Trainees will be able to assess and then manage a casualty of an illness and / or accident with basic life supporting first aid for a short period of time.
Trainees are taught to assess a casualties condition and will able to provide basic life supporting first aid for bleeding and shock; burns; fractures and soft tissue injuries; poisonings; and heart attack; asthma attack; stroke; and seizure. The course includes practical instruction on supporting the breathing and circulation of a casualty with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
NZQA Unit Standards 6401 Provide first aid
6402 Provide resuscitation level
Attendance NumbersMinimum of 10, maximum of 15 per trainer Course Duration2 days
Entry Criteria Open.
The course requires a level of fitness to demonstrate competency for the skill being trained.
Refresher Most workplaces require a refresher every 2 years.
Refreshing learning outcomes above for unit standards 6400, 6401 and 6402. Attendance Numbers: Minimum 8, Maximum 15 Duration: 1 day
Special Notes VHNZ has a successfully moderated assessment for these NZQA unit standards