QNUK Level 3 Award In First Aid at Work (RQF) Requalification (2 days)

QNUK Level 3 Award In First Aid at Work (RQF) Requalification (2 days)

Notes regarding requalification
The FAW requalification course lasts two days and should cover the same content as the initial FAW course (If the first-aider does not retrain or requalify before the expiry date on their current certificate they are no longer considered competent to act as a first-aider in the workplace

Who should attend

The first aid at work requalification training course updates the first aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at work certificate. The HSE strongly recommends that you requalify within a month of your certificate expiring.

What you will learn
Unit 1 covers the following topics:

  • roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
  • cross infection;
  • recording incidents & actions;
  • use of available equipment;
  • assessing an incident;
  • unconscious casualties (including seizure);
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
  • safe use of an automated external defibrillator;
  • choking;
  • Wounded and bleeding;
  • Shock;
  • minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small
  • splinters);

Unit 2 covers the following topics:

  • secondary survey;
  • injuries to bones, joints and muscles (including spinal injuries);
  • suspected head and spinal injuries;
  • chest injuries;
  • burns and scalds;
  • eye injuries;
  • sudden poisoning;
  • anaphylaxis;
  • major illnesses (heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma & diabetes);
  • Serious bleeding including:
  • embedded objects;
  • sucking chest wound;

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment

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