Introduction to First Aid – Zone 4
Health & Safety & First Aid
Adult Further Education
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. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in first aid, as it will provide you with crucial skills that apply to all aspects of work and everyday life.
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other Introduction to First Aid – Zone 4 courses:
Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
Employees get 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 CPD courses. For more information please refer to the website or contact Learner Services on 01925494400 or email email@example.com.
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.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington Vale Royal 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.
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 and any books or stationery the learner wishes to purchase themselves.
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