1 day course,
This course is a lifesaver course, giving participants essential lifesaving emergency techniques. Covering the needs of the "Appointed Person", tailored to your workplace. The qualification can only be delivered by HSE approved organisations or Centres of OfQual/SQA accredited Awarding Organisations.
The course is very popular in organisations where the training of all staff across a shift pattern to "First Aid at Work" level would be excessive and overly expensive.
Emergency First Aid at Work course provides you with the skills to save lives when you are the only person with the ability to do so. The course covers dealing with an incident, calling for help, treatment of the unconscious casualty, CPR techniques, dealing with bleeding, shock and medical emergencies.
12 hour course,
Approved by Paediatric First Aid Association, this 12 hour course deals with child and infant first aid, and covers caring for children in the absence of their parents, what to include in a first-aid kid for babies, demonstrate resuscitation techniques using models of babies and how to record accidents and incidents.
Suitable for pre-school staff, nursery staff, play workers, children centre staff, teachers, LSAs and MTAs, holiday camp workers, parent and toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, foster carers, au pairs, mothers helpers, babysitters, community workers, youth workers, parents and grandparents.
Note: course can be run at your venue.
This 2 day course incorporates the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and can be tailored to your area eg. Sports.
This qualification is composed of 2 units leading to 2 possible qualifications:
Unit 1 Emergency First Aid Skills; leading to ITC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.
Unit 2 Management of Illness and Injury in Activities; leading to ITC Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid qualification.
16 hour course,
This is a Nationally recognised 16 hour course which focusses on wilderness first aid and remote first aid training techniques. Accredited by the ITC Certificate in Outdoor First aid (RO84 04) approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority.
Course contents validate NGB awards - ML summer, WGL, SPA, MIC, IMC, BCU, RYA, BOF, Mountain-bike instructor Award scheme, Local cave and Mine leader.
This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the only Outdoor First Aid qualification that is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear on a national qualifications framework.
Unit 1 Emergency First Aid Skills (UO81 04): Leads to an Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE) qualification.
Unit 2 First Aid for Outdoors Incident Management (U422 04): Leads to the ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid Qualification.
For employers who would like both an HSE qualification (EFAW) and the Outdoor First Aid qualification, certificates can be provided for course participants.
The course focuses on managing incidents both on-site and away from your base, and course contents include:
- Assessment of casualty
- Accident procedure
- Bleeding and shock
- Treatment of sprains and strains
- Minor fractures and injury
- Head, torso injury and treatment
- Medical emergencies
- Hypo- and hyperthermia
- Bites and stings
- Incident management
- Practical scenarios indoors and outdoors
- What do I do if I am remote?
Course participants will receive a certificate valid for 3 years.
As part of the course will take place outdoors, ensure you bring clothing appropriate to the weather conditions.
1 or 2 day course.
This 1 or 2 day course is about developing first aid skills and knowledge, especially relevant to the sports situation, designed for arena, individual, team, disability, adventure and aquatic sports.
The course is accredited through ITC. As well as the essential first aid covered by most first aid qualifications this course also includes:
- Using sport specific first aid kit
- Cease to play decisions
- Recognition of concussion head, neck, spine impact injuries and treatment
- Managing specialist sport kit e.g. helmets, gum shields etc.
- Soft tissue injury when to and not to use ice
- Sports specific practical scenario training
- Incident management
- ABCDE systems first aid
4 hour course
This 4 hour course emphasises the practical nature of first aid and is taught using a combination of demonstrations, practical exercises and discussions. Ideal for those involved in mainstream field sports, martial arts, dance and fitness instruction, personal training, community sports clubs etc. Can be delivered on an evening after work if required.
- Duty of Care and the Role of the Sports First Aider
- Basic Life Support
- Cardiac arrest and CPR
- Management of injuries
- Return to play decisions
- Strains and Sprains
- Bone and Joint injuries
- Head injuries
- Maddox questions