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An overview of Health and Safety courses

What our health and safety and first aid courses consist of.

Learning and Development offer a wide range of health and safety related courses which are available to any organisation or individual.

We have a flexible approach to the courses we offer and are happy to offer a variety of adaptable training options that can be tailored for individual organisational needs. If you have a number of staff who require the same programme and you have appropriate facilities we are able to provide training at your workplace at competitive prices.

The course programme includes First aid, Fire Safety and Health and Safety courses. Access our booking system for up to date information and prices.

Details of our core first aid courses are listed below:

First aid at work (FAW) - Level 3 award

The Level 3 Award in First aid at work qualification is a two unit, three day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in the workplace.
The Award is gained by various assessment methods which include activities, written test papers and practical assessments based on the following:

  • Unit 1: Emergency first aid in the workplace
  • Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace

Re qualification is mandatory every three years and attendance at an annual refresher is strongly recommended.

First aid at work (FAW) renewal - Level 3 award

Qualified first aiders are required to attend the two day renewal course, which revalidates the FAW course, within three years of their qualification date.

The Level 3 Award in First aid at work re qualification is a two unit, two day course that will enable successful candidates to continue to act as a first aider in the workplace.

The Award is gained by various assessment methods which include activities, written test papers and practical assessments based on the following:

  • Unit 1: Emergency first aid in the workplace
  • Unit 2: Recognition and management of illness and injury in the workplace

Re qualification is mandatory every three years and attendance at an annual refresher is strongly recommended.

To renew a qualification you should book a renewal training session at least six months prior to the certificate expiry date.

If the First aid qualification expires and you need to continue with the qualification you must attend the First Aid at Work 3 day course again.

Emergency first aid at work (EFAW) - Level 2 award

The Level 2 award in EFAW qualifications a one unit, one day course that will enable successful candidates to act as a first aider in the workplace.

The Award is gained by various assessment methods which include activities, written test papers and practical assessments based on the following:

  • Unit 1: Emergency first aid in the workplace.

Re qualification is mandatory every three years by re taking the one day course

First aid annual refresher training

The HSE "strongly recommend" that anyone with a current first aid qualification (FAW and EFAW) attend a half day basic skills refresher course annually to avoid skills fade.

Paediatric first aid - Level 3 award

To provide those working within childcare with a sound knowledge and understanding of child and baby first aid procedures including, resuscitation, choking, unconscious casualty management, dealing with injuries and recognising and treating a variety of medical conditions.

Successful attendees will be awarded a certificate which is valid for three years and meets the requirements laid down by OFSTED, NCMA, Sure Start and EYFS. The course is subject to ongoing assessment by the trainer throughout the course. There is a multi choice theory assessment along with a short practical assessment on the final session of the training. Re qualification is mandatory every three years by re taking the two day course.

Automated external defibrillators (AED)

This half day session is designed to equip qualified first aiders with the necessary skills to build confidence when administering first aid. The session includes basic resuscitation and the use of an AED when dealing with sudden cardiac arrest.

 

 

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