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.