Highfield Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work 

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About Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The Highfield Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is typically delivered as a one-day programme and aimed at learners already working or preparing to work in industry that is identified within the Company’s risk assessment of First Aid as being lower risk.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health at the workplace.

Key facts

Recommended Duration: 1 day (7 hours)
Assessment Method: Practical assessment and multiple-choice theory assessment

Qualification Overview

The Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at providing learners with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support emergency first aid in the workplace.

The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of a first aider and how to assess and incident. It also covers first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and shock.

Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The learner will The learner can
1     Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider 1.1 State the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection
1.3 Identify recommended first aid kit content requirement
2     Know how to assess an incident 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Call for help to support a casualty
3     be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally 3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
3.4 Manage a casualty who is in seizure
4     be able to manage a casualty who is not breathing normally and unresponsive 4.1 Identify when Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation is needed 4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5     know how to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking 5.1 Identify the signs of a partially and completely blocked airway
5.2 Demonstrate first aid for a partially and completely blocked airway
6     know how to recognise and assist a casualty with a minor injury 6.1 Identify the different types of external bleeding
6.2 Demonstrate first aid for controlling external bleeding
6.3 Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty with small cuts and grazes
6.4 Identify how to administer first aid for a casualty with minor burns and scalds
7     know how to manage a casualty who is in shock 7.1 Identify the signs and symptoms of hypovolemic shock
7.2 Demonstrate first aid for a casualty who is in hypovolemic shock

  1. How the Qualification is Assessed?

The qualification is assessed using the Highfield assessment pack and is split into two component parts.

  1. Practical Observation: This practical assessment is completed throughout the course delivery. This ongoing assessment requires learners to demonstrate practical first aid skills. The practical assessment will be recorded using the practical matrix within the Assessment Pack.
  2. SBS Marked Multiple Choice Theory Assessment: Learners are required to answer a series of questions, contained within the theory exam papers.

Learners must achieve a pass in each element of the theory and practical assessments in order to pass the qualification.

Methodology

Training will be delivered by using professionally developed and approved training material that includes powerpoint presentations, delegate manuals and video clips as well as open discussion, individual & group exercises. All topics are covered by practical exercises as more than 70% of course time is allocated to practicals.

Certification

Successful candidates will get Highfield’s internationally recognized certificate and wallet card in about 4-6 weeks’ time after the training.

Training Provider

Sustainable Business Solutions (SBS) is a ‘real one stop shop’ for your individual as well as organizational training needs. We offer world’s leading qualifications in various areas of our interest, including but not limited to, occupational health & safety, environment, energy and quality. SBS is Pakistan’s first Highfield Registered Centre’ for this qualification and approved by NEBOSH, IOSH, IIRSM, CIEH, PECB and Highfield

Training Locations: Lahore/Karachi/Islamabad (Public/In-House/Online Training)

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