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ITC Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work

Employers have to risk assess their workplace first aid requirements, and the 1-day Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) qualification is one of the statutory qualifications for this purpose.

EFAW is delivered by Centres accredited by Awarding Organisations, regulated by Ofqual. ITC First Aid Ltd is an Awarding Organisation. All candidates must attend the full 6-hours contact time in order to fulfil the qualification 'license to practice' requirement. As well as a full attendance requirement each candidate is continually assessed on each section of the programme.

Description

With modern mobile communication, modern emergency service response times and the changing face of UK employment from a manufacturing to a service economy, first aid need have changed. If the risk assessment is that employees may be faced with life-threatening incidents where they have to manage the casualty for 10 minutes, or very minor incident that will not require medical assistance, then the EFAW is the course that meets the criteria. For other potential first aid circumstances the employee can phone for help and medical assistance.

If further first aid training is required the employer can decide on the full FAW (First Aid at Work) qualification.

Teaching

A mixture of theory and practical teaching, delivered in a classroom. This qualification can be delivered in a place of work minimum 8 participants required.

Entry Requirements

None although you will be participating in an active course that involves some kneeling, rolling, laying and touching of others.

Interview Process

To help you to succeed in your course of study we offer a range of services. For instance, you may have a learning difficulty and/or disability or other condition which significantly affects your daily life. If you would like to discuss your support needs, or for further information about the support available, please contact the study support team on 01422 357357 Ext 9347.

Questions & Answers

What will be studied?

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to: Understand the role of the first aider including reference to: - the importance of preventing cross infection - the need for recording incidents and actions - use of available equipment Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure) Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).

Does the course lead to a qualification?

ITC Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

How is the course assessed?

Skills and knowledge are assessed in the unit. Evidence of meeting each assessment criteria is required. The assessment evidence is generated by practical examination throughout the course by the tutor and by end of unit multiple choice question examinations.

Are there any opportunities for progression?

ITC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF). Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)

Support

Before Enrolment

The Advice & Guidance team provide impartial Student Advisors to give information about College Courses and provide initial guidance to help you decide which course is best for you . Financial advice and assistance if you need help with childcare, equipment, fees, or travel. Careers and Student Advisors to give you the necessary help and guidance you need when you are progressing on to further and higher education or employment.

During Your Study

To help you to succeed in your course of study we offer a range of services. For instance, you may have a learning difficulty and/or disability or other condition which significantly affects your daily life. If you would like to discuss your support needs, or for further information about the support available, please contact the study support team on 01422 357357 Ext 9347.

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Course details

  • Attendance: Part-time (day)
  • Start Date: 11 January 2018
  • Hours per week: 6 hours per week
  • Days: To be confirmed
  • Start Time: 09:30am
  • End Time: 4.30 pm
  • Duration: 6 hour course
  • Course Fees: £85. The fee quoted is for guidance only and will be confirmed at enrolment. Full Cost Recovery Courses do not attract any funding and therefore the full cost of the fees are payable by the student irrespective of their circumstances.
  • Venue: Calderdale College
  • Faculty: Inspire Centre General Manager
  • Department Manager: Craig Waterworth

Qualifications

  • Level: Level 2
  • Qualification Name: ITC Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work
  • Awarding Body: ITC

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