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Occupational First Aid Course

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Full program description

Occupational First Aid Course

What's In It For Me

  • To equip learners with the relevant knowledge and application skills in demonstrating first aid/CPR skills to apply them in their workplace.

Who Should Attend

Where more than 25 persons are employed in a workplace, there shall be appointed in the workplace as first-aiders who shall be readily available during working hours such number of persons as complies with the ratio of one first-aider for every 100 persons employed in the workplace or part thereof." - WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT

Course Duration

23.5 hours including 3 hours of assessment

Course Outline

  • Principles and practice of first aid

  • First-aid requirements in factories and other workplaces

  • Wounds, bleeding and shock

  • Fractures and soft tissues injuries

  • Handling and transportation of the injured

  • CPR & use of AED

  • Breathing difficulties

  • The unconscious patient

  • Occupational eye injuries

  • Burn injuries

  • Industrial toxicology

  • Safety and accident prevention

  • Management of medical emergencies

Mode of Assessment

  • Written Assessment (30 mins)
    • 20 MCQ on OFA
    • 10 MCQ on CPR
    • 10 MCQ on AED
  • Oral Assessment (5 mins per trainee)
    • Case Studies
  • Practical Assessment
    • Bandaging (5 mins per trainee)
    • CPR and proper use of AED (10 mins per trainee)
  • Oral Examination (5 mins per trainee)
    • Case Scenarios

*Passing Criteria

Must pass theory (70% for OFA questions and 80% for CPR+AED questions) AND

Must pass practical and oral examination

 If fail in CPR-AED, considered as FAILED the whole exam and need to retake the whole course.

If fail in theory or bandaging, trainee only need to retake the theory and/or bandaging.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Upon completion of the course and passing the examination, 2 years validity will be issued to the following certificates:
  • Certificate of achievement endorsed by NTUC LearningHub 
  • NRC endorsed certificate

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the participants will have the relevant knowledge and application skills in demonstrating first aid/CPR skills to apply them in their workplace.

SDU Points

23 Points

Pre-requisites

ESS Level 5 and above

*Disclaimer
Participants of this course are advised to have at least ES WPLN Level 5 & above or equivalent as otherwise, the participants may find the course challenging to understand and pass the required assessments.

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • Discussions and presentations
  • Practical sessions

Funding Information

Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Funding:

  • Participants must attend at least 75% of the course, complete the exam with a pass or competent result.
  • Online applications are not applicable for companies applying funding with Absentee Payroll.
  • Workforce Training Support (WTS) funding only applies to trainee who is 35 years old and above with a monthly income of $1,900 and below.

For Company Registration:

  • Customers who are applying funding for trainee(s), please submit Training Grant applications in SkillsConnect website before registration.
  • Training Grant number is to be submitted together with the registrations.
  •  Payment for the course must be using company cheque or via GIRO.
  • For more information on SDF Training Grant application, please click here

Course reference code in SkillsConnect:

  • English: CRS-N-0018336

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP):

  • NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC Learninghub.

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply. 

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$303.74 S$325.00
SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old S$60.75 S$82.01
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old S$30.37 S$51.63
WTS Funding (95%) S$15.19 S$36.45
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$303.74 S$325.00
After SDF Funding for non-SMEs Companies (80%)* S$60.75 S$82.01
SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old  S$30.37  S$51.63
WTS Funding (95%) S$15.19 S$36.45
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$303.74 S$325.00
After Enhanced Training Support for SMEs Companies (90%)** S$30.37 S$51.63
WTS Funding (95%) S$15.19 S$36.45
*Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $4.50 per hour.
** Absentee Payroll of 80% of basic hourly salary, capped at $7.50 per hour.

Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR 

  SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old : Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY

Please note that prices are subject to changes

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