SQA Emergency Paediatric First Aid & REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene
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Course Outline This one-day SQA Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support. If you have a professional interest i.e. ◾Nursery and pre-school workers ◾Nannies and au pairs ◾Child-minders ◾Sport and leisure staff ◾Crèche leader and anyone responsible for the welfare of children Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children and adolescents from birth to 18 years of age. Emergency Paediatric First Aid at SCQF level 6 is an accredited work-based qualification which will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to deal with a range of paediatric injuries and emergencies. DURATION: A minimum of six hours makes up this unit consisting of theoretical and practical work SYLLABUS: A range of subjects is covered including: • Responsibilities and reporting • Resuscitation • Shock • Assessment of the situation • Minor injuries • Epilepsy • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty • Anaphylaxis • Wounds and bleeding CERTIFICATION: Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical ability, along with a multiple choice question paper A three year SQA Emergency Paediatric First Aid certificate will be issued subject to assessment. Course description REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) Course Summary This course is for those who are currently employed or seeking employment in the hospitality/catering industry, whether professionally or on a voluntary basis. This course is designed to equip learners with a keen understanding of safe, healthy food handling and preparation. The course covers all aspects of food hygiene from delivery at your premises to preparation and storage. Personal hygiene, correct refrigeration temperatures, correct cooking temperatures and appropriate storage facilities are amongst the topics covered. Course Topics: Introduction to food hygiene -Food spoiling -Incidence of food poisoning and its prevention -Personal hygiene -Working environment -Cleaning practices -Common food pests and their control -Food safety legislation Assessment: 30 multiple choice questions Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 Unit 1. Emergency First Aid in the Workplace This Emergency first aid course leads to a national accreditation in Emergency First Aid at Work. This qualification is made up of one unit, and in order to receive this award, you must achieve success in this unit, emergency first aid course This qualification is approved by the Health & Safety Executive, and it is also recognised nationally as a Level 6 award in Scotland. Therefore, upon completion of this course, you can be recognised by an employer as an Emergency First Aider towards meeting the employer’s duties under the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, and you may count the qualification accreditation towards your formal general educational development. More importantly, you will be gaining knowledge and competence to administer first aid and basic life support – an extremely valuable life skill to have for you, your employer as well as friends and family. Outcomes: Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider. Be able to assess an incident. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries. Assessment and Certification Your Instructor will be responsible for determining whether you pass or fail. Assessment is based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course and successful completion of a written test at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if he/she are satisfied that you have displayed the requisite understanding and competences in respect of each session of the course. Certification of emergency first aid course qualification expires after 3 years. To renew your qualification after 3 years, you will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, you attend annual refresher courses.
No previous experience is required; however, candidates should have the ability to cope with stressful and physically demanding emergency procedures