HABC L2 Award Emergency First Aid at Work
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About this course

This 1 day, Level 2 qualification is aimed at those intending to respond as an emergency first aider in the workplace, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

This course will enable you to apply best practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of those suffering from injuries and ill health in the workplace.

If your are an employer wanting to enrol one or more employees onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or email BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk

What will I learn?

The following topics will be covered:

  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who may or may not be breathing normally
  • Identifying and assisting a casualty who is choking
  • Managing a casualty who is wounded and bleeding, in shock or has a minor injury
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
Study, assessment and qualifications
Assessment is through practical observation and oral questioning carried out during the course where you will demonstrate the application of the correct first aid techniques.
Additional costs and information

Please note that the awarding body’s’ minimum required contact hours for this qualification are 6 hours, therefore students should ensure that they are available to attend the full course as scheduled.

You will be sent a course book prior to the course and a minimum of 2 hours pre-course reading is recommended for you to benefit the most out of the course.

If you have any queries please contact 0845 345 2235 or email BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk

What could I do next?
You could progress onto the HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.
Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.