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Emergency First Aid at Work for Drivers (CPC)

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work for Drivers (CPC)

Are you undertaking or wishing to undertake a HGV, bus or coach driving course?

As part of the range of subjects needed, the AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers qualification is a training course which is designed for those who are involved in the driving industry and require a first aid qualification to meet the Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC). It provides the knowledge and skills to operate in these different and often challenging environments. Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

The aim of this excellent one day course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to undertake the role of an emergency first aider in the driving and low risk work environment. It is linked with the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT).

Please note there will be an additional cost of £20.75 (plus vat) upload fee to the DVSA

The syllabus is comprehensive and covers a diverse content recommended for the CPC.

We offer group courses at special group rates.

With our paramedic trained tutors you will have the confidence to deal with emergencies, develop skills and provide emergency first aid until the emergency services arrive. Annual refreshers (1/2 day) and re-qualification courses are also available.

Note:

This qualification can be upgraded to a regulated qualification by the addition of a formal assessment to meet The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

The  qualification is valid for 3 years.

Course content:

Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider

Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider;
Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others;
Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid;
Identify the first aid equipment that should be available;
Describe the safe use of first aid equipment.

Be able to assess an incident.

Conduct a scene survey;
Conduct a primary survey of a casualty;
Give examples of when to call for help.

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.

Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness;
Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing;
Identify when to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position;
Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position;
Manage a casualty who is in seizure.

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.

Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation;
Demonstrate Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin;
Identify the accepted modifications to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for children.

Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.

Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway;
Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.

Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.

Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding;
Control external bleeding.

Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.
Recognise shock;
Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock.

Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.

Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises;
Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds;
Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters.

Assessment:

There is NO assessment for the CPC qualification.

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