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Standard First Aid (Asynchronous e-Learning)
Online Learning + 1-day In-Person Session

Course Overview

Standard First Aid Course (includes CPR+AED) aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to apply First Aid to Adult casualty and to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) safely. The course is in accordance to the guidelines and methodologies stipulated by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC). Course accreditation recognized by National Registry of Coaches (Sports SG).

The Standard First Aid + AED Course Certification is a requirement for all Singapore Sports Coaches to attain or renew their coaching license under the Singapore Sports.

Singapore Emergency Responder Academy (SERA)
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Mode:  Blended learning (Complete theory modules online at your own time and pace, followed by a 1-day face-to-face practical session)
Duration:  Online Learning (Approximately 8 hours) + Onsite Practical & Assessment (10 contact hours)
Course Fee:  $169.00 bgst ($184.21 wgst) before funding
Course Code:  TGS-2020501031
Training Venue:  51 Cuppage Road, #03-03, behind Centrepoint, Somerset
Certification: Accredited by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC), valid for 2 years from date of completion. Recognized by National Registry of Coaches (NROC) for Sport Coaches who require the certification to renew their NROC registration. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an e-certificate via email.

This course is for both Full and Refresher participants. The duration cannot be further compressed for Refresher participants. Previously, the Refresher course (1.5 days) was shorter than the Full course (2 days) due a shorter duration of time spent on the theory component. As all theory components are done online now via blended learning, both Full and Refresher participants will need to attend the 1-day session together to complete the practical components and assessments.

How To Register

View Upcoming Course Dates

By filling in your registration details and clicking the submit button, we will receive your registration details. If you are applying for Funding or using your Skillsfuture Credits, do not make payment. You can close the Paypal page without making payment.

If your company is doing bulk registrations and sending participants for different course dates, email courses@sera.sg for the bulk enrolment form instead and we will assist you accordingly.

Apply For SSG Funding And Use Your Skillsfuture Credits

There are two funding mechanisms that are available for you to tap on.

A) First, apply for SSG Funding

This is a separate funding mechanism by Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) that does not touch your Skillsfuture Credits. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents about the age of 21 are eligible for SSG funding of between 50-70%, subject to funding approval by SSG.

SERA will apply for funding for you after we receive your funding application.

  1. Visit sera.sg/ssgfunding (Password: 2023SERA)
  2. Wait for an email from SERA informing you of the funding outcome and balance payable. You will receive this email between 2-3 working days from date of application.

Terms and conditions apply for funding. You must successfully complete the course in order to be eligible for funding. In the event you do not pass the course, you will need to make payment of the full course fee.

B) Second, use your Skillsfuture Credits for the balance payable

2-3 working days after you submit your funding application, you will receive an email and invoice from SERA for the balance payable after funding. Singaporeans above the age of 25 can use their Skillsfuture Credits to pay for this invoice.

Link to Skillsfuture Credit website: Click here
Course Title to Apply for Funding: Standard First Aid (For Sports Coaches) (Asynchronous e-learning)
Course Code: TGS-2020501031

  1. Login to your Skillsfuture account at http://www.skillsfuture.gov.sg/credit using your Singpass
  2. Click “Submit A Claim”
  3. To select the course that you are applying for, you can search by training provider “Singapore Emergency Responder Academy” and you’ll be able to view our list of courses that are eligible for Skillsfuture Credit
  4. After you successfully submit the claim, email us the screenshot of the Claim Transaction ID and Amount Claimed. Please note that if you do not do so, your registration will be marked as unpaid.

Note: The claim has to be submitted inclusive of GST before the course commences. Skillsfuture Singapore does not accept claims submitted after the course commences.

Apply For SSG Funding And Receive An Invoice

For individuals from government agencies or MOE schools, we can submit an e-invoice. Send an email to courses@sera.sg with the name(s) of the participant(s) that you have registered, along with the e-invoicing instructions (such as department and sub-business unit).

For individuals from private organizations, send an email to courses@sera.sg with the name(s) of the participant(s) that you have registered and advise if you require SERA to apply for funding for your Singaporean/PR employees.

After receiving the participants’ registration information, SERA will apply for funding and send you the invoice for the balance payable, which is subject to funding approval by SSG.

Complete Your Online Learning Before Class

After registration and confirmation of payment method, participants will receive their online learning credentials 2-4 working days later. This will consist of readings, videos and quizzes. Please complete this before your scheduled 1-day course.

Participants will receive the e-guidebook via email. Hardcopy guidebooks can be purchased over the counter on the day of the course.

