Evac Chair Instructor Course

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The aim of this Evac Chair Instructor course is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitude to train others in the use of Evac Chairs & other emergency evacuation equipment..

Course objectives:

At the end of this Evac Chair Instructor Course, learners you will be able to:

Explain the legislation affecting the people who have difficulty with mobility

Carry out an Evacuation Risk Assessment

Prepare the equipment ready for use

Manoeuvre the equipment to the escape route and down the stairs

Use evacuation equipment

Evac Chair Instructor Course Contents:

Module 1 Evacuations: What & Why?

Module 2 Legal requirements

Module 3 Evacuation Assessment

Module 4 Emergency Evacuation Plans & Procedures

Module 5 Evacuation Equipment

Candidate Requirements: To successfully complete this Evac Chair Instructor good understanding of both oral and written English. It would be benificial if candidates have completed a Fire Safety & Marshal Instructor course, QQI Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor or QQI Level 6 Patient Handling Instructor Course.

Duration: Two hours.

Certification and Accreditation: On successful completion of this Evac Chair Instructor course, candidates will receive a Qualtec Evac Chair Instructor Certificate valid for 5 years.

Resource Material: Candidates who successfully complete all practical and theory assessments of our Evac Chair Instructor course will be provided with all material required to deliver Emergency Evacuation training. Material will include PowerPoint, Course Notes, Health & Safety Legislation information & Trainee Assessment Sheets.