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.
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)
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
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.
Course Fee £95.00 inc VAT Per Candidate (Discount available for group bookings)