Activity First Aid

Activity First Aid

Overview

This Level 2 qualification is made up of two units including Emergency First Aid at Work. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also covered, making this qualification very comprehensive.

Syllabus

A range of subjects are covered including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Angina
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Seizures
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Asthma
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Diabetes
  • Burns
  • Electrical injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Heat and cold
  • Drowning injuries

Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

Numbers

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course.

Eligibility

All candidates must be 16 years or over to qualify for this course.

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