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Advanced First Aid Course

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This standalone training course (also trained as one unit of the Occupational First Aid qualification) will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

Please note it is a requirement of this advanced first aid course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.

Course duration

3 days (face to face)

Course content

  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR and AED, including BVM
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction 
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Envenomation
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Musculoskeletal injuries: fractures and dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Needle stick injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures/Convulsions
  • Shock management
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse
  • Vital Signs

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for our advanced first aid course.

Recertification

Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years, with the CPR component to be updated annually.

Assessment

Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.

Outcome

On successful completion of this first aid training course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

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