• Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Health and Social Care
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This one day course is suitable for anyone that wishes to understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider in the workplace.

SCQF Level 6

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Start date

Who is the course for?

The course is for anyone that wishes to attain knowledge and practical competences required to deal with a range of workplace first aid situations.

What will I study?

An understanding of the role and responsibilities of a first aider. How to minimise the risk of infection to self and others. Identify the need for consent to provide first aid.You will learn how to conduct a scene survey and a primary survey of a casualty. You will learn how to provide appropriate assistance when necessary.You will be able to learn how to identify when it is suitable for CPR using a manikin.You will learn and have an understanding of the recovery position and administer first aid in different emergency situations.

Next step course options

No progression as a one day course.

How will I be assessed?

Practical and theory assessment throughout the day with some written work required.

Why should I choose this course?

This is an excellent course for anyone wishing to learn about emergency first aid in the workplace.

Where can this course lead?


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Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for short full time:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Full time course: full time one day course

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Study mode Full-Time Start date 23/09/2024 Duration 1 year
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