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Occupational First Aid Refresher Course (OFAC-Refresher)
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Course Duration
17.5 hours (including 2 hours 40 minutes of assessment)
Course Fees
(GST incl.)

FULL FEE - SDF grant available (subj. to WDA T&Cs)

Promotional Fee price at $214/- for course dates during Public Holidays.

*For Basic First Aid course, please click here.

Main Office (Bendemeer)
72 Bendemeer Road, #03-29 Luzerne, Singapore 339941
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17 SDU points awarded upon successful completion.

Course code: CRS-N-0031410

: 17 hours 30 minutes (including 2 hours 40 minutes of assessment)

Attendance Criteria:
Trainee must achieve 75% attendance for entire course and achieve 100% attendance for CPR + AED.

Pass Criteria:

Written Assessment for 20 OFAC MCQ: 70% to Pass
Written Assessment for 20 CPR + AED MCQ: 80% to Pass
Practical Assessment: Obtain ‘C’ (Competent)

Course Medium: English, Mandarin

Course Information

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.

Who should attend
Any individuals with interest in first aid or has been assigned a WSH-related role in the company. Must be physically fit and able to render help to another individual during an emergency.

The course is for individuals holding a current and valid Occupational First Aid Course with CPR+AED (OFAC) certificate which is near to expiry and wishes to renew this certification (1 month grace period).

Course Objectives

Explain the duties and responsibilities of First Aider
List the legal requirements under Workplace Safety and Health (First Aid) Regulations (Cap. 354A, Rg 4) Reg. 5 (2) for the workplace
Check and pack contents of First Aid Box
Apply first aid to accident victims in the workplace
Manage a medical emergency at the workplace
Manage victims of hazardous chemicals exposure
Identify common workplace accidents requiring first aid treatment  

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 

Participant must have successfully completed the Occupational First Aid Course with CPR+AED (OFAC) and currently holding a valid OFAC certificate (1 month grace period).

Assumed Skills and Knowledge
- ESS Workplace literacy and numeracy Level 5 and above.

Medical Fitness
  • Does not have any history or underlying medical heart and lung conditions or any physical disabilities/problems such as knee, spinal or joints injury (please consult your doctor to get the necessary clearance to undertake the CPR practice and assessment)
  • Pregnant ladies are highly discouraged from undertaking the CPR practice due to safety reasons

Classes Schedules
Weekday Class
DAY 1 : 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
DAY 2 : 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
25-Jan-2018 ,
08-Feb-2018 ,
22-Feb-2018 ,
08-Mar-2018 ,
22-Mar-2018 ,
12-Apr-2018 ,
26-Apr-2018 ,
10-May-2018 ,
24-May-2018 ,
07-Jun-2018 ,
21-Jun-2018 ,
12-Jul-2018 ,
26-Jul-2018 ,
Weekend Class
DAY 1 : 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
DAY 2 : 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
18-Feb-2018 ,
11-Mar-2018 ,
15-Apr-2018 ,
13-May-2018 ,
10-Jun-2018 ,
15-Jul-2018 ,
Holiday Class
DAY 1 : 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
DAY 2 : 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
17-Feb-2018 ,
Mandarin Weekday Class
DAY 1 : 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM
DAY 2 : 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM
01-Feb-2018 ,
01-Mar-2018 ,
15-Mar-2018 ,
05-Apr-2018 ,
19-Apr-2018 ,
03-May-2018 ,
17-May-2018 ,
07-Jun-2018 ,
21-Jun-2018 ,
05-Jul-2018 ,
19-Jul-2018 ,
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**All course confirmation is based on the total number of confirmed applicants for the batch. Refund of full course fees is applicable if the class is cancelled by Avanta.
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» Course registration shall be applied at least 3 days in advance. Registration is based on a first-come-first-served basis. To confirm the registration, payment of the course fees must be made before the commencement date. Avanta Global Pte Ltd (Avanta) reserves the right to decline a trainee from attending the class at its sole discretion.
» Certificate/card shall be issued within 1 month from the course completion date. For WDA courses, SOA shall be ready within 3 months from the assessment completion date as per WDA’s T&Cs. No certificate/card will be issued unless full payment is received by Avanta before the course ends. An email notification will be sent once the certificate/card is ready for collection. Uncollected certificate/card within 3 months from the date of email notification will be destroyed. An administrative charge apply to re-printing of replacement certificate/card at $20/-. (Police report is required for lost certificate/card case.)
» Trainee is reminded to attend class punctually. Full course fees will still be imposed if the trainee does not attend the class without prior notice.
» If trainee is found cheating, trainee will be barred from the examination/assessment. Avanta reserves the right to take necessary actions.
» Notice of replacement or withdrawal must be made in writing to Avanta subjected to the following:
All requests are subjected to the discretion and approval of Avanta.
» Reschedule or change of course is allowed once only and is subjected to the availability of the course. An *administrative charge is applicable if the request is made 2 working days or less before the course commencement date.
» Avanta reserves the rights to cancel the course or change the course dates. Refund of full course fees is applicable if the class is cancelled by Avanta.
*Administrative charge: 10% of the course fees or S$30/- (whichever is higher)
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