Emergency First Aid at Work Award (Level 2)

Emergency First Aid at Work Award (Level 2)

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Emergency First Aid at Work Award (Level 2)

A nationally recognized accredited course suitable for people aged 16+ who work in low hazard environments.

It is also suitable for organisations whose risk assessment identifies the need for somebody trained in emergency first aid, for the purposes of:

  • Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981
  • Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

Topics within this qualification are regarded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace.

Classes are run every month.

Duration 1 day
Study mode Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Printworks Campus
Course code 57873-01
Fee £70 (VAT, textbook and exam included)

What you learn

On completion of training, successful candidates will be able to understand the role of the first aider, including reference to, the importance of preventing cross infection,the need for recording incidents and actions and use available equipment.

Detailed elements of the course include:

  •          assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  •          administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
  •          administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  •          administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  •          administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  •          administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  •          provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds,          small splinters).

How you will be assessed

Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along
with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are
required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course is delivered at Enfield Centre or Technology Campus.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements 

What's next

In line with guidance provided by the HSE, the qualification supports/approves work place emergency first aiders for a period
of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is also recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Following the completion of this qualification, learners may wish to undertake higher level first aid courses.

Times and dates

This one day course is available on various dates throughout the year:

  • Tuesday, September 19th 2017 
  • Wednesday, October 25th 2017
  • Tuesday, November 14th 2017
  • Wednesday,December 6th 2017 
  • Monday, January 22nd 2018
  • Wednesday, February 7th 2018 
  • Monday, March 12th 2018
  • Wednesday, April 4th 2018
  • Tuesday, May 22nd 2018 
  • Tuesday, June 5th 2018 
  • Wednesday, July 4th 2018

Campus Locations

Printworks Campus

Hunslet Road
West Yorkshire
LS10 1JY
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.7 MilesWebsite