Training Guidelines

BCLS+AED
  • All existing BCLS TC/ITC will need to be on the BCLS+AED track by 1st June 2019.
  • Accredited BCLS+AED TCs will be able to conduct BCLS+AED and CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses, while accredited CPR+AED TCs are only allowed to conduct CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses.
  • To be an accredited BCLS+AED Instructor Training Centre (ITC), it must be a valid accredited BCLS+AED Provider Training Centre (TC).
  • Accredited BCLS+AED ITCs will be able to conduct BCLS+AED Instructor courses, while accredited CPR+AED ITCs will be able to conduct CPR+AED Instructor courses. BCLS+AED Instructors will be able to conduct BCLS+AED and CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses, while CPR+AED Instructors are only allowed to conduct CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses.
  • The Instructor-to-Manikin-to-Learner ratio is 1:1:6.
  • Specific manikins are required to be used for all BCLS+AED and CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED practical assessment of one rescuer CPR from 1st June 2019.  For more information, refer to the document “SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Manikin Specification” in the media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
  • ITCs seeking new or renewal accreditation will only need to submit 1 date for the audit. Provider TCs will need to provide 1 date when seeking new accreditation and 3 dates for renewal accreditation.
  • It is recommended to start the renewal accreditation application 3 months before its expiry. There should be a period of at least 3 weeks from the date of application (based on complete submission of required documents via SRFAC website) to the earliest audit date provided.
  • Audit Fee: S$535.00 (inclusive of GST) per audit, payable upon completion of audit application. Training centre which fails the first audit is required to pay for each subsequent audit. Institutions under SingHealth only need to pay S$500 (without GST) due to Group GST Registration.
  • Please submit cheque payable to “Singapore General Hospital Pte Ltd” and mail to:
    Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council
    226 Outram Road
    Block A Level 2
    Singapore 169039
  • TCs/ITCs can access the following updated materials from the Media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
    • SRFAC BCLS+AED TC/ITC Guidelines
    • SRFAC CPR+AED TC/ITC Guidelines
    • SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Accreditation Guide
    • SRFAC CPR and AED Protocol
    • SRFAC Entry-Renewal Requirements for BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Provider and Instructor
    • SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Manikin Specification
CPR+AED
  • Accredited CPR+AED TCs are only allowed to conduct CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses.
  • To be an accredited CPR+AED Instructor Training Centre (ITC), it must be a valid accredited CPR+AED Provider Training Centre (TC).
  • Accredited CPR+AED ITCs will be able to conduct CPR+AED Instructor courses. CPR+AED Instructors are only allowed to conduct CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED courses.
  • The Instructor-to-Manikin-to-Learner ratio is 1:1:6.
  • Specific manikins are required to be used for all BCLS+AED and CPR(Mouth-To-Mouth/Hands-Only)+AED practical assessment of one rescuer CPR from 1st June 2019.  For more information, refer to the document “SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Manikin Specification” in the media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
  • ITCs seeking new or renewal accreditation will only need to submit 1 date for the audit. Provider TCs will need to provide 1 date when seeking new accreditation and 3 dates for renewal accreditation.
  • It is recommended to start the renewal accreditation application 3 months before its expiry. There should be a period of at least 3 weeks from the date of application (based on complete submission of required documents via SRFAC website) to the earliest audit date provided.
  • Audit Fee: S$535.00 (inclusive of GST) per audit, payable upon completion of audit application. Training centre which fails the first audit is required to pay for each subsequent audit. Institutions under SingHealth only need to pay S$500 (without GST) due to Group GST Registration.
  • Please submit cheque payable to “Singapore General Hospital Pte Ltd” and mail to:
    Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council
    226 Outram Road
    Block A Level 2
    Singapore 169039
  • TCs/ITCs can access the following updated materials from the Media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
    • SRFAC CPR+AED TC/ITC Guidelines
    • SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Accreditation Guide
    • SRFAC CPR and AED Protocol
    • SRFAC Entry-Renewal Requirements for BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Provider and Instructor
