SQA Award In Emergency First Aid At Work @ SCQF Level 6

Introduction

This SQA qualification is designed to provide an accredited and certificated award that will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to deal with a range of emergencies that require first aid in the work place.

This is a practical course, and is suitable for those who are:

  • ‘Appointed Persons’ in the workplace in organisations with comparatively low health & safety risks where there may not be a Certificated First Aider on site
  • for people whose jobs mean they move around from site to site or work in small groups
  • for self-employed and home based people.

    This Health & Safety Executive (HSE), nationally recognised qualification, is valid for 3 years.

** If you require First Aid with Forestry – please advise at time of booking**

This course is a very practical course so you must be able to get up and down from the floor. Learners are expected to perform CPR on a manikin on the floor for a minimum of 2 minutes. Due to the nature of regulated first aid assessment, there will be a requirement to work in very close proximity with others.

For limited time only, we are offering 20% discount on this course. Was £65pp, NOW ONLY £52pp

Course code

SAEF

Location

Dumfries and Stranraer Campus

Price

£52.00

Availability

Location: Dumfries
Delivery – 28 Jun 2024 09:00

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Entry Requirements

Must be at least 14 years old

Course Content

SQA Unit Code – HV8204

  • First Aid Priorities
  • Managing Incidents
  • Basic Life Support
  • Examination of a Casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Regulations
  • First Aid Kits
  • Recording and Reporting
  • Theory & Practical Elements Included.

Assessments

Candidates will be practically assessed continuously throughout the course along with supplementary theory questions.

Additional funding information

No One Left Behind Training Allowance
Dumfries and Galloway Local Employability partnership (Funded by the Scottish Government) are proud to be working in partnership with DG College to offer eligible individuals funding to learn new, work-related skills and training.

You can use the money to build the skills you need for a job or get some training to take your career to the next level.

And because it’s not a loan, you don’t have to pay it back!

Check if you are eligible then follow the registration process.

Are you eligible? You must meet all of the following criteria

  • 16 years of age or older
  • Resident in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Have the right to work and live in the UK.
  • Unemployed and looking to get back into work OR in employment and claiming an income-based benefit (i.e Universal Credit)

AND at least one of the following characteristics: (hyperlink to the definitions)

  • Parents with a child under the age of 19 (still registered in full time education)
  • Armed Forces Veteran
  • Asylum Seeker
  • Care Experienced
  • Caring responsibilities
  • Childcare needs
  • Criminal Convictions
  • Homeless or affected by housing inclusion.
  • Long Term health condition/ illness
  • No Limited work experience.
  • Refugee
  • Substance related conditions
  • Lack of Transport

If you meet the criteria, you could receive the full cost of your course fee.

Apply for your No One Left Behind Grant

To access support with the fees you must register with DG Works. Just follow the link or use the QR code. If you are already registered, please contact your Employment Key Worker for next steps.

Once you have completed the registration form and your eligibility has been checked someone from DG Works (part of Dumfries and Galloway Council) will contact you to ask you to provide the following evidence:

  • Reside in Scotland (e.g. evidence address)
  • Working Age (e.g. birth certificate)
  • Right to Live & Work in the UK (e.g. evidence of benefits)

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If you have any questions please contact 01387 260035 or email DGEmployability@dumgal.gov.uk

Course Contact Details

If you would like more information or to reserve a place on a course, please get in touch.

Telephone: 01387 734199
E-mail:shortcourses@dumgal.ac.uk

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Testimonial

“This is the first time I’ve actually enjoyed being a part of a first aid course. The trainer made it light and informative, and even covered how to administer first aid to children for me because I had asked. Thanks so much!”

– Nicole Templeton, owner of The Snooks

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