Occupational First Aid Course (OFAC) [Upcoming Course]

Overview

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

Workplace Safety and Health (First Aid) Regulations 2006 Reg. 5 (2) stipulates that “every person appointed as a First Aider shall have undergone and successfully completed such training in first-aid treatment as the Commissioner may approve”.

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

Attendance Requirement

  • Trainee must achieve 75% attendance for the entire course and achieve 100% attendance for the CPR + AED topic.

Pre-requisites

  • To have at least ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy PLN Level 5 & above.
  • Must be physically fit and able to render help to another individual during an emergency.

Accreditation

HMI is an accredited Learning Service Providers (LSP). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has required learning service providers to attain the ISO 29993:2010 Learning Service Provider (LSP) certification as part of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training. (The ISO 29993:2010 LSP certification is administered by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) through its Certification Bodies (CBs)

Certification

  • Certificate of Successful Completion for Occupational First Aid — endorsed by HMI Institute of Health Sciences (2 years validity for cert.)
  • Certificate Card for Occupational First Aid — endorsed by HMI Institute of Health Sciences (2 years validity for cert.)

Duration

First timers: 23.5 hours (including 2 hours 40 minutes of assessment)

Refresher: 17.5 hours (including 2 hours 40 minutes of assessment)

(On site training)

Course Fee

$285.00 (excluding GST)

Important Note:

*Cancellations within 5 working days prior to course commencement date will be subjected to 100% full nett course fees

Registration

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