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CPC Driver First Aid

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About the course

Topics include:

  • The role of a first aider and the First Aid code of practice
  • Incident and casualty management
  • Basic life support (CPR and AED)
  • Medical emergencies including breathing disorders, strokes and heart attacks
  • Physical injuries including burns and choking
  • Chemicals and control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)

Duration: 7 hours

Format: Classroom only

Suitable for: All professional licences (C1, D1 C1E, D1E C, D CE & DE)

DVSA CPC syllabus areas:
3.5 Ability to assess emergency situations

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Responding to a variety of medical emergencies

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Managing an incident and caring for casualties

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Basic life support using CPD and defibrillators

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NVQ3 Emergency First Aid at Work accredited

The Driver First Aid course is also accredited to NVQ Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work and is only available as a private in-person course for groups. Our experienced first aid trainers fully engage with participants to maximise the learning experience and draw out their views and opinions.

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Your questions answered

Who should attend?

Any professional driver who needs to complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years in order to maintain their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Delivery method

This course is facilitated by an experienced first aid trainer.

Driver First Aid is available as a private in-person course for up to 12 candidates.

Learning outcomes

Following this module drivers will understand:

  • How to administer basic life support using Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and/or an Automatic Electronic Defibrillator (AED)
  • How to provide appropriate first aid response and treatment for
    • Breathing disorders and choking
    • External bleeding and circulatory shock
    • Fractures, sprains and strains
    • Minor injuries, burns and scalds
    • Head injuries, strokes and heart attacks
    • Injuries involving chemicals and hazardous substances

Identification requirements

A photocard driving licence and Driver Qualification Card must be presented when attending the course.

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