Delivery & Assessment:
This course is delivered over 12 contact hours through a combination of theoretical discussion, video, practical instruction and scenario based learning. A range of informal assessment techniques are used but the trainer throughout the learning process to measure the Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding. Learners must attend all sessions to qualify for assessment.
Competency in the necessary life-saving skills is assessed through 6 practical assessments:
- Choking casualty
- Unconscious Casualty
- Wounds, bleeding & shock
- Management of fractures
- Secondary survey
There is also a theory assessment for this qualification which consists of 2 multiple choice question papers which must be taken under examination conditions. The minimum mark for these assessments is 11/16 and 21/30 respectively to be considered for an overall ‘pass’.
On successful completion of this course, Learners will receive an accredited certificate. This qualification is valid for 3 years and Leaners must retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date in order to remain qualified.