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  • FIRST AID TRAINING

    First Aid at Work Level 3 (VTQ) FAW

    Course learnings and outcomes:

    Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)

    1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider 

    • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
    • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
    • 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

    2. Be able to assess an incident 

    • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
    • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
    • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

    3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty 

    • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
    • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
    • 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
    • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
    • 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

    4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking 

    • 4.1 Identify when choking is: – mild – severe
    • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

    5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding 

    • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
    • 5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding

    6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock 

    • 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
      6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

    7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries 

    • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: – small cuts – grazes – bruises – small splinters
    • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

    Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

    1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey

    • 1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
    • 1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey

    2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

    • 2.1 Recognise suspected fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
    • 2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
    • 2.3 Demonstrate how to apply a support sling and an elevated sling

    3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

    • 3.1 Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury
    • 3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury
    • 3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury

    4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury

    • 4.1 Recognise a suspected: Flail chest / penetrating chest injury
    • 4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a Flail chest / penetrating chest injury

    5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scolds

    • 5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
    • 5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving: dry heat/wet heat/electricity/chemicals

    6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury

    • 6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving: Dust/chemicals/embedded objects

    7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

    • 7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
    • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
    • 7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

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