HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

Who is this course for?

This qualification is ideal for those already working, or preparing to work within industry wishing to become a First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Topics within this qualification are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 8 hours of learning, with a minimum contact time, typically over 1 day. 

What is covered during the course?

These include the role and responsibilities of a first aider, being able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, being able to manage a casualty with external bleeding and being able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.

 

Assessment Method

Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.

 

What next?

In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place emergency first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is also recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Following the completion of this qualification, learners may wish to go on to take the following qualifications provided at GB Training:

HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF). GB Training are a HABC approved training centre.

If you would like more information or to attend this course, please enquire below.

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