First Aid Training Programme for Drama Educators

  • 3 Oct 2023
  • 9:00 AM
  • 4 Oct 2023
  • 6:30 PM
  • Singapore First Aid Training Centre (29 Bukit Pasoh Rd, 089843) & Online


  • Payment to be made directly to SFATC.

Registration is closed

SDEA, in partnership with the Singapore First Aid Training Centre (SFATC), has curated a First Aid Training Programme specifically for Drama Educators. This programme will comprise of 2 parts: (1) Child First Aid Course (fully certified course) and (2) Psychological First Aid (theory only).

(1) Child First Aid Course:

The Child First Aid Course covers all emergencies in children/infant and adult that can happen at home or at play. It includes special additional coverage of child safety topics to help the caregiver identify hazards and prevent accidents.

Trainees will undergo a 2-day classroom session with SFATC to complete the theory modules, practical modules and assessment.

Upon successful completion of the course, trainees will be certified for a period of 2 years in 3 modules – Standard First Aid, BCLS AED and Child First Aid by the Singapore Resuscitation and First Aid Council. The certification is recognised by the Early Childhood Development Agency.

(2) Psychological First Aid E-learning Course:

Psychological First Aid is the globally recommended training for supporting people during emergencies and offers guidance on delivering psychosocial care in the immediate aftermath of an emergency event. Our specialized training includes exclusive content and real-life case scenarios on managing situations of emotional distress including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, along with 8 Advance PFA Core Actions. This course will equip trainees with skills set to address both the psychological and social needs of people in society.

Trainees will be guided by SFATC to complete the theory modules of the course online via their e-learning portal. The online course will be made available to trainees 2 weeks before the Child First Aid Course. Trainees are to complete the online course at their own time.

Payment for First Aid Training Programme will be made directly to the Singapore First Aid Training Centre.

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*Please note that this First Aid Training Programme is open to SDEA Members only.

Course Content

Child First Aid

  • 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 and Secondary Survey, Record and Report, SCDF My Responder App, Difference between Child and Adult Casualties.
  • Unconscious Casualty (Non – Cardiac Arrest) – Head and Spinal Injuries, HeatDisorder - Heat cramps, Heat exhaustion, Heat stroke, Fever, Fits, Fainting, Low Blood Sugar, Stroke, The Recovery Position and Lateral Position for Infants.
  • Respiratory Problems – Adult & Infant Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Conscious & Unconscious), Asthma (Administration of MDI with Spacer and Face Mask), Hyperventilation, Fumes inhalation, Allergic Reaction (Administration of Adrenaline Auto Injector).
  • Shock, Bleeding and Wounds – Shock, Bleeding, Wounds, Bandaging, Application of Tourniquet.
  • Musculoskeletal injuries - Fracture and Dislocation, Soft Tissue Injuries, Immobilisation & Bandaging.
  • Burn injuries – Burns Depth and Severity of Burns, Classification and Treatment of Burns, Scalding, Radiation / Sunburn, Chemical, Electrical, Thermal.
  • Other First Aid Knowledge – Eye injuries (Chemical, Foreign Bodies, Blunt Force Trauma), Vomiting and Diarrhoea, Common Rashes, Nose Bleeding, Poisoning, Transportation of Casualty (1 & 2 Rescuer Carry, Improvised Methods).
  • CPR (Mouth to Mouth) + AED – Theory of CPR+AED, Adult CPR+AED Practical, Infant CPR Practical.

Psychological First Aid

    • Introduction to Psychological First Aid – What is Psychological First? When is Psychological First Aid applied? What is identified as a crisis situation? How can Psychological First Aid skills be applied in case of crisis, stress, loss, grief and suicide situation.
    • Recognition and Management of human behavior – Identifying different causes of stress, strategies to cope with stress and assist victims of stress, what is loss and grief?
    • Managing suicidal individual – Warning signs of a possible suicidal individual, suicidal risk assessment, steps in assisting suicidal individuals.
    • Elements of Psychological First Aid – Fundamentals of observe, listen, understand and support, Do’s and Don’ts of Psychological First Aid.
    • Advance condition in which Psychological First Aid can be applied – How Psychological First Aid can be applied in case of Emotion Distress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? – In depth understanding about Emotional Distress, in depth understanding about PTSD.
    • Advance Core values if Psychological First Aid – 8 Advance Psychological First Aid Core Values and their linkages with the respective collaborative services.
    • Psycho-social aspects of Psychological First Aid – Rendering Social Support, Protection of Human Rights and Self-Care when engaging in Psychological First Aid.

    Funding and Subsidies

    SkillsFuture Credit

    Singaporeans 25 years of age and above who are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit can apply for a claim for this course. 

    SkillsFuture Credit claims will need to be made at least 14 days prior to the course start date, i.e., by 19 September 2023. 

    SkillsFuture Funding (SSG Funding)

      Funding Amount

    Subsidized Course fees (after tax)

    Singaporeans (below 40 years of age) & All PRs 50% of course fees before tax
    Singaporeans only
    (40 years of age and above)
    70% of course fees before tax $88.54

    Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

    Singaporean citizens 30 years of age and below who are eligible for PSEA may apply to fully or partially offset the course fees payable.

    To utilize your PSEA, you will need to fill and submit this form to SFATC after your registration has been confirmed. More information on PSEA can be found here.

    Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

    UTAP is a reimbursement scheme from NTUC for NTUC members to claim for unfunded course fees paid through the U Portal after the course.


    Funding Amount

    NTUC Members 

    (39 years of age and below) 

    50% of unfunded course fees capped at S$250 per year
    NTUC Members
    (40 years of age and above)
    50% of unfunded course fees capped at S$500 per year

    All funding options, except UTAP, are stackable and can be applied simultaneously, if eligible.

    Payment for this course will be made directly to the Singapore First Aid Training Centre.

    If you require any support, please contact

    Our Partner

    SDEA is a Registered Charity from 20 February 2020 and is a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Company Scheme
    for the period from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2025

    Singapore Drama Educators Association is a registered charity (UEN: T02SS0123G) 
    90 Goodman Road, Blk B #04-02 Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore 439053
    Phone: +65 6345 6997

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