First Aid (6928)

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2016

The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work allows learners to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills required for Emergency First Aid specifically;

  • Role and responsibility of a First Aider
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Attending to a range of casualties such as; minor injuries, unresponsiveness, choking, shock, external bleeding
The qualification is designed for those who need to be able to undertake Emergency First Aid, generally in a work environment as a first line First Aider but may be used for all staff as part of an induction programme.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

City & Guilds does not set entry requirements for this qualification. However, centres must ensure that learners have the potential and opportunity to gain the qualification successfully.

Learners will be instructed in how to deal with a range of situations where the use of First Aid is required. In order to achieve the qualification they will be expected to demonstrate knowledge for dealing with a range for First Aid incidents and show the practical skills that may be required to resolve them.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Those achieving the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work will be capable of taking on the role of First Aider in most organisational environments.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

Physical resources and site agreements

Centres can use specially designated areas within a centre to assess a learner, where the use of particular equipment is required, for example, using a resuscitation mannequin. The equipment and materials must meet industry standards and be capable of being used under normal working conditions to allow a learner to demonstrate their ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work.

Centres should teach the first-aid management of injuries and illness, in relation to the topics covered in the qualification, in accordance with: 

  • current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK); and
  • the current edition of the first-aid manual of the Voluntary Aid Societies, such as St John Ambulance; or
  • other published guidelines, provided they are in line with the two above or supported by a responsible body of medical opinion.

Equipment requirements

  1. An appropriate manikin based on the age of resuscitation taught
  2. Triangular bandage
  3. Adhesive dressing
  4. Roller bandage.

Level 2

The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work allows learners to learn, develop and demonstrate the skills required for Emergency First Aid specifically;

  • Role and responsibility of a First Aider
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Attending to a range of casualties such as; Minor injuries, Unresponsiveness, Choking, Shock, External bleeding

What Careers Can This Lead To?

Those achieving the Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work will be capable of taking on the role of First Aider in most organisational environments.

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (6928-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Mar 2019

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

  • Accreditation No: 601/2821/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 1 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 8 - 8 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/03/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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