Infant suffocation rescue demonstrationChildcare First Aid (First Aid Responder)

For course information or to book a place call 087 6792295/021 4642938

First Aid Responder is the gold standard in First Aid Training for the workplace.Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers based on a risk assessment to have a sufficient number of First Aid Responders trained and deployed in the workplace.

 

Details: A comprehensive and practical three-day Childcare First Aid course which is designed to train personnel who are involved in the childcare profession in First Aid.

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Provide necessary first aid within the workplace
  • Deal with emergencies while awaiting the arrival of emergency services
  • Implement essential life saving skills if required

  • Responsibilities of a first- aider- Diagnosis and principles of treatment
  • The Nervous System
  • Head Injuries
  • Shock – Fainting Unconsciousness
  • Patient Approach Examination of Casualty
  • Recovery Position Asphyxia and its causes
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation practical Treatment of foreign bodies and AED
  • Poisoning
  • Examination of the eye
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Corrosive injuries
  • Chemical splashes Blood and the circulation
  • Wounds and bleeding Control of bleeding
  • Dressings and bandages Fractures – causes, types, signs and symptoms
  • Sprains, strains and dislocation Crush injuries
  • General rules for treatment
  • Dressing and bandaging fractures Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
  • Emergency First Aid Kits – contents Revision – practical; any requested subject

The examination will be divided as follows:
Skill Demonstrations (2) 80%
Written Exam 20%
Up to 10 personnel
Three Days

During the afternoon of Day 3 both the practical and written exam will take place.

The examination will be divided as follows:
Skill Demonstrations (2) 80%
Written Exam 20%

All of our instructors are registered with the Pre-Hospital emergency care council and our course is run in accordance with

HSA guidelines.

Certification is valid for 2 years.

Information for learners in relation to the

First Aid Responder (FETAC approved)

Course Assessment

Assessment of Course

All First Aid  implement procedures for the assessment of learners, which are required to be fair and consistent. The contents of this document outline the requirements of the assessment.

Summary Skills Demonstration 80%  Examination 20%

Skills Demonstration

Skills Demonstration 1
Candidates will be assessed in the following basic life saving skills
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)/Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Skills Demonstration 2
Candidates will be assessed in 2 of the following skill areas:
Patient assessment
Respiratory emergencies
Wounds
Bleeding
Shock
Altered levels of consciousness
Musculoskeletal injuries
Burns and scalds
Electric shock

Examination:
The assessor will devise a theory based examination that assess the candidates ability to recall and apply theory and understanding.

The examination will have 22 short answer questions
Candidates are required to answer 20 (1 mark each)
An OFA instructor recognised by the Health & Safety Authority will act as the internal assessor and assess candidates.

Materials required for the examination :- Pens, paper, PPS number, identification & information approved by the instructor.

Assessment Monitoring: – All examinations will be monitored by invigilators appointed by All First Aid. People attending the examination must follow the guidelines set out by the invigilator.

Access to Examination Room :- Learners will not be allowed access to the examination 15 minutes after an examination is scheduled to start. No additional time shall be allowed to learners who arrive at the examination centre after the commencement of an examination.

Behaviour during an Examination :-

Learners may not communicate in any manner with anyone other than the invigilator during the assessment.
Learners must not use any means whatever to obtain, directly or indirectly, assistance in an assessment or give or attempt to give, directly or indirectly, such assistance to any other student.
Learners must not indulge in any behaviour which may disturb any other student or any form of conduct which may disrupt the smooth progress of an examination.
Learners causing such disturbance or disruption may be required by the invigilator to leave the examination.
Learners are required to hand their examination papers & completed examination scripts to the invigilator, including any rough work – which should be clearly indicated as such, and to remain seated at the end of the assessment until dismissed by the invigilator.
Learners must clearly label all work handed back to the invigilator with their name and PPS no.

Authorship Statement: – All candidates must submit a statement with his/her assignments clearly stating the work is their own work. The authorship statement must be signed by the candidate and must be included with the assignment (if assignments are required).

Equality & Diversity :-All First Aid is committed to equality of opportunity for staff, learners, stakeholders and all under-represented groups and to a pro-active approach to equality in the workplace.

We strive to support and encourage promotion of an inclusive learning culture and fully recognize the value of diversity.

All First Aid recognizes that it has a responsibility to provide reasonable accommodation to learners who have a disability, or other persons covered by the nine grounds of Equality Legislation. An accommodation is a modification of classroom or an evaluation procedure designed to  accommodate the particular needs of an otherwise qualified learner with a disability.

Please contact All First Aid for further details – 087 6792295

Learners with learning disabilities and special requirements :- If any learner has special requirements to complete the assessment of this course please make it known to the instructor. It is All First Aids policy to support any special requirements of learners during the course program & course assessment.

Access, Transfer & Progression :- It is All First Aids intention to recognize a student’s prior learning and to promote an equitable and fair admission process whilst also providing programmes of study which facilitate learners who wish to transfer or progress to other programmes leading to recognized awards.

Award/Certification

FETAC Level 5 – 5N1207 – www.fetac.ie/modules/5N1207.pdf

Appeals/Repeats Process: – Any learner may appeal or repeat a result of an assessment.

A learner may register an appeal within 14 days of receiving a result from All first Aid

Objectives: This course is suited to staff members who may have contact with children and infants in the course of their duties or training. An emphasis will be placed on dealing with emergencies involving children.

Method: The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by demonstration, and practical tasks and an assessment.

Attendees: Anyone involved in the childcare profession or those with children or infants who wish to be competent in the provision of First Aid assistance.

Requirements: None.

Certification: On completion of the course and assessment, participants will receive a FETAC level 5 occupational first aid certificate which is valid for two years.

Duration: 3 days

Maximum number of participants: 8