Delivery & Assessment:
This course is delivered over 18 contact hours through a combination of theoretical discussion, video, practical instruction and scenario based learning. A range of informal assessment techniques are used by 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:
- Unconscious Casualty
- Wounds, bleeding & shock
- Secondary survey
- Management of fractures
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 14/20 and 18/25 respectively to be considered for an overall ‘pass’.
On successful completion of this course, Learners will receive a certificate allowing them to practise First Aid in the workplace. This is valid for 3 years and Leaners must retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date in order to remain qualified.