First Aid Level 2

Accreditation Seta within specific industry
Unit Standard
120496
Level
2
Credit
5
Duration
2 Day's

The OHS recognised First Aid training course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces, giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations. This is a more in-depth course compared with the First Aid level 1. This course will enable learner to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

What will my Course cover?

Principles of primary emergency care

Protection against further injury.

Preservation of life.

Promotion of recovery.

Prevention of injuries for people at any age.

Promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Personal protective devices and infectious disease prevention procedures:

Personal protective equipment must include; surgical gloves, mouthpieces/respiration devices.

Universal precaution procedures must cover the safe management of body fluid spills.

The medico-legal implications of primary emergency care

Sustain a basic level of preparedness for health emergencies

Emergency care/first aid kit, maintenance and storage

Assess and manage an emergency scene

Principles of emergency scene management: Time limitations, golden hour concept, emergency rules.

The primary emergency care process

Primary assessment.

Secondary assessment.

Continual care.

Recording and reporting.

Triage and primary assessment

Emergency services, Secondary assessment, Continual care.

Recognition and management of the following range of emergencies for adults, children and infants:

Emergency scene management.

Rescue breathing, CPR and choking for adults, children and infants.

Bleeding and wounds.

Neck and spine immobilization and transportation.

Fractures and dislocations.

Thermal stress.

Medical emergencies.

What will I receive?

Professional animated videos of the complete course content in short video lessons.

Complete training guide

Workbook to support the learning

How will I be assessed?

Formative assessment – Quiz after sections of content to test your understanding

Practical: completion of all workplace exercises

Summative assessment: Online monitored assessment