Occupational First Aid Refresher Course (OFAC-Refresher)

Avanta Global

Course introduction

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”.

This course is accredited by the Learning Service Providers (LSP). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has requires learning service providers to attain the ISO 29990:2010 Learning Service Provider (LSP) certification as part of the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) training. 

The ISO 29990:2010 LSP certification is administered by the Singapore Accreditation Council (SAC) through its Certification Bodies (CBs) and will replace the MOM Accredited Training Provider (ATP) Scheme.

Upon successful completion of course, a certification with 2 years validity will be issued.

Course Outline

  1. Duties and Responsibilities of First Aider 
  2. Handling and Transportation of the Injured
  3. Management of Medical Emergencies
  4. Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & use of AED
  5. Circulatory System & Management of Bleeding
  6. Skeletal System, Fractures and Dislocations
  7. Occupational Eye Injuries
  8. Skin and Burn Injuries 
  9. Respiratory System and Breathing Difficulties
  10. Legal Requirements from MOM
  11. Chemicals in the Workplace
  12. Accident Prevention 

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

Avanta Global Pte Ltd

Avanta Global’s trainers are suitably qualified industry professionals, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge from their careers. They consist of WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) certified trainers who have extensive on-the ground as well as training experience.
As they have a good grasp of the inner workings of the various industries, they are able to render valuable insight and groom a ready pool of industry professionals with appropriate training methodologies.