First Aid Courses

You must make appropriate first-aid arrangements for your workplace. In doing so you should consider the circumstances of your workplace, workforce and the health and safety risks that may be present to help you decide what arrangements you need to put in place.

First-aid needs assessment

In order to establish what provision for first-aid is required you should make an assessment of the first-aid needs appropriate to the circumstances of your business.

This should include consideration of:

  • the workplace,
  • the workforce, and
  • the hazards and risks present.

 

Emergency First Aid (QCF Level 2, SCQF Level 5 in Scotland)

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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 delegates 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.

First Aid at Work (QCF Level 3, SCQF Level 6 in Scotland)

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This qualification complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Where the risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies the need for First Aider’s, then this course will give your learners that, subject to assessment. The duration of this qualification must be a minimum of 3 days with a minimum of 18 contact hours.

The course must be completed within 10 weeks from starting and each session must be a minimum of 2 hours

First Aid at Work Re-qualification (QCF Level 3, SCQF Level 6 in Scotland)

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This re-qualification complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Where the risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies the need for First Aiders, then this course will give delegates that, subject to assessment. The duration of this qualification must be a minimum of 2 days with a minimum of 12 contact hours. The course must be completed within 6 weeks from starting and each session must be a minimum of 2 hours. This course will give delegates a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Paediatric First Aid (QCF Level 3, SCQF Level 6 in Scotland)

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This qualification is made up of two units and in order to attain the full award you must achieve success in both units. However, should you only achieve one unit, then this can be recognised and accredited accordingly. This two-day course satisfies the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED.

More importantly, you will be gaining knowledge and competence to administer first aid and basic life support – an extremely valuable skill to have - for you, your employer as well as friends and family.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid (QCF Level 3, SCQF Level 6 in Scotland)

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This qualification is a 1-day course and serves as a fantastic introduction into paediatric first aid.  You will be gaining knowledge and competence to administer first aid and basic life support – an extremely valuable skill to have - for you, your employer as well as friends and family.

Please note that should you wish to satisfy the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and OFSTED then you will need the 2-Day (12 hour) version of this course. Please contact us for more information.

Family First Aid

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This course will provide you with basic knowledge on how to deal with incidents and accidents involving children. This course has been fantastic for familes (including aunties, uncles and grandparents too!) Typically a parent group club together to help facilitate this course. Attending can give you valuable seconds that could save a childs life, it can be fantastic value for money too!

What Our Customers Are Saying

  • Excellent course. Delivered with confidence and understanding of different learning abilities - SMSTS

    Ian Bowker, A L Coombs
  • Great knowledge, good teaching skills, kept a great deal of interest. Excellent. Good Explanations and great class participation - SMSTS Refresher

    Graham Wooton, BAM Construction
  • Extremely informative, had a great time - First Aid at Work

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