    • SRFAC BCLS+AED and CPR+AED Manikin Specification
Standard First Aid
  • “SFA+AED” (accredited under NFAC/SRFAC) should be re-titled SFA as CPR(Hands-Only)+AED is an integral part of Standard First Aid.
  • The class size must not exceed 18 learners per class.
  • The Instructor-to-Manikin-to-Learner ratio is 1:1:6 for practical sessions involving CPR and AED topics.
  • From 1st June 2019, TC for Standard First Aid must be:
    • an accredited CPR+AED Provider TC
    •  OR
    • an accredited BCLS+AED Provider TC
  • From 1st June 2019, Standard First Aid (SFA) will form the foundation of all SRFAC accredited First Aid courses. Standard First Aid (SFA) syllabus outline has been revised to be implemented on 1st June 2019.
  • From 1st June 2019, CPR+AED component within SFA will be the Hands-Only version.
  • Provider TCs will need to provide 1 date when seeking new accreditation and 3 dates for renewal accreditation.
  • It is recommended to start the renewal accreditation application 3 months before its expiry. There should be a period of at least 3 weeks from the date of application (based on complete submission of required documents via SRFAC website) to the earliest audit date provided.
  • Audit Fee: S$535.00 (inclusive of GST) per audit, payable upon completion of audit application.
  • Training centre which fails the first audit is required to pay for each subsequent audit. Institutions under SingHealth only need to pay S$500 (without GST) due to Group GST Registration.
  • Please submit cheque payable to “Singapore General Hospital Pte Ltd” and mail to:
    Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council
    226 Outram Road
    Block A Level 2
    Singapore 169039
  • First Aid TCs can access the following updated materials from the Media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
    • 2019 Standard First Aid Syllabus Outline
    • SRFAC Entry-Renewal Requirements for SFA and CFA Provider and Instructor
    • 2019 SRFAC First Aid Accreditation Guide
    • 2019 SRFAC SFA-CFA TC Guidelines
Child First Aid
  • The class size must not exceed 18 learners per class.
  • The Instructor-to-Manikin-to-Learner ratio is 1:1:6 for practical sessions involving CPR and AED topics.
  • From 1st June 2019, TC for Child First Aid must be:
    • an accredited BCLS+AED Provider TC
    • AND
    • an accredited Standard First Aid Provider TC
  • From 1st June 2019, Standard First Aid (SFA) will form the foundation of all SRFAC accredited First Aid courses. Standard First Aid (SFA) syllabus outline has been revised to be implemented on 1st June 2019.
  • From 1st June 2019, learners will have a maximum of 6 months to complete CFA upon completion of SFA or BCLS+AED (whichever is earlier).
    • Learners will need to complete SFA Provider AND BCLS+AED Provider before being allowed to register for CFA provider course.
    • Learners may switch between accredited TCs to complete the pre-requisites.
    • Existing CFA providers (certified before 1st June 2019) seeking renewal of CFA certification will need to work towards valid SFA and BCLS+AED certification.
  • Provider TCs will need to provide 1 date when seeking new accreditation and 3 dates for renewal accreditation.
  • It is recommended to start the renewal accreditation application 3 months before its expiry. There should be a period of at least 3 weeks from the date of application (based on complete submission of required documents via SRFAC website) to the earliest audit date provided.
  • Audit Fee: S$535.00 (inclusive of GST) per audit, payable upon completion of audit application.
  • Training centre which fails the first audit is required to pay for each subsequent audit. Institutions under SingHealth only need to pay S$500 (without GST) due to Group GST Registration.
  • Please submit cheque payable to “Singapore General Hospital Pte Ltd” and mail to:
    Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council
    226 Outram Road
    Block A Level 2
    Singapore 169039
  • First Aid TCs can access the following updated materials from the Media section after logging in to SRFAC website.
    • 2019 Child First Aid Syllabus Outline
    • SRFAC Entry-Renewal Requirements for SFA and CFA Provider and Instructor
    • 2019 SRFAC First Aid Accreditation Guide
    • 2019 SRFAC SFA-CFA TC Guidelines
Others
  • Audit Fee: S$535.00 (inclusive of GST) per audit, payable upon completion of audit application. Training centre which fails the first audit is required to pay for each subsequent audit. Institutions under SingHealth only need to pay S$500 (without GST) due to Group GST Registration.
  • Please submit cheque payable to “Singapore General Hospital Pte Ltd” and mail to:
    Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council
    226 Outram Road
    Block A Level 2
    Singapore 169039
AED Owner’s Guide

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) guide for AED Owners.

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