Standard First Aid is a comprehensive programme designed to meet the requirements of DOSH for occupational first aiders. It is also a great starting point for volunteers who are responsible for the care of others.
At the conclusion of the course, students should have a basic understanding of:
- Principles of first aid
- What to do before starting to help
- Injury Emergencies
- Sudden Illness
- Environmental Emergencies
Students should also be able to demonstrate competence in:
- Controlling life threatening bleeding
- CPR for Adults, Children & Infants
- AED use
Layperson, Volunteers, Domestic Helpers, Parents
- Skills Practice
- Assessment / Treatment Drills
- Adult, Child & Infant CPR
- Standard First Aid
This certification is valid for 3 years. Receipt of this certificate does not guarantee future performance or suggest any form of licensure. Skills deteriorate rapidly when not used. Periodic retraining is strongly advised. At minimum this course (or a suitable alternate) should be taken once every two years.
- How to save a life card
- First Aid text book
All requisite learning and first aid materials will be provided.
In order to receive your certification, you must pass both practical skills assessments and a multiple choice examination. If you do not successfully pass the exam and skills assessments, you will receive a certificate of attendance only.