Delivery & Assessment:
This course is delivered over 6 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 5 practical assessments:
- Baby CPR
- Child CPR
- Choking casualty
- Unconscious Casualty
- Paediatric wounds, bleeding & shock
There is also a theory assessment for this qualification which consists of 1 multiple choice question paper which must be taken under examination conditions. The minimum mark for this assessment is 14/20 to be considered for an overall ‘pass’.
On successful completion of this course, Learners will receive a certificate allowing them to practise Emergency First Aid in the workplace. This qualification is valid for 3 years and Leaners must retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date in order to remain qualified. We also recommend Learners complete an annual refresher to maintain their basic skills and keep up to date with any changes to first aid procedures.