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Introduction to First Aid – Zone 1

Subject Area

Health & Safety & First Aid

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This course aims to provide you with the knowledge you need to understand the key areas of first aid. The course will enable you to increase the safety of yourself and others in the workplace and in other everyday environments. If you would like to gain a range of valuable skills which could be applied to the workplace and beyond, this course is ideal for you.

Why should I choose the course?

This is a flexible course allowing you to learn from your own home, in your own time. By taking a first aid course, you are gaining a range of valuable new skills which could even enhance your employability. Studying with Warrington & Vale Royal College means you will have access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

What will I learn?

Zone 1 is made up of manageable sections, including:

Section 1: The role of the first aider

In this section, you will look at what first aid is, what shock is, the key aims of first aid, managing infection, the contents of a first aid kit, and the importance of reporting and recording workplace accidents.

Section 2: Managing an emergency

This section covers the methods used to approach incidents and manage an emergency. You will look at different ways of identifying dangers to a casualty and eliminating common dangers in an emergency.

Section 3: Basic patient assessment skills

You will learn about primary and secondary surveys that can be used when assessing a casualty. You will also learn how to observe a casualty and observe their breathing and pain.

Section 4: Minor injuries

This section covers the techniques used for administering first aid for small cuts and grazes, minor burns and scalds, and small splinters.

What will the course lead on to?

We offer a wide range of other continuing professional development (CPD) courses. For further information, please refer to the website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400 or learner.services@wvr.ac.uk.

Are there any links with industry and university?

All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support

Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no specific entry requirements but learners should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet, as well as any books/stationery you wish to purchase yourself.

Careers Information

Course options

Start Any Time

Duration
6 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Distance Learning
Day(s)
In your own time
Adult Fee
60
16-18 Fee
Contact College

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Fees Information
This course is FREE*. If you have not been resident in the UK for 3 years you may be subject to overseas fees. *Ts&Cs apply
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