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HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

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HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 1 day and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

The minimum contact hours for this qualification, excluding breaks should be for a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day.

All successful students will be issued with a Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. The HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace. Please contact ProTrainings for further information.

The HSE strongly recommend that all first aiders complete an annual first aid refresher courses and our online course meets this requirement.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
QAN: 600/7372/X
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 8
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information

This course comes with 8.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Offices
  • Service industries
  • Self employed
  • Factories
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction and Building
  • Distribution
  • Forestry (see also our FAW Forestry course)
  • High risk businesses
  • Agriculture
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Pursuits and Exploring 

Curriculum:

Learning Outcomes for the HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

1 Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider

1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Describe how to complete an incident report form
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely

2 Know how to assess an incident

2.1 Describe how to conduct a scene survey
2.2 Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Identify when and how to call for help

3 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

3.1 Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
3.4 Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure

4 Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

4.1 Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin

5 Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
5.2 Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking

6 Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding

6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding

7 Manage a casualty who is in shock

7.1 Describe signs and symptoms of shock
7.2 Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock

8 Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury

8.1 Describe how to manage a casualty with:
Small cuts, grazes and bruises
Minor burns and scalds
Small splinters

Qualification Certificate:

Sample HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) Classroom Certificate