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SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)

 

This new HSE approved qualification comes into effect as from 1st October 2009, along with new guidance on assessing the needs of First Aid in your workplace. Your risk assessment of First Aid needs may well identify the need for Emergency First Aiders either as an addition to your First Aiders, or where the risk of your business is low, it may well identify them as being sufficient without the need of additional First Aiders.

 

Duration

 

A minimum of 6 hours consisting of theoretical and practical activities.

 

Syllabus

 

Responsibilities and reporting

Resuscitation

Angina

Assessment of the situation

Heart attacks

Choking

Basic hygiene in First Aid

Bleeding control

Shock

Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

Minor injuries

Seizures

 

Certification

 

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a 3-year qualification will be issued to those who meet the criteria.

 

In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of about 3 hours, although it is not mandatory.

SCQF EMERGENCY FIRST AT WORK

COURSE PRICE: £100.00

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