First Aid Courses
We believe everyone should receive some first aid training, you never know when you might need them. It is one thing to become competent in first aid but it is another to become confident. That's why we deliver our training in a practical and fun environment as our experience show, most people learn better that way.
Our first aid courses are regulated by Qualsafe Awards. Qualsafe Awards is an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation, established by experts in the first aid training industry.
This 3+ hour course is appropriate for all staff, in particular those who may need to deputise in the absence of the main first aider, and is also suitable for staff who may lead or accompany educational visits. The course is similar to the Appointed Person/Basic Skills Refresher course that HSE 'strongly recommended' as an annual refresher for those who have completed a statutory First Aid at Work qualification. This course takes place on the school site, at a time to suit (eg 9.15 - 12.30). Who Should Attend Any staff who wish to deputise in the absence of the main first aiders. i.e. Teachers, lunch time supervisors, breakfast club providers, catering operatives, cleaners, teaching assistants etc. Course Content
- Communication and casualty care
- Looking after yourself and the casualty
- Treatment of minor bleeding and minor burns
- Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
- Priorities of first aid and managing the scene
- Treatment of a choking casualty
- Child and adult resuscitation
- Treatment/management of minor injuries - sprains, strains, cuts, bruises etc.This course can also cover common medical conditions such as; asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, anaphylaxis - please discuss at the time of booking
This course is for those who might have to identify and manage emergency situations or manage minor everyday occurrences when looking after children (defined as up to puberty). This qualification meets Ofsted requirements for those working in early years settings and uses the criteria for effective paediatric first aid training found in Appendix 1 of The Early Years Foundation Stags (EYFS) Practice Guidance document . The current EYFS statutory framework requires at least one person who has a current paediatric first aid certificate to be on the premises or outings at all times when children are present. Who should attend This course is for people working with young people, i.e. Teachers, Child-minders, Youth Workers. Course content First aid kit Action planning Treatment of an unconscious casualty Resuscitation Choking ...
This new 1 day course allows attendees to act as workplace first aiders in regulatory terms. It is appropriate where the risk assessment determines that a full First Aid at Work award may not be necessary. No previous first aid experience is required to attend this course. Offices and Schools are generally regarded as low risk environments in first aid terms, and this award is therefore appropriate in most instances. Who Should Attend This course is designed for people who need / want to receive training in emergency first aid for low risk work places. Or for people interested in gaining a better understanding and skills in Emergency First Aid Course Content On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to: Understand the role of the first aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection; the need for recording incidents and actions; use of available equipment; Assess the situation and circumstances in order to...
This 3 day course provides the comprehensive training needed to become a confident first aider at work, giving you the pratical expirience and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. Who Should Attend This course is designed for people who need / want to receive training in first aid for higher risk work places. Or for people interested in gaining a better understanding and skills in First Aid Course Content 3-day FAW Programme First 6-hours content is EFAW: Understand the role of the first aider including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection; the need for recording incidents and actions; use of available equipment; Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency; Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure); Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation cpr; Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking; Administer...
This 2 day course updates the first aid skills for people who need to renew their statutory first aid at work certificate and whose existing certificate is still valid. First aiders whose certificates have expired for more than 28 days must attend the three day First Aid at Work. Please note that you need to have completed this course before the 28 days after expiry of your certificate are up. Who Should Attend This course if for people wishing to update their First Aid at Work. Course Content Update of first aid knowledge and revision of workplace requirements Course Duration 2 Days Assessment and Certification This is a continuous assessment throughout the day followed by a MCQ. This course is certificated by Qualsafe Awards and Ofqual Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation. Booking a Course We can run in-house training at your venue for groups of any size. Just click the button at the bottom of this page and a...
The outdoor environment nearly always means that the casualty has to be looked after for a longer time scale than is typical in an urban setting. This course is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote and wilderness regions. It is taught by trainers who are fully at home in the outdoors and understand the issues, dilemmas and judgments required when dealing with incidents in potentially hostile, remote environments. Who should attend This course is aimed at people working or playing in remote environments. This course is often the minimum requiremnet for some qualifications, such as the Mountain Leader Award. Course Content Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents. ABCDE. Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse. Safe Airway Positions. Breathing Problems - choking Circulation Problems...