Standard First Aid Course
The Standard First Aid Course, approved by the National Registry of Coaches (NROC) and accredited by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC), teaches the fundamental first aid skills necessary to handle a variety of common emergency situations that may occur at work, while on vacation, or at school. Participants will learn how to perform CPR and use AED on adult victims and how to react to a variety of emergency situations while maintaining composure, safety, and self-confidence in front of other people.
- Sports coaches, Gym & Yoga instructors
- MOE school teachers
- Individual who is interested to become a Standard First Aid Instructor
- The Standard First Aid certification is a requirement for all Singapore Sports Coaches/Instructors/Trainers to attain under the Sports Singapore (Sports SG).
- Volunteers and Individuals who want to be certified competent in their first aid skills and knowledge.
- The goal of this course is to provide relevant knowledge and skills in rendering first aid treatment during an emergency or injury during the course of coaching.
Participants must perform 2 minutes of nonstop chest compressions as part of course assessment requirements, which can be physically demanding.
It is advised to refrain from participating in this course if you:
- Have medical ailments such as back pain, knee, joint, or spinal injuries, heart problems, high blood pressure, fainting spells, other physical conditions, other medical disabilities, or if serious diseases are present or have ever been a source of discomfort; or
- Are pregnant.
If you decide to continue with the course in spite of prevailing medical conditions, please obtain your doctor’s approval and provide us with a doctor’s letter stating your clearance to participate. Failure to be assessed and subsequently pass the practical component will cause you to fail the course. You will not be certified in CPR + AED; you will only be issued with a certificate of attendance.
- Able to speak, read and understand English proficiently
- No medical conditions (specifically heart and/or lung) or physical disabilities/injuries that would prevent the participant from performing CPR
- Recognise a medical emergency situation.
- Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles.
- Recognise the signs and symptoms of identified emergencies, illnesses and injuries.
- Perform the necessary and correct first aid treatment to a casualty based on the emergency, illness and injury.
- Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adult victims.
Chapter 1: Essentials of First Aid
- Definition and Aims of First Aid
- Roles / Limitations of a First Aider
- Universal Precautions
- First Aid Kit Contents and Maintenance
- Primary Survey
- Secondary Survey
- Introduction to SCDF MyResponder App
Chapter 2: Unconscious Casualty [Non-Cardiac Arrest]
- Head and Spinal Injuries
- Heat Disorders
- Low Blood Sugar
- Recovery Position
Chapter 3: Respiratory Problems
- Adult Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
- Fumes Inhalation
- Asthma Attack
- Allergic Reaction
Chapter 4: Shock, Bleeding and Wounds
- Bleeding and Wounds
- Bites and Stings
Chapter 5: Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Fracture and Dislocation
- Fractured Skull
- Dislocated Jaw
- Collar Bone
- Dislocated Shoulder, Rib. Arms and Legs
Chapter 6: Burn Injuries
- Burns Depth and Severity of Burns
- Classification and Treatment of Burns
Chapter 7: Other First Aid Knowledge
- Eye Injuries
- Transportation of Casualty
Chapter 8: CPR+AED Module
- Perform CPR
- Use the AED
Assessment OutlineAssessment Outline:
(i) Written Assessment (Up to 3 attempts to pass)
– 30 Multiple Choice Questions (80% to pass, 24/30)(ii) Practical Assessment (Up to 3 attempts to pass)
– CPR(HO)+AED (includes Continuous Hands-Only Chest Compressions QCPR)
– Bandaging (1 X Bleeding and 1 X Fracture)
– Application of Tourniquet
– Conscious and Unconscious Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Choking)
– Administration of EpiPen
– Administration of MDI with Spacer
Practice with Real-Life Scenarios – Combining classroom instructions with real-world applications boost participant performance significantly.
Feedback-Based Improvements – We genuinely take all feedback seriously to improve our learning environment for you.
Accredited – The course is developed and conducted in accordance with the guidelines set by SRFAC.
High Quality Equipment Usage – NUFFIELD ACADEMY uses Prestan (from US), Brayden (from Korea) and Ambu (from Denmark) QCPR manikins that are unique and have advanced features to give you best learning experience.
Small Group Practical – 1 Facilitator : 4 Learners (up to 4 Facilitators per class)