Zone 1 is made up of manageable sections, including:
Section 1: The role of the first-aider
In this section, you will look at what first aid is, what shock is, the key aims of first aid, managing infection, the contents of a first aid kit and the importance of reporting and recording workplace accidents.
Section 2: Managing an emergency
This section covers the methods used to approach incidents and manage an emergency. You will look at different ways of identifying dangers to a casualty and eliminating common dangers in an emergency.
Section 3: Basic patient assessment skills
You will learn about primary and secondary surveys that can be used when assessing a casualty in this section. You will also look at how to observe a casualty and observe their breathing and pain.
Section 4: Minor injuries
This section covers the techniques used for administering first aid for small cuts and grazes, for minor burns and scalds, for a casualty with a burn and for small splinters.
CPD Introduction to First Aid – Zone 1 (CPD Certified)
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All candidates must be at least 16 years old and you will be asked to complete a short test at the start of your course that’s known as an initial assessment. This will help to decide which ESOL qualification is right for you.
Your final assessment is included in the cost and can be taken online. Upon successful completion, your certificate will be emailed you directly.