Emergency First Aid At Work Certificate.
This one day accredited First Aid Course is delivered with the massage therapist and Reflexologist and other professionals in mind.
It is awarded at Level 2 under the UK’s QCF framework and its content is comprehensive, covering the guidelines as laid down by the HSE’s legislative requirements, where required in industry - the content is also consistent with the current ITEC syllabus.
In times of change where standards in first aid are now largely unregulated, the need for a professional first aid qualification to comply with statutory requirements is paramount and this course not only fits these requirements but is also awarded by the prestigious Association of First Aiders (AoFA) via it’s awarding arm, the AoFAQ, which is the UK’s largest first aid association, endorsed by the HSE, the Royal College of Surgeons and other leading organisations.
This AoFAQ first aid qualification is regulated by Ofqual, the Government’s office for qualifications. These are Regulated Qualifications and are recognised by Ofqual, CEA and the Welsh Assembly in England, Northern Ireland and Wales and are also awarded in Scotland and throughout the world.
This course is taught by Marc Innes, who is the Principal of the School of Natural Therapies and also ex ambulance staff, having spent 22 years within the NHS framework.
During this one day course, learners will:
1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider
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 form
1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace
1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment
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
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
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
5. Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with
- Partially blocked airway
- Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
6. Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding
6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding
6.2 Control external bleeding
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
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
As a massage therapist do I need to have a first aid qualification?
Is a one day course adequate for the needs of my business?
Can I get CPD points for this course?