Occupational First Aid (OFA) + AED

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Occupational First Aid (OFA) + AED

Course Overview

Occupational First Aid Course

Occupational First Aid Course is a nationally certified course in accordance with the guidelines set by Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and National Resuscitation Council. The OFA course contains critical applications such as Medical Emergency Management, Treatment of various work site injuries, CPR skills and AED applications.

Simulated scenarios of first aid at work will be studied and analyzed in classes. Potential first aiders are expected to demonstrate and manage these situations according to the course instructions.

To renew the occupational first aid certificate, please see Occupational First Aid Refresher course. Other first aid courses include the Standard First Aid Course.

Occupational First Aid & CPR AED Certificate

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued two certificates:

  • Occupational First Aid (OFA) Certificate (2 years validity)
  • CPR + AED Certificate (2 years validity)

Course Title

Occupational First Aid

Course Objectives

This course provides the relevant knowledge and skills needed to apply first aid to adult casualties during any medical emergency that might arise and to use the Automated Defibrillator (AED) safely at the workplace. 

  • Recognise a medical emergency situation at a workplace. 
  • Activate the appropriate emergency response system and follow the Emergency Action Principles. 
  • Recognize 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 the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for adult victims.

Occupational First Aid (OFA) + AED

Occupational First Aid Training

  1. Basic Principles and Practice of First Aid
  2. Management of Medical Emergencies
  3. Breathing Difficulties
  4. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  5. The unconscious patient
  6. Wounds and Bleeding & Shock
  7. Occupational Eye injuries
  8. Fractures and Soft tissue injuries
  9. Burn injuries
  10. Handling and Transportation of the injured
  11. First Aid Requirements
  12. Safety and Accident Prevention
  13. Industrial Toxicology

Who Should Attend

  • Appointed First Aiders where more than 25 persons are employed in a workplace. There should be at least one appointed first-aider for every 100 people or part thereof.
  • Safety Officers
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Workers who operate heavy machinery, etc
  • Occupational First Aiders

Entry Requirements

  • Able to speak, read and understand English (equivalent to the ESS Workplace Literacy and Numeracy Level 5 and above standard) effectively as our courses are conducted in English.
  • No history of underlying medical heart and lung conditions 
  • Physically fit with no pre-existing medical conditions such as knee, spinal or joint injury.
  • Pregnant ladies are discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons.
  • Participants are required to submit their passport-size photo (.jpeg) in digital format upon receiving the confirmation email.
Course Feature

Course Feature

Course Provider: Medlink Healthcare Group Pte. Ltd.
UEN: 201703314W
Course Reference Number: TGS-2020503153
Mode Of Training: Full-Time Part Time
Funding Validity Period: 23 Oct 2019 – 26 Sep 2023

Occupational First Aid (OFA) + AED

Singaporean 40 yrs and above$114.00
Singaporean 21-39 yrs / PR$174.00
Duration3 Days
(24 hours)

Available in: English

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