Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain a more comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical/environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties.
How long will it take?
To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 32 hours of learning.
These include the role and responsibilities of a first aider, being able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, being able to manage a casualty with external bleeding, being able to manage a casualty with a minor injury, understand how the environment can impact on the provision of first aid, how to support a variety of casualties and the safe use of an automated external defibrillator.
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and written/oral questioning.