About the Course
This qualification is aimed those who have completed a workplace first aider as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982. There are 2 units within this course, Emergency First Aid in the Workplace and Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace. Unit 1 will allow candidates to understand the role and responsibility of a first aider, be able to assess an incident and provide first aid to a casualty who is unresponsive, choking or bleeding externally as well as a casualty who is in shock or with minor injuries. Unit 2 enables learners to be able to conduct a secondary survey and provide first aid to a casualty with various suspected injuries such as injuries to bone muscles or joints, suspected head or spinal injuries, injuries to the chest or eyes, anaphylactic shock, bites and stings, effects of heat or cold or suspected major illness.
The AwARDING BODY
An Awarding Organisation dedicated to First aid, Safety and Security
QNUK has been involved with regulated qualifications since 2005. They are an Awarding Organisation (AO) regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation in Northern Ireland.
Qualifications Network is known as a leading First aid Awarding body / organisation in the UK. They also offer a wide range of qualifications in food safety, health and safety, security, alcohol licencing, teaching, assessing and verification.