Course Information

Who is the course for?

This qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry and that have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of first aid. It is typically delivered as a one day programme.

What does the course involve?

  • Relevant legislation
  • CPR
  • Work place policies
  • Bleeding
  • Emergency procedures for shock children
  • Shock
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Choking, conscious casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Burns/scalds
  • Illness and injury assessment
  • The roles and responsibilities of the first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness

What makes this course special?

  • This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges 16 – 18 and 19+
  • HABC have measures in place for delegates with special needs. Please see the Reasonable Adjustments Policy, Annex 17 of the HABC Core Manual
  • This qualification lasts for a period of three years, after which point learners will need to resit the course

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

Please note: Sessions can only run with a minimum of four delegates 

What are the assessment methods?

The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning and practical demonstration. This qualification consists of one mandatory unit, which learners must complete successfully in order to achieve the qualification:

  • Written/oral questioning
  • Accident report form  to be completed  as part of assessment

How long is the course?

One day.

For employers looking to train a number of employees, we can tailor courses to suit their requirements. Please contact us to discuss: or call 01278 655065

What are the College attendance requirements?

Six hours.

What are the progression options?

  • HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid Response
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Paediatric Emergency First Aid (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
  • HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF)

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