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The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers (CPC)

The AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers qualification is a training course which is designed for those who are involved in the driving industry and require a first aid qualification to meet the Certificate of Professional Competency (CPC) first aid requirements in addition to providing the knowledge and skills to operate in these different and often challenging environments.
Also approved by the Association of First Aiders.

Course Duration: 
  • 1 day 

Note:

This qualification can be upgraded to a regulated qualification by the addition of a formal assessment to meet the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. see EFAW for details.


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AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers (CPC) Qualification Information
 Compliance and Regulatory Requirements

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

This qualification is aimed at anyone who requires a first aid qualification for working in the driving industry.

The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to undertake the role of an emergency first aider in the driving and low risk work environment.

The syllabus is comprehensive and covers a diverse content recommended for the CPC.
The teaching time is a minimum of 7 hours and the qualification is valid for 3 years. 

Note: This qualification can be converted to the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification to meet the requirements of the HSE First Aid Regulations for the workplace.*

* Requires a formal assessment plus multi choice question paper.

 Unit 1: Emergency First Aid for Drivers.

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider

1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a First Aider
1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others 
1.3 Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid
1.4 Identify the first aid equipment that should be available
1.5 Describe the safe use of first aid equipment

2. Be able to assess an incident.

2.1 Conduct a scene survey
2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
2.3 Give examples of when to call for help

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 Identify when to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
3.4 Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
3.5 Manage a casualty who is in seizure

4. Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.

4.1 Recognise the need to commence Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
4.2 Demonstrate Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
4.3 Identify the accepted modifications to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for children

5. Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.

5.1 Describe how to identify a casualty with a:
• Partially blocked airway
• Completely blocked airway
5.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

6. Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.

6.1 Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
6.2 Control external bleeding

7. Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.

7.1 Recognise shock
7.2 Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

8. Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.

8.1 Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
8.2 Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
8.3 Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

 Qualification Assessment

Assessment:

There is NO assessment for the CPC qualification.

Where an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is required assessment is made by:

  •  Multi Choice Questions (MCQ) for theory and underpinning knowledge
  • by Observation. 

 

 AoFAQ Centre and Trainer Support Materials

The following is exclusively available from AoFAQ  to support the qualification:

Qualification Specification:

  • This gives details of all the Learning Outcomes with Assessment Criteria and full requirements for the qualification.
 Trainer, Assessor Requiements

Subject knowledge or experience 

  • Holding a current First Aid at Work Certificate (issued by an Ofqual/SQA/Welsh Government recognised Awarding Organisation/Body, an HSE approved training provider or recognised equivalent) or
  • Holding a current Offshore First Aid Certificate issued by a HSE approved training
    provider or
  • Current registration as a Doctor with the General Medical Council (GMC). Or
  • Current registration as a Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Or
  • Current registration as a Paramedic with
    the Health and Care Professions Council
    (HCPC). Or
  • Current First Person on Scene
    (Intermediate) qualification

Teaching/Assessor qualifications

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education
    (PGCE)
  • Certificate in Education (CERT ED)
  • Diploma in Education (DIP ED)
  • Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector (PTLLS)
  • Certificate in teaching in the lifelong learning sector (CTLLS)
  • Diploma in teaching in the lifelong learning sector (DTLLS)
  • Master of Arts in Education (MA ED)
  • Master of Arts in Professional Development, Education and Training (MA PDET)
  • Professional trainer certificate
  • IHCD Instructional methods course
  • Level 3 or 4 NVQ Learning and Development
  • CIPD Certificate in Learning Practice
  • Proof of 30 hours of training in any subject (must be verifiable)
    If your teaching or training qualification is not listed, please contact us

 

 Internal Quality Assurers
   Internal Quality Assurers:

An acceptable portfolio must show:

  • Occupational knowledge and competence in the subject ‐ evidenced by:
    - Holding a relevant subject qualification or suitable experience
  • Knowledge and competency in internal quality assurance – evidenced by:
    - Holding a qualification/completing CPD training or working towards a suitable qualification. 
  • Internal Quality Assurers must:
    - Have knowledge of the requirements of the qualification they 
      are quality assuring at the time any assessment is taking place.
    - Have knowledge and understanding of the role of assessors.
    - Visit and observe assessments.
    - Carry out other related internal quality assurance.
  • SQA Accredited Learning and Development Unit 11 Internally Monitor and Maintain the Quality of Workplace Assessment 
  • QCF Qualifications based on the Learning and Development NOS 11 Internally Monitor and Maintain the Quality of Assessment 
  • Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) 
  • Level 4 Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF) 
    V1 or D34 

Note: This list is not exhaustive. 

 Key Points

Name: AoFAQ Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers (CPC)

Abbreviated Name: Driver CPC.

Qualification Type: CPC

Guided Learning Hours: 7  (this qualification requires a minimum of 7 classroom hrs.)

Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)

Certificate Price* £5.00 + VAT Driver and Vehicle Standards  Agency (DVSA) registration fee - £8.75 upload fee: £2.00 + VAT

* No charge is made for Learners who have failed to attain required standard to receive the award.

*An additional charge of £5 will be made where the learner requires an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification to meet the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982 for the workplace..

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The learner can progress to a range of qualifications including:

  • AoFAQ Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)
  • AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (QCF)
  • AoFAQ Level 2 Award in CPR and AED (CPR)