Our course will enable students to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations. Upon completion students will be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of first aider.
This qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:
- The Resuscitation Council (UK)
- Skills for Health Assessment Principles for First Aid Qualifications
At Immerse Training we pride ourselves on offering First Aid and Pre-Hospital Care Training that meets your needs. Although all our courses meet the requirements of the relevant awarding body, we are more than happy to create bespoke elements that tailor each programme to the environment within which you have a first aid or pre-hospital care responsibility.
Following this course students will:
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
- Be able to assess an incident.
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
- Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
- Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
- Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.
- Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.
- Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.
- Be able to conduct a secondary survey.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
- Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.
- Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
Who should attend?
This qualification is for people who deal with first aid at work enabling them to be workplace first aiders under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
This qualification is also for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic first aid to people in a range of first aid situations.
Students must be at least 14 years old on the first day of training and be in possession of an in date First Aid at Work Certificate.
Assessment and Certification
Assessment of this course is continuous and also includes 2 theory/multiple choice question papers.
Successful students will receive an Immerse Training Certificate, which is valid for three years. This certificate will be issued by Qualsafe, the awarding body for Immerse Training.
Immerse Training recommend that students undertake annual refreshers to maintain their basic skills and to keep up to date with any changes to first aid procedures.
Suitable annual refreshers include:~
Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an automated External Defibrillator.
Completion of the Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work includes 3 credits at Level 3 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).