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Introduction to First Aid – Zone 3

Subject Area

Health & Safety & First Aid

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Distance Learning

What is the course about?

This course will cover a range of first aid modules, to further your knowledge of how to keep yourselves and others safe. The skills you will gain will be applicable to both the workplace and everyday life, and could make a valuable addition to your CV.

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 4 is made up of manageable sections, including:

Section 1: Head Injuries

This section explains what a head injury entails, the signs and symptoms of a minor head injury, the signs and symptoms of a serious head injury, and the appropriate treatment for head injuries.

Section 2: Severe Allergic Reaction

In this section, you will learn what an allergic reaction is, what a severe allergic reaction is, the signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, and how to treat an individual for an allergic reaction.

Section 3: Strokes

This section covers the different types of strokes, the causes of strokes, how to treat a casualty suffering from a stroke, and the appropriate first aid response for a stroke.

Section 4: Unconscious casualty

In this section, you will look at what unconsciousness is, how to check if an individual is breathing, how to open someone’s airway, how to place someone in the recovery position, and the importance of the recovery position.

Section 5: Resuscitation

This section covers CPR, how to carry out CPR, how to carry out hands-only CPR, and the importance of carrying out CPR correctly. You will also learn how to carry out CPR for children of different ages and will gain an understanding of the legal protection for first aiders.

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 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
30
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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