The Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work is a legally required course for any company or sector in the UK. This qualification fulfills the requirement for Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. It is applicable to a wide range of emergency First Aid situations in low risk environments or workplaces with a small number of employees.
For larger organisations or those with higher-risk environments it is recommended to complete the Level 3 First Aid at Work course.
Don't be confused by the large choice of providers on the market providing this Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work course. Most training providers are NOT accredited. They are providing their own unregulated certificates. Check the HSE's guidance on choosing your First Aid Training Provider.
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This course is open to all candidates who wish to learn basic First Aid skills in low-risk work/office environments.
Name: Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)
Qualification Type: QCF
Guided Learning Hours: 8
Validity: One year
Suitable for: Anyone who wants to get qualified as an emergency first aider
1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
1.2 Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid
1.4 Complete an accident form
1.5 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace
1.6 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment
2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Give examples of when to call for help
3.1 Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
3.2 Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure
4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
4.2 Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with
- Partially blocked airway
- Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
6.1 Identify the types of external bleeding
6.2 Control external bleeding
7.1 Recognise shock
7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock
8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters
Multiple Choice exam
Practical - Observation of administering First Aid and CPR.