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First Aid (Emergency First Aid at Work)

Monday 8 October 2018
09:30 - 14:30
9.0 Hours / 2 Weeks

Course description

Raise your personal awareness when confronted with first aid conditions and accidents. Learn how to use the skills of CPR when faced with an emergency situation following the basic First Aid principles to preserve life, prevent deterioration and promote recovery.

Entry requirements

Guidance needed: Approach the College if you require further guidance. Entry requirements: No prior experience is necessary, however, please advise us if you have any special requirements/needs to attend the course.

What you will learn

This course is ideal to raise your personal awareness when confronted with first aid conditions and accidents. This course also trains you in the skills of CPR if faced with an emergency situation following the basic First Aid principles to: 1. Preserve life. 2. Prevent deterioration. 3. Promote recovery.

How you will learn on this course

The course trainer will make use of various training aids such as resuscitation manikins, First Aid equipment and props - there will be candidate participation.

How you will be assessed on this course

1. Describe the actions required for managing a first aid incident. 2. State the Aims of First Aid. 3. Understand the rules of resuscitation. 4. To recognise and treat a conscious choking casualty. 5. To assess and place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position. 6. To recognise the need and to be able to perform effective CPR on all age ranges. 7. Assess when the casualty is in cardiac arrest. 8. To control bleeding. 9. To recognise and treat a patient in shock. 10. Management of injuries, such as fractures and burns. 11. Management of medication.

Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Although there is no formal examination, candidates will be continuously assessed by the course trainer, and aim to achieve the certificate / accreditation if over 14 years of age. Certification will follow the completion of the course once results have been processed by the awarding body.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

This course is delivered in two sessions, attendance on both is essential and some home study may be required.

What you need for your course

Current Emergency First Aid at course book will be provided.

What you need to bring to the first class

It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing which should include trousers or sweat pants.

What you can do next

Further courses in Family Learning and Neighbourhood Learning are available at The Learning and Enterprise College Bexley - check out the website (www.lecb.ac.uk), phone us on 0203 045 5176 or see our brochure (available in any of our centres). If you need to improve in English or Maths have a look at the level 1 and 2 Functional Skills and GCSE qualifications we have to offer. The college advice and guidance department offers confidential guidance sessions too so if you need further help on where to go from here, get in touch.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor will ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. All documents are a requirement of the Funding Agency. All students on courses funded by the ESFA must complete a Learning Agreement and ILP.

Venue information

101 - 103 Erith High Street, Erith, DA8 1RG Nearest Train Station: Erith. Buses: 99, 229, 428, 469, 602, 669, B12, N89 No parking available onsite. Erith Riverside Shopping Centre and Morrisons provide free parking for their customers. Terms and conditions are displayed onsite. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking