Overview

Suitable for driver CPC periodic training

This specific 7-hour qualification is externally regulated by JAUPT and the DSA and is being offered in conjunction with our Professional Driver Training partners SRTS Limited (www.lorrydrivertraining.co.uk) who follow the quality assurance procedures of ITC, RTITB and JAUPT.

The training consists of Emergency First Aid at Work content plus driver specific incident management content developed by RTITB, where first aid may have to be administered at the scene of an incident.

Content

  • Scene Safety & Management.
  • Casualty Assessment – Triage.
  • First Aid Priorities:
  • Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection.
  • Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness.
  • Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making.
  • Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including seizure.
  • CPR & Choking – dealing with the non breathing casualty.
  • Wounds, Bleeding & Shock – dealing with external & internal bleeding and Shock.
  • Major Injuries – injuries to bones including suspected head, spinal and chest injuries.
  • Soft Tissue Injuries – to muscles & joints including dislocations.
  • Major Burns & Scalds.
  • Major Illnesses – recognising the presence of including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.
  • Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters.
  • Monitoring – Casualty Cards & monitoring plus hand-over to Rescue Services.
  • Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions.
  • First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits.

Certification

The qualification consists of one unit (leading to one qualification) and can provide the Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

Requalification

Certificates are valid for three years following which candidates can requalify by undertaking another 1 day (7+ hour) Road Traffic Incident & Emergency First Aid for Professional Drivers training.