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Course Overview:

This course has been designed and developed to allow existing First Aiders to re-qualify and continue to operate as a First Aider for a further 3 years.

It is a mandatory requirement that to continue as a first aider, you will need to complete a 2 day refresher course prior to the expiry date on your certificate. The programme offers both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid provision in the workplace.

It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations.

Candidate Suitability:

The only entry requirement for this programme is that learners must hold a current and valid first aid certificate at the time of enrolling on the programme. Evidence of this will be required at the time of booking if your current certificate is from a different training provider.

The Centre delivers a number of refresher programmes throughout the year to ensure that learners do not miss the opportunity to re-train in this field.

Course Aims & Outline:

The programme will teach and train candidates to deal with the following first aid topics:

The role & responsibilities of a first aider Chest injuries
Incident & casualty assessment Burns & scalds
CPR & use of an AED (Defibrillator) Poisons
Recovery position / body check Asthma, epilepsy & diabetes
Seizures Anaphylaxis
Choking Angina, heart attack & stoke
Control of bleeding Fractures, dislocations, sprains & strains
Minor injuries & eye injuries Spinal & head injuries

Course Delivery:

This programme has a packed schedule, delivered over a two day period. The programme is accredited and approved by Qualsafe, the awarding organisation for First Aid training. Our tutors are industry specialists with decades of first aid experience. The course is classroom based and includes ‘first aid simulation’ (practical, hands on examples of how to deal with a variety of first aid situations). This will, from time to time, involve learners undertaking role play with other learners.

Assessment:

The programme is assessed throughout, using a range of ongoing assessment methods. In addition, there are 2 multi-choice assessments that learners need to achieve to complete the course.

Course Feedback

• “The videos of heart attack victims were really useful to help me recognise what this would look like”. Helen Dec 16
• “The course has been good and fun. Phil is a top bloke with a lot of knowledge & experience. He has great tales from his fire days that served a lot of interest and relevance to the course. Having returned to the centre for many refresher courses, I have great respect for Phil.” Wesley, Dec 16
• “The course was very good, the new updates will be handy for future reference. Phil was very good with a good pace & learning style. One of the best first aid courses I have attended in 22 years. Thank you!” Gareth, Oct 16

Duration:

This programme runs for 2 days, starting at 09.00am and finishing at 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day for all learners.

Delegates are advised to wear comfortable clothing as you will be on the floor practicing CPR, body check & recovery position. Please do not wear a skirt/dress.

Course Fee: Member Companies: £115. Non-Member Companies: £135. All prices are plus VAT.

Enquire:  To make a general enquiry about this course please contact us.

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Course Date & Details

Maximum delegates : 12

Cost : £115 + VAT – Members / £135 + VAT non-members

CANCELLATION POLICY 

This course is available on the following dates :

18th & 19th September 2017 (September course now fully booked)

9th & 10th October 2017

6th & 7th November 2017

12th & 13th December 2017

Booking Form

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