Request for Group/Corporate Training

SERA can conduct a private course run for your team if you have at least 8 participants. If the total class size exceeds 16, SERA can conduct multiple concurrent classes for your organisation. This can be conducted at your premises or ours.

If you have less than 8 participants, we can open a class on your preferred date (subject to availability), conducted at SERA’s premises, but will keep the class open for public registrations.

Upon filling in the form below, our team will be in touch with you to provide you the quotation.

    Submit Your Enquiry Here

      More Information

      As part of the assessment requirements, participants must do 2 minutes of continuous chest compressions and this can be physically strenuous.  Participants experiencing the following medical conditions are advised not to participant.

      1. Now or has ever had or been bothered with any medical illnesses like back trouble, knee/joint/spinal injuries, heart trouble, high blood pressure, fainting spells, other physical conditions or other medical disabilities or serious illness
      2. Is currently pregnant

      If you proceed with the course, please seek your doctor’s advice for the green light to continue, and produce the doctor’s letter. If you opt out of the CPR+AED assessment during the course, you will not pass the course and instead, receive a Certificate of Attendance.

      Who Is Eligible?
      Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) above the age of 21 are eligible for SSG funding. The funding amount is between 50-70% of course fees, depending on age and income-level.

      Terms and conditions apply for funding. You must successfully complete the course in order to be eligible for funding. In the event you do not pass the course, you will need to make payment of the full course fee.

      How Does It Work?

      1. Register for the course here and exit the Paypal page as you do not need to make payment at this stage
      2. Fill in the application form for funding here, with the access code being 2022SERA
      3. Wait for an email from SERA informing you of the funding outcome and balance payable. You will receive this email between 1-2 working days from date of application.
      4. Singaporeans can use their Skillsfuture Credits to make payment for the balance payable. Other payment methods are via PayNow or Paypal.

      How Much Funding Will I Receive?
      The following is an estimation of the grant amount, based on the prevailing grant calculator provided by TPG. The funding amounts are subject to change, and terms and conditions apply.

      Please note that prices are subject to change.

      Who Is Eligible?
      Singaporeans and Permanent Residents (PRs) above the age of 21 are eligible for SSG funding. The individual must be under your organisation’s payroll. The funding amount is between 50-70% of course fees, depending on age and income-level.

      Terms and conditions apply for funding. Participants must successfully complete the course in order to be eligible for funding. In the event your employee does not pass the course, you will need to make payment of the full course fee.

      How Does It Work?

      1. Register for the course here and exit the Paypal page as you do not need to make payment at this stage
      2. Fill in the application form for funding here, with the access code being 2022SERA
      3. Email courses@sera.sg, indicating the names of the employees attending training
      4. You will receive an invoice for the balance payable after funding

      How Does It Work? (For Bulk Enrolments)
      For multiple registrations, please email courses@sera.sg for the corporate enrolment form.

      How Much Funding Will I Receive?
      The following is an estimation of the grant amount, based on the prevailing grant calculator provided by TPG. The funding amounts are subject to change, and terms and conditions apply.

      • Note: SkillsFuture Funding, >=21 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen/PR SkillsFuture Funding, >=40 yrs old: Applicable to Singapore Citizen ONLY
      • Please note that prices are subject to changes.
      • *Grant amount indicated here does not include absentee payroll (AP) funding as this is dependent on the trainee’s hourly basic salary (other than for trainees supported by surrogate Employers, where AP is computed on flat rate independent of salary).
      1. Coaches, Fitness Instructors, Lifeguards
      2. MOE School Teachers
      3. Individuals interested to become a Standard First Aid Instructor
        • The Standard First Aid Certification is one of the requirements for an individual to teach Standard First Aid
      4. Appointed First Aiders
      5. Individuals keen in learning first aid skills and knowledge
      • Able to speak, read and understand English effectively
      • No medical heart and lung conditions or any physical disabilities and injuries that will prevent the participant from performing CPR

      Course Objectives
      At the end of the course the trainees will be able to:

      • Identify the underlying causes of different types of injuries
      • Administer basic immediate first aid without any medical help
      • Perform adult CPR and use the AED
      • Learn foreign body airway obstruction (i.e. choking) management for a conscious or unconscious adult

      Course Content
      The training syllabus and assessment guidelines meet the minimum standard set by Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council.

