best training possible, we also heavily invest in the best kit. We use a variety of training aids including simulated injuries, technology and advanced electronic manikins as well as actors which be utilised to create an even more practical engaging beneficial training session.

For example, our resuscitation manikins can not only provide you with the opportunity to practice the lifesaving skill of CPR, they can also provide instant visual feedback on depth and rate of compressions as well as how effective your ventilations are!

What will i learn

During this whole day course, Learners will be given the opportunity to practise essential basic life support procedures, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, recovery position, CPR and choking.

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Responsibilities of the First Aider

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How to check for breathing

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Assessment of injuries

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Recovery position

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Resuscitation of a non-breathing casualty (CPR)

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Choking

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Major bleeding and Shock management

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Minor injuries & burns

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Seizures

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Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Course information

How long is the course?

The content of this training is taught over 6 hours and is therefore delivered over a whole day.

Time is set aside during the course for a suitable number of breaks.

Do I need any prerequisites?

Learners must be at least 16 years old on the first day of training.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from the learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Practical, hands on training

Training is made as practical and engaging as possible using videos, examples, practical exercises and scenarios to help create confident and competent first aiders.

Experienced trainers

Courses are delivered by those with real hands on experience of dealing with emergencies such as those from the emergency services and often Paramedics, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

Train at your workplace or locally

For companies & organisations without a suitable training environment as well as individuals booking on to an open course, training is carried out at a suitable local venue with sufficient space to ensure a quality training experience.

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