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Introduction to First Aid – Zone 2

Subject Area

Health & Safety & First Aid

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This course covers various aspects of first aid and enables you to increase the safety of yourself and others. The course will equip you with a range of practical skills and is applicable to both the workplace and everyday life.

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 2 is made up of manageable sections, including:

Section 1: Asthma

In this section, you will learn what asthma is, what the signs are that an individual is about to have an asthma attack, and the correct first aid procedures for dealing with an asthma attack.

Section 2: Bone, muscle, and joint injuries

This section covers different types of fracture, sprains, strains, as well as the signs and symptoms of a fracture, sprain, and strain. You will also look at how to treat these bone, muscle, and joint injuries.

Section 3: Shock

In this section you will look at the signs of shock, the causes of shock, and the different types of shock. You will also learn how to treat a casualty who you suspect is in shock.

Section 4: Severe bleeding

You will look at the different types of bleeding, such as arterial bleeding and venous bleeding. You will also learn how to control external bleeding.

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.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life/student-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 you 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 subject to terms & conditions, the course fee is payable if not eligible for remission. If you have not been resident in the UK for 3 years you may be subject to overseas fees.

Starts Aug 2022

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 subject to terms & conditions, the course fee is payable if not eligible for remission. If you have not been resident in the UK for 3 years you may be subject to overseas fees.
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