      Chapter 1: Essentials of First Aid

      • Definition and Aims of First Aid
      • Roles / Limitations of a First Aider
      • Universal Precautions
      • First Aid Kit Contents and Maintenance
      • Primary Survey
      • Secondary Survey
      • Introduction to SCDF MyResponder App
      Chapter 2: Unconscious Casualty [Non-Cardiac Arrest]

      • Head and Spinal Injuries
      • Heat Disorders
      • Fits
      • Fainting
      • Low Blood Sugar
      • Stroke
      • Recovery Position
      Chapter 3: Respiratory Problems

      • Adult Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
      • Fumes Inhalation
      • Hyperventilation
      • Asthma Attack
      • Allergic Reaction
      Chapter 4: Shock, Bleeding and Wounds

      • Shock
      • Bleeding and Wounds
      • Bruises
      • Laceration
      • Incision
      • Abrasion
      • Amputation
      • Bites and Stings
      Chapter 5: Musculoskeletal Injuries

      • Fracture and Dislocation
      • Fractured Skull
      • Dislocated Jaw
      • Collar Bone
      • Dislocated Shoulder, Rib. Arms and Legs
      Chapter 6: Burn Injuries

      • Burns Depth and Severity of Burns
      • Classification and Treatment of Burns
      Chapter 7: Other First Aid Knowledge

      • Eye Injuries
      • Transportation of Casualty
      Chapter 8: CPR+AED Module

      • Perform CPR
      • Use the AED

      Theory Assessment
      Participants will have to complete 30 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) test and need to score at least 80% (24/30) to successfully pass the course.

      If a participant fails the theory assessment, the participant will be given 1 more attempt at the theory assessment.

      Practical Assessment
      Participants will need to demonstrate that they are competent in the skills of

      1. Performing Improvised Tourniquet
      2. Relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) in a Conscious and Unconscious adult
      3. Two bandaging techniques
      4. Application of EpiPen, Inhaler with Spacer
      5. Perform CPR and use an AED safely

      If a participant fails the practical assessment, the participant will be given up to 2 more attempts at the practical assessment.

       

      • Convenient Location – SERA is centrally located at the heart of town, Somerset, 5 minutes walk from the MRT
      • Classroom-based learning with hands-on practice to reinforce skills performance with feedback from an instructor
      • Course is developed and conducted in accordance with the guidelines set by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council (SRFAC)
      • SERA uses Brayden and Laerdal QCPR Manikins (delivered from the US) that has unique and advanced features to enhance your learning experiences.

      Hear What Others Say About Our Course

      Edison Hee
      Edison Hee
      2023-12-10
      Nice learning environment
      Lynette Koay
      Lynette Koay
      2023-12-07
      A very enjoyable occupational first aid course (3Day) with Elton n Soon Teck ! Learning in a fun way and an essential skill too
      Zuhairi Zakarihya
      Zuhairi Zakarihya
      2023-12-07
      Strongly recommended! All the trainer are very competent and knowledgeable!
      Eva Emelia
      Eva Emelia
      2023-12-05
      Chief Instructor Raymond Chan was engaging. His training materials were useful, and he was always encouraging his students to try. Excellent delivery and use of examples and exercises to keep the class engaged.
      Anji Jangili
      Anji Jangili
      2023-12-05
      Raymond chan Training is good Good explanation
      teh zhou jack
      teh zhou jack
      2023-12-05
      Excellent and fun course with instructor, Mr Raymond Chan
      Carol Cao
      Carol Cao
      2023-12-05
      Raymond’s class is very engaging. I learnt well in his class. Thanks to him.
      shagshagrto
      shagshagrto
      2023-12-02
      Trainers Mr.Yeo Soon Teck, Spencer and the rest are very flexible and professional in their conduct of lessons and assessments. So far so good, done the SFA +CPR AED at a prime location, easily accessible by all means of transport. Thanks team SERA!
      Ayan Vijay
      Ayan Vijay
      2023-12-05
      recommends
      Trainer Mr RAYMOND CHAN very nice guy . This is first time the class I never fell in sleep and I'm enjoyed Very interesting I never seen before.. Easily understand , class room good really good trainer
      Annie Tan
      Annie Tan
      2022-12-09
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      Had an excellent 3 day first aider course. Adris, Yeo Soon Teck and Elton are all passionate , clear , concise and funny engaging trainers . Highly recommended!
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      2022-06-27
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      2022-06-20
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      Yu Ying
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      Adris and Mikho are both very effective trainer. All sequence and details are well elaborated and practical demonstration are flawlessly performed. They also very supportive to the class and guided the class with full enthusiasm.
      Sean Yeo
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      Good facilities and equipment. Mr Soon Teck & Spencer are very knowledgeable & helpful throughout the course.
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      Trainer Adris is knowledgeable and experienced!
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