Emergency First Aid at Work 6 Hour Level 3 (VTQ) - EFAW
Who can take this Course?
Construction, Healthcare, Leisure and manufacturing.
VTQ Level 3
About the Course
If your risk assessments at work have indicated that you do not need a fully trained first aider, then this is an appropriate course for you.
The course content meets the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meets the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2017 changes and the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2021. Our Vocational Training Qualifications (VTQ) are fully recognised by the HSE as Trade Body Qualifications
This qualification is accepted in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. It is also accepted in many other countries.
The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher course and our online course meets this requirement.
The Course Curriculum:
A first aider should understand his or her duties and responsibilities.
1.1 Explain the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
1.2 How to reduce the risk of infection to self and others.
1.3 Why the need for consent to provide first aid.
2. How to assess an incident?
2.1 How to make an incident scene safe and keep you as a first aider safe?
2.2 How to carry out primary checks and look for clues in your casualty?
2.3 Call for help when appropriate.
3. How to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty?
3.1 When to start Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
3.2 Use a mannikin to show CPR techniques.
3.3 Show when to place a casualty into the recovery position.
3.4 Show how to place a casualty into the recovery position.
3.5 How to recognise a seizure and first aid procedures?
4. How to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking?
4.1 Explain when choking is: - mild or severe.
4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
5. How to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding?
5.1 What is the severity of external bleeding.
5.2 Managing and controlling external bleeding.
6. How to provide first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
6.1 Recognise symptoms of shock.
6.2 Show how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
7. How to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries?
7.1 Giving first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters.
7.2 Giving first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.