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ISO 29990:2010 Standard Occupational First Aid Course

About this Course
~ Accredited under ISO 29990:2010 Standard, Approved for 22 SDU points, SDF Training Grant, SkillsFuture Credit and PSEA

ISO 29990:2010 Standard Certificate

This Ministry of Manpower (MOM) accredited course is a mandatory training course for Occupational First Aider. It is aimed to train individuals to render first-aid treatment to the casualty during an emergency or accident in the workplace until more advanced medical assistance can be obtained.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of First Aider
  • List the legal requirements under Workplace Safety and Health (First Aid) Regulations 2006 Reg.5 (2) for the workplace
  • Check and pack contents of First Aid Box
  • Apply first aid to accident victims in the workplace
  • Manage a medical emergency at the workplace
  • Manage victims of hazardous chemical exposure
  • Identify common workplace accidents requiring first aid treatment

COURSE CONTENT

  • 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
  • Cardio—Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & use of AED
  • Breathing difficulties
  • The unconscious patient
  • Occupational eye injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Industrial toxicology
  • Safety and accident prevention
  • Management of medical emergencies

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS

There are six essential skill sets required for the OFAC in order to apply first aid at the workplace. The focus is to correctly identify the patient’s condition and apply first aid immediately to save life or stabilise the situation. These skills must be demonstrated and practiced during the course.

At the end of the training, participants will be competent in the following skills:.

  • Handling and transportation of an injured person
  • Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Dealing with breathing difficulties and unconsciousness
  • Managing of wounds and bleeding
  • Stabilizing a fracture injury
  • Management of burns

DURATION

23.5 hours including 2 hrs 40 min of assessment

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Any individual with an interest in first aid or has been assigned a WSH-related role in the company. Must be physically fit and able to render help to another individual during an emergency.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

ESS Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 or above (GCE N/O Level pass or equivalent).

* Disclaimer

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

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

Candidates will be assessed through a written test and practical performance on bandaging (covering at least 3 mains areas of body: head, trunk and limbs, to integrate with case scenarios), CPR + AED.

Upon successful completion, candidates will be awarded a certificate from KBA Training Centre Pte Ltd ~ accredited under ISO 29990:2010 Standard, which is valid for 2 years; CPR+AED certificate is accredited by National Resuscitation Council (NRC) Singapore - valid for 2 years.

FUNDING ~ Applicable for Singaporean & Permanent Residents only

1. Approved for Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Grant - Up to 95% subsidy (eligibility criteria apply). Absentee Payroll (AP) approved.

*Final grant amount subject to SkillsFuture Singapore Agency (SSG) (formerly WDA) approval.

Eligibility

The general eligibility criteria are listed as follows:

  • Companies are registered or incorporated in Singapore
  • Supportable cost components (such as Course fees) are fully sponsored by companies
  • Trainees are employees who are either Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents (PR) of Singapore
  • Trainees have achieved at least 75% attendance and have sat for all examinations if the course leads to certification

NETT Fee payment. Company will pay KBAT the unfunded portion of the course fee. The training grant application submitted by the company is first routed to the training organisation for endorsement, before routing to WDA. Training organisation is responsible to submit the claim to WDA upon course completion. Upon approval of the claim, the course fee funding will be disbursed to the training organisation and Absentee Payroll funding, if applicable, will be disbursed to the company.

2. Approved for SkillsFuture Credit. All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory. Contact us for more information.

Safety Development Unit (SDU) points under the Continuing Professional Development Programme

Applicable for Singapore Registered Safety Officers

Upon successful completion of training, WSH Officer can apply for 22 SDU points as part of their Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program under Category A1(b) approval code reference CPD/106/A1B/009.

For More Information

Course Flyer
Application Form ESS WPLN Skills Level File Entry Pre-requisite form

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