COURSES AVAILABLE

These courses are run over 1 to 3 days.
With a Maximum of 12 students per day.
This enables a good tutor to student ratio and allows excellent access to the training equipment.
All courses are very hands on in a stress free atmosphere.
LUNCH and tea/coffee, snacks are Provided

LEVEL 3 FIRST AID AT WORK

 
LEVEL 3 First Aid at Work
 
It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in.
 
If your assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.
 
This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.
 
In addition, this course will include any protocol changes that may have arisen since their last training course. This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
 
Duration A minimum of 18 hours spread over at least three days. Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if you so desire providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.
 
Syllabus A range of subjects are covered including:-
• Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
• Resuscitation
• Assessment of the situation
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Bandaging
• Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
• Fractures and spinal injuries
• Heart attacks
• Choking
• Control of bleeding
• Head injuries
• Eye injuries
• Poisoning
• Chest injuries
• Sprains and strains
• Burns
• Asthma
• Diabetes
• Epilepsy
• Stroke
 
Certification Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.
 
No external assessors are required.
 
Numbers A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.
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LEVEL 3  Paediatric FIRST AID 

 
LEVEL 3 Paediatric FIRST AID
 
 
This course has been developed for those who are working with children and infants.
It will be of particular interest to teachers, child minders, crèche assistants, playgroup personnel and anyone else who has a responsibility for their welfare whilst in your care.
It is ideal for individuals who are responsible for children and infants, who wish to gain a nationally accredited Level 3 Award.
 
This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted. In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.
Duration A minimum of 12 hours makes up these two units consisting of theoretical and practical work.. Syllabus A range of subjects is covered including:-
• Responsibilities and reporting
• Resuscitation
• Fainting
• Assessment of the situation
• Head injuries
• Choking
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Diabetes
• Fractures
• Infantile convulsions
• Foreign bodies
• Meningitis
• Control of bleeding and shock
• Anaphylaxia
• Burns
• Eye injuries
• Heat and Cold
• Asthma
• Sickle cell anaemia
Certification Assessment is ongoing by the instructor in respect of the student’s practical skills and there will be multiple choice question paper to answer in respect of their knowledge. A three year certificate will be issued, subject to assessment. Numbers A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course. Age limit Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.
 
Also available as EMERGENCY Paediatric
FIRST AID 1 day course. This one-day Emergency Paediatric First Aid course has been designed for those who have an interest in child and infant basic life support. 
Please see course prices page for more information.
Also see the downloads section for legal information and your First Aid provision requirements.
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Emergency First Aid at Work 

Emergency First Aid at Work : 1 Day course (Including upto 2 hours Hands on, practice)
  
Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid - the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. Duration A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required. Syllabus A range of subjects are covered including:-
• Responsibilities and reporting
• Resuscitation
• Burns
 • Assessment of the situation
 • Anatomy
• Choking
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Minor injuries
• Epilepsy
• Basic hygiene in First Aid
• Bleeding control
• Shock
Certification Assessment is ongoing by the instructor, along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.
 
Numbers: A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
 
A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.
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CPR and AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)

Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available.
 
Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and work places.
 
A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it.
 
This very practical course will enable you to use the AED competently and with confidence.
Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED but it also includes vital training in basic life support including resuscitation.
 
This course has a good look at the anatomy of the body. 
 
What is a defibrillator ? 
When would it be useful? 
What will it do?
 
Get a better understanding of the device and good amount of time using and practicing with it. 
Performing CPR and using the AED in the classroom will go a long way into making you efficient, if the time comes that you might have to use it for real.
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LEVEL 3 ADMINISTRATION OF OXYGEN THERAPY

This training enables users to administer oxygen safely and effectively, for casualties with breathing difficulties. Delegates will learn how and when to administer oxygen to a casualty and the safety concerns with carrying, storing and administering it.
 
This course is suitable for qualified First Aiders, Emergency First Aiders, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, nurses,
healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where oxygen is available for casualty welfare.
 
This Training also incorperates correct use of BAG, VALVE and MASK technique. This is of great use to Community responders for whom this basic skill is currently outside their scope of practice.
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LEVEL 3 IMMEDIATE MANAGEMENT OF ANAPHYLAXIS

An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death.
 
This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.
When administering a medication, it is important to recognise and differentiate between allergic reactions and the potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions immediately. It is also essential to determine whether the individual has had an allergic or anaphylactic response to the medication in the past or prior to administration.
This course is suitable for all First Aiders and healthcare professionals, as well as those in a high risk environment where such medication is available.
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