HABC Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
The Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid at Work is a qualification aimed at providing learners with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support emergency first aid in the workplace. The qualification on completion is valid for a period of 3 years, after which learners are expected to requalify. It is also recommended that annual refresher training takes place to ensure knowledge and skills are maintained.
The qualification is aimed at providing learners with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to support emergency first aid in the workplace.
It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in English and Mathematics
|1 Day (6 Hours)||English||HABC|
|*Please notify us if an interpretation is required||*Validity: 3 Years|
course benefits/progression opportunity
Progression and further learning routes include:
- Highfield Level 3 International Award in First Aid at Work
- Highfield Level 2 International Award in Paediatric First Aid
- Highfield Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid and Defibrillation
|LEARNING OUTCOME||ASSESSMENT CRITERIA|
|The Learner Will||The Learner Can|
|1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider||1.1 state the role and responsibilities of a first aider|
1.2 identify how to minimise the risk of infection
1.3 identify recommended first aid kit content requirement
|2. Know how to assess an incident||2.1 conduct a scene survey|
2.2 conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 call for help to support a casualty
|3. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally||3.1 assess a casualty’s level of consciousness|
3.2 open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
3.3 place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
3.4 manage a casualty who is in seizure
|4. Be able to manage a casualty who is not breathing normally and unresponsive||4.1 identify when Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation is needed|
4.2 demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
|5. Know how to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking||5.1 identify the signs of a partially and completely blocked airway|
5.2 demonstrate first aid for a partially and completely blocked airway
|6. Know how to recognise and assist a casualty with a minor injury||6.1 identify the different types of external bleeding |
6.2 demonstrate first aid for controlling external bleeding
6.3 identify how to administer first aid for a casualty with small cuts and grazes
6.4 identify how to administer first aid for a casualty with minor burns and scalds
|7. Know how to manage a casualty who is in shock||7.1 identify the signs and symptoms of hypovolemic shock|
7.2 demonstrate first aid for a casualty who is in hypovolemic shock
To effectively deliver and assess this qualification, it is recommended that Centres do not exceed the ratio of 1 qualified tutor/assessor to a maximum of 12 learners in any one instance.
The qualification is assessed using the Highfield assessment pack and is split into two component parts:
- Part one: This component is assessed through practical demonstration of emergency first aid skills. The practical assessment will be recorded using the practical matrix within the Assessment Pack.
- Part two: Learners are required to answer a series of questions, to ensure that their understanding of the theory content meets the required standard. Oral questioning may be used.
COURSE TYPE: CLASSROOM
22-24 Mar 21