“Iceni Academy staff First Aid trained”……EFAW Level 2

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First Aid at Work Norfolk would like to congratulate the staff at Iceni Academy for passing their Emergency First Aid at Work level 2 course.

They all demonstrated fantastic skills learnt during the course, and put them in to practice though out the day.

I think one or two may have got a bit carried away, but nevertheless good practice…..Mr Carmichael and Miss Turner and poor Mrs Walker.

The Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW) is ideal for most businesses whose risk assessment has identified that there is no requirement for a fully trained first aider for their workplace.

This course is available as a fully accredited QCF qualification or as a ProTrainings CPD certified qualification, all courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981

Ofqual regulated QCF level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
Industry Body for First Aid Training – ProTrainings Emergency First Aid at Work

This is a regulated qualification that is provided through an awarding organisation that is recognised and regulated by one of the UK regulators (e.g. Ofqual in England, SQA accreditation in Scotland). The certificate of achievement awarded to successful learners will contain the logo of Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance and the relevant UK regulators along with the full qualification title and number.

This course must be at least 6 contact hours and run over a minimum of 1 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend another EFAW 6 hour course.

This course must be delivered as a 100{cd4d27bb89ea1b92db5e362b689854b46535b670724236d332295316de748931} classroom course and cannot be delivered via online or blended training to comply with the HSE requirements. Candidates completing our EFAW courses receive access to our video library for refreshing skills and reference.

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

This course is also available as a QCF course, meeting the requirements of Ofqual. The employer has the choice of a standard ProTrainings certificate or a QCF certificate. Both are acceptable, have the same content, and meet the same learning outcomes. QCF level courses are usually needed where funding is required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose the QCF course, there are additional assessment criteria to be done with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

QCF Qualification Details
Course Title: Emergency First Aid at Work
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
GLH: 8

The following syllabus meets the HSE requirements laid down for course content as follows:

Initial Care
First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules
Fears of First Aid
Barriers
Initial Assessment
Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position
Cardiac Problems
The Heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR
One Rescuer CPR
Chest Only Compressions
CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer
Other Primary Care First Aid Problems
Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious
Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds
Shock
Spinal Injury Management
Burns and Scalds
Anaphylactic Shock and Allergies
Seizures and Epilepsy

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria for our EFAW Course

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

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