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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.

Course Overview

23 Points

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

Training / Lecture Hours: 20.5 hours

Assessment / Exam Hours: 3 hours

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 needs to retake the theory and/or bandaging.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

SRFAC endorsed Certificate, Certificate of Successful Completion and Safety Pass endorsed by NTUC LearningHub with LSP Accreditation. (2 years validity)


Course Objectives

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.

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

Skillsconnect Course Reference Code:

  • English: CRS-N-0018336

For companies applying for funding, the training grant applications must be submitted up to 30 days before the course start date, and no later than 30 days after course start date via www.skillsconnect.gov.sg.

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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