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The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at candidates already working or preparing to work in industry that is identifi ed within the Company?s risk assessment of First Aid. Persons gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace. There are no pre-requisites for this qualification but it is advised that candidates have a minimum of evel 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. Topics include the role and responsibility of an emergency first aider, assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, recognising and assisting a casualty who is choking and managing a casualty who is wounded, bleeding, in shock or with a minor injury. Progression routes include First Aid at Work which includes learning outcomes for candidates to be able to administer emergency first aid at work, recognise the presence of major illness and apply general first aid principles in its management.

The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at candidates already working or preparing to work in industry that is identifi ed within the Company?s risk assessment of First Aid. Persons gaining this qualification will know that First Aid is the responsibility of everyone involved in the working environment. Its topics are regarded by the Health & Safety Executive as...

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