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First Aid Trainer Training

Introduction Introduction

A course for First Aider to learn how to teach First Aid


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Aims Aims

To give students an introduction to training and assessing methods and strategies used when delivering and assessing First Aid courses and the knowledge & skills to maintain a First Aid at Work Trainers portfolio of evidence.


Teaching, coaching and presenting First Aid courses require not only full up-to-date knowledge of First Aid techniques and protocols but also the ability to use teaching skills to gain maximum learning for the students. This course will provide essential teaching skills through group work and teaching exercises to build the confidence to run First Aid training events.

 

 

 

Objectives Objectives

Unlike other First Aid training courses, our course allows students to give 3 front-of-class presentations and demonstrations (15, 20 and 30 minutes) of hands-on first aid teaching practice. Teaching, coaching and presenting First Aid courses require not only full up-to-date knowledge of First Aid techniques and protocols but also the ability to use teaching skills to gain maximum learning for the students. This course will provide essential teaching skills through group work and teaching exercises to build the confidence to run First Aid training events.

Syllabus Syllabus

DAY 1

  • Intro and domestics

  • Outline aims and objectives of course

  • Aims & Objectives. (What are they? How do we use them?)

  • The Trainer (Qualities and their maintenance)

  • The Student (Types, How to cope)

  • The learning process (Motivation, barriers and assessment of learning

  • Lesson Plans (Planning & preparation)

  • Teaching methods and strategies

  • Teaching a first aid theory lesson

  • Preparation for simple microteaching exercise for the following day.

DAY 2

  • Presentation of exercise to the group

  • Feedback and self assessment

  • Visual Aids (Types, selection and variety of resources)

  • Use of the voice & timing and Questioning skills

  • Teaching a First Aid skill lesson

  • Tutorial & preparation

DAY 3

  • First Aid Skill session presentations

  • Feedback & assessment

  • Assessing First Aid at Work students (a practical exercise)

  • HSE Regulations & guidance

  • Teaching CPR & Unconsciousness

  • Creating & maintaining a competency portfolio.

DAY 4

  • Allocation of Theory/skill lesson for final presentation

  • Theory/skill presentation preparation. Student's presentation of subjects for final assessment

  • Feedback & final assessment

  • Course conclusion & feedback

 

 

Summary Summary

Cost:

Course length:

4 days

This course is for:

Any eligible individuals who wish to become First Aid Trainers and/or Assessors.

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Students say... Students say...


"This was an excellent Trainers Training Course. It fully met all my objectives for attending" -Sam "After training for 10 years I still learnt a great deal. Thanks, I really enjoyed it" -John from our last course



What's included?
  • All courses comply with the HSE's recommendation of 12 students per course.
  • First Aid at Work courses (4&2) also include a full colour manual per student.
  • All courses can accommodate larger numbers of students if required. Please contact us for details
  • Our courses all use student centred methods such as skill demonstrations & practice, groupwork, question & answer sessions & case studies. We  augment the above strategies with tutorials & demonstrations to give a well balanced interactive learning experience for all students.
  • Formative Assessment will be ongoing throughout the course by the trainer. On our FAW courses there is a final assessment on the last day conducted by independent assessors.