HABC Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work

Who should attend?

Hotels, companies or individuals who require a basic First Aid qualification approved by the Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services (DCAS). This course teaches basic First Aid skills for the work place and how to deal with life-threatening conditions. It is suitable for any student, even without prior knowledge.

What will they learn?

The course will familiarise students with their roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, including assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness.

Course Content

  • The Role and Responsibilities of an Emergency First Aider
  • Scene Survey
  • Managing an Unresponsive Casualty
  • CPR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (adult)
  • Choking
  • Shock
  • Heart Attack
  • Bleeding (severe, embedded object, from orifices)
  • Treatment of Seizures

6 hours in total

Dubai, Abu Dhabi and all other Emirates of the UAE.


Continuous assessment during the course. Assessment on practical abilities of dealing with casualties, written exam; candidates must show competence to apply learned skills prompt, safe and effective.

Certificate and Validity 

Emergency First Aid at Work from DCAS, Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance (HABC),  valid for 3 years. Wallet-sized card included.

Entry requirement

Participants should have Basic English skills.

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