This qualification is based on the HSE training standard for delivery of Annual Refresher courses for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
Aim of Qualification
The aim of the qualification is to enable learners to refresh the knowledge and competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations. Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective first aid in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first aider.
Structure of the Qualification
This qualification is currently 3 guided learning hours. For further details on these full course specifications can be supplied upon request.
The qualification is designed for qualified first aiders who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation, who need to refresh their skills as recommended by the HSE and to avoid “skill fade”.
Learners would be expected to have achieved the First aid at work Qualification. Learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.
Manage a Casualty in Seizure
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