Emergency First Aid at Work - FTACC

Our Emergency First Aid programme introduces a unique approach to identify and treat the ill and injured.

Our Emergency First Aid programme is a Qualsafe accredited course that meets the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care (FPHC), Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) guidelines level B of The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and is equivalent to Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW).

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Empowering People to Save Lives.

Our Emergency First Aid at Work programme is delivered to the emergency services and industry who are already adopting our new method of assessment, B.U.R.P.S.

B.U.R.P.S is a simple and intuitive methodology which allows for immediate assessment, simply and quickly to identify serious problems and also avoids missing injuries or signs.

With a perfect blend of classroom sessions and practical interaction along with a simpler assessment method, our first aid programme promises to be informative, engaging and proven to empower responders in making an immediate difference.

Course Information

Course Summary

FTACC is a dynamic, engaging and effective first aid programme, developed by leading healthcare professionals for the emergency services, industry and first aid providers.

It meets and exceeds the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) standards and is more relevant for today’s workplace when compared to existing courses. It adopts an innovative approach which ensures retention of skills and knowledge as well as outline a clear course of action that ensures better patient outcomes.

FTACC is a Qualsafe accredited course that meets the Faculty of Pre-hospital Care (FPHC), Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine (PHEM) guidelines level B of The Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and is equivalent to First Aid at Work (FAW).

This qualification is valid for a period of 3 years. The Learner must successfully retake the qualification on or before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid Trauma and Casualty Care (FTACC) (RQF) is part of an Integrated Emergency Care Programme (IECP) developed by the ATACC Group to run seamlessly from basic to advanced medical and rescue training.

Course Requirements

Learners must be at least 14 years old on the first day of the training.

Previous experience of first aid training is desirable.

There are no other formal entry requirements but to benefit from learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of:

Level 1 in literacy, numeracy or equivalent

Course Aim

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare the Learner to develop the skills and knowledge needed to take on the role of first aider in the workplace or as progression to other roles or qualifications.

The role of a first aider is to manage minor injuries, save life and summon help. This can be a huge responsibility requiring a calm yet effective response, often in stressful situations.

Course content

FTACC includes the following:
1. Safety
2. Calling for Help
3. Immediate Assessment
4. Bleeding
5. Major Bleeding
6. No Signs of Life
7. Unconscious / Very Drowsy
8. Respiratory Distress
9. Pain or Numbness
10. Skin – Appearance & Temperature

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