- Course Code: FC263
- Duration: 12 hours
- Validated by: QA
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This 12 hour course is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work or in voluntary and community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities, such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, Skiing etc. Suitable for School Journey leaders, Duke of Edinburgh Leaders/Supervisors, minibus drivers, sports activity leaders, outdoor team leaders, canoeing and kayaking leaders etc.
- What will I study?
This course comprises of two mandatory units
First Aid Essentials.
- Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
- Be able to assess an incident.
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
- Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
- Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
- Manage a casualty with external bleeding.
- Manage a casualty who is in shock.
- Manage a casualty with a minor injury.
Management of Illness and Injury in Activities.
- Conduct a secondary survey.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head neck and back injuries.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with a suspected chest and abdominal injuries.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with thermal injuries.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with eye injuries.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
- Administer first aid to a casualty with anaphylactic shock.
- Provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
- Provide first aid to a casualty who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold.
The course will be delivered through a flexible approach to teaching considering the learners speed and abilities, in learning style, to make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable. This helps stimulate and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. A variety of teaching styles and resources help make the learning experience more interesting and enjoyable, helping to stimulate learning and maximise theological knowledge and practical application. These include work books, Power point, group discussion, practical activities, role play, and question and answer sessions
- Entry Requirements
There are no formal entry requirements but learners should possess communication skills sufficient to allow them to address the assessment requirements of the qualification.
- How will I be assessed?
The following are the methods of assessment for the Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) qualification:
Practical assessments – these are observed by the trainer throughout the two-day course
There are six practical assessments:
- CPR and safe use of an AED.
- Choking Casualty.
- Unconscious Casualty.
- Wounds, Bleeding and Shock.
- Management of Fractures.
- Secondary Survey.
Theory Assessment – there are two multiple choice written assessment papers.
On success completion of the course candidates will be awarded the Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) Qualification, which is valid for a period of 3 years, within which time the learner will need to re-take the course and assessments to remain qualified.
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