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Occupational First Aid Refresher Course

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Full program description

Occupational First Aid Refresher Course

What's In It For Me

  • To train individuals to render first aid treatment to the casualty during an emergency or accident at the workplace.

Who Should Attend

1) 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

2) Every person appointed as a first-aider under point 1 shall 
(a) have successfully completed a training course acceptable to the Commissioner; and
(b) undergo such subsequent re-training in first-aid treatment as the Commissioner may require.

Course Duration

  • 17.5 Hours (Including assessment)

  • Full-Time

Course Outline

  • Principles and Practice of First-Aid

  • First Aid Requirements in Factories and other Workplaces

  • Wounds, Bleeding and Shock

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Handling and Transportation of the Injured

  • CPR and Use of AED

  • Breathing Difficulties

  • The Unconscious Patient

  • Occupational Eye Injuries

  • Burn Injuries

  • Industrial Toxicology

  • Safety and Accident Prevention

  • Management of Medical Emergencies

  • Revision

  • Written and Practical Assessment

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 and accredited by Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
  • NRC endorsed certificate

Course Objectives

This is a mandatory training course for Occupational First Aiders. The aim of the course is to train individuals to render first aid treatment to the casualty during an emergency or accident at the 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.

Price

Individual Pricing w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$260.00 S$278.20
Corporate Pricing
Non-SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$260.00 S$278.20
SME w/o GST w GST
Original Course Fee S$260.00 S$278.20

Please note that prices are subject to changes

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