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QQI L5 Occupational First Aid

Safetech Consulting and Training

Upcoming Courses:

02 Aug 2017 at Letterkenny

16 Aug 2017 at Letterkenny

21 Aug 2017 at Sligo

29 Aug 2017 at Letterkenny

QQI L5 Occupational First Aid

Description

This Occupational First Aid course is designed to provide training to staff who intend to fulfil a position of First Aider within the workplace. Participants will develop the necessary skills to deal with all injury emergencies at work and give effective life support to casualties. Our course is QQI Registered and is run to HSA guidelines.

What is occupational first aid?

If an employee is hurt or injured, occupational first aid is the emergency treatment given on site, before professional medical care arrives. This care given at a work site can be anything from cleaning and bandaging a minor wound to performing CPR until an ambulance arrives.

Course Content

UNIT 1:  First aid in the Workplace
UNIT 2:  Patient Assessment
UNIT 3:  Respiratory Emergencies
UNIT 4:  Cardiac First Response
UNIT 5:  Wounds and Bleeding
UNIT 6:  Altered Levels of Consciousness
UNIT 7:  Musculoskeletal Injuries
UNIT 8:  Burns & Scalds, Chemicals, Poison, &Electric Shock

 

Requirements

PPS Number & D.O.B.

Method of Delivery

Classroom Presentation & Discussion, DVD & Practical Demonstration

Duration

3 Days

Maximum Participants

10

Certification

QQI L5 Occupational First Aid Certificate

Assessment

Participants complete a theoretical exam and skills assessments as per the following:

Skills Demonstration

    Basic Life Savings Skills - 40%
    Basic OFA Skills Demonstration - 40%

Theory Examination

    Short Answer Questions - 20%

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