First Aid – Level 1

POA

Purpose

The aim of this course is to train a person to be capable of
providing immediate first aid in an emergency situation in order
to preserve life, promote recovery and prevent the casualty’s
condition from worsening.

We suggest this basic course to those who already have industry
safety rescue components built into other training.

Course Objectives

The course contains theory and practical assessments
covering the following topics:

  • Overview of HSW Act regulations relating to accidents in the
    workplace
  • Approaching an accident scene – hazard management.
  • Primary assessment – workplace specific.
  • CPR – adult / child / infant.
  • Choking – adult / child / infant
  • AED operation.
  • Soft tissue injuries – sprains and strains

Pre-Requisite

6401: 6402 – Provide basic life
support.

Trauma Topics

  • Shock and the recovery position.
  • External & internal bleeding.
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Fractures and dislocations.

Medical Topics

  • Breathing difficulties.
  • Heart conditions.
  • Stroke and seizures.
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis.

Fill in the form below or alternatively you can free call 0508 69 78 78 or email ricky@nzsurvivor.co.nz.

For 10 or more participants, NZ Survivor will have a trainer come to your workplace.

  • if required
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Description

One Day

Attendance Numbers:
Minimum: 10
Maximum: 15

NZQA Unit Standard

6401
Provide basic first aid

6402
Provide basic life support