Emergency First Aid at Work (Level 2)

HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

First Aid at Work

The HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) is specifically designed to raise awareness and knowledge of core First Aid practices.

It is ideal for those already working or preparing to work across a wide range of business and industry sectors who wish to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

It is typically delivered as a one day programme, and this is the recommended course duration.

Topics featured in the course are considered to be important to the maintaining of good practice in the safe, prompt and effective treatment of injuries and ill health in the workplace by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Topics include:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness
  • Assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness

The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

Upon successful completion all students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate as well as a wallet sized plastic card detailing their qualification.

The minimum contact hours for this qualification should be a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day, excluding breaks.

Price per registered learner is £4.75.

Accreditation

The HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and the Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). It is also supported by Skills for Health, the Sector Skills Council for Health.