Occupational First Aid Course

Become a SRFAC certified Workplace Occupational first aider with our Occupational First Aid Course

 

Occupational First Aid Course is a mandatory course for personnel who will be appointed as a workplace first aider. The occupational first aid training aims to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills to provide first aid to adult casualties and to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely and effectively in the workplace. The course is aligned with the guidelines and methods stipulated by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC). This course is also recognised as the CERT First Aider Course with CPR + AED.

 

Recertification Course

Occupational First Aid Refresher Course

 

Target Audience

  • Any individuals with interest in first aid training

  • Any individuals assigned as a occupational first aider

  • WSH Professionals 

 

Topics 

  • Principles and Practice of First Aid

  • First Aid Requirements in Factories and other Workplaces

  • Wounds, Bleeding & Shock

  • Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Handling and Transportation of the Injured

  • Cardio – Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Breathing Difficulties

  • The Unconscious Patient

  • Occupational Eye Injuries

  • Burn Injuries

  • Industrial Toxicology

  • Safety & Accident Prevention

  • Management of Medical Emergencies

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the duties and responsibilities of First Aider

  • List the legal requirements under Workplace Safety and Health (First Aid) Regulations 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 chemicals exposure

  • Identify common workplace accidents requiring first aid treatment

 

Pre-Requisites

Must be physically fit and able to render help to another individual during an emergency

Assumed skills and knowledge: ESS Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 and above.

 

Mode of Assessment

Assessment

Written exam duration: 40 mins

(Minimum of 40 Multiple Choice Questions: 20 MCQ on OFA, 10 MCQ on CPR, 10 MCQ on AED)

Practical Exam Duration: 20 mins per participant (Bandaging, CPR+AED & case scenarios)

Passing Criteria

Passing rate for OFA MCQs = 70% Passing rate for CPR + AED MCQs = 80% * If fail in CPR – AED considered as fail in whole examination and need to retake whole course. If fail theory examination or bandaging practical, need only to retake theory exam or bandaging practical.

Assessment Venue

SCAL Academy

164 Gul Circle #01-14 JTC Space @Gul, (S) 629621

Certification

Only participants with 75% attendance will be eligible to sit for the assessment. Certificate of Successful Completion and ID card will be awarded to participants who successfully completed the course and passed the assessments. Validity period of certificate is 2 years.

 

Course Administration

Course Ref. No.: TGS-2022011469

Only participants with 75% attendance will be eligible to sit for the assessment. Certificate of Successful Completion and ID card will be awarded to participants who successfully completed the course and passed the assessments. Validity period of certificate is 2 years.

SCAL is accredited by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC) and the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) under ISO 29993:2017 to offer Occupational First Aid Course. The WSH (First Aid) Regulations (Cap. 354A, S65) Reg.5 stipulates that every person appointed as a first-aider 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 Fees

Fee (inclusive of GST)  

$282.61 – SCAL Members

$302.80 – Non-Members

 

Funding Eligibility

Individual Sponsor (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR$302.80

Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above: $162.61

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $106.54

 

Company Sponsored (Non-SME) (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR: $302.80

Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above: $162.61

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above:  $106.54

 

Company Sponsored (SME) (inclusive of GST)         

Non-Singaporean/PR: $302.80

Singaporeans/PRs aged 21 years and above: $106.54

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above: $106.54

Course Duration

3.0 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 21.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 13 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

[Funding Eligibility]

Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents

Trainee must achieve at least 75% attendance

Trainee must pass all prescribed tests / assessments, and attain 100% competency

SCAL Academy reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria

Training provider will submit trainee details via SSG Training Provider Gateway and will bill in NETT fee if trainee is eligible for training grant. Note that all grants are subject for final approval by SSG.

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Replacement/Postponement

A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. Appeal of Assessment Result: (a) Students who wish to appeal for review of assessment results, please fill the Assessment Appeal Form that can be downloaded from website. There will be an admin fee of $60.00 (incl GST, non-refundable).

 

Special Class

Available upon request.

 

For more information, please contact Ms Elene Yeo at 67939020 or email elene@scal-academy.com.sg

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