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The revision will require all workplace first aiders to be trained in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) from the 31 December 2016. This meets the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines which now state that the management of a casualty requiring CPR is to request an AED.

AED training only needs to cover the safe use, correct placement of pads and follow the AED voice prompts. This can read...

The HSE have not changed their position on this. If the employers First Aid Needs Assessment identifies a requirement for such items due to a specific risk of life-threatening bleeding then, and only then, should they be taught (e.g arborists, glass workers etc.)

Over the last ten years or so, first aid has been simplified not only to improve standards but equally importantly to focus on relevant areas that ...

Upcoming Courses

Jan
26

First Aid at Work Re-Qualification

Available Places: 12

First Aid at Work Re-Qualification

Date: 26 Jan 2017
Course Description:
This course is designed for current First Aid at Work Statutory Certificate holders prior to expiry. The syllabus comprises of day 1 and day 2 with assessments upon completion of day 2. The course enables participants to refresh their knowledge and technique as well as validating certification for a further three years.
Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Feb
07

Emergency First Aid at Work

Available Places: 12

Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: 07 Feb 2017
Course Description:

This 1 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013.

This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Feb
11

Paediatric First Aid

Available Places: 12

Paediatric First Aid

Date: 11 Feb 2017
Course Description:

This is a two day course (12 hours), for those of you who wish to gain the first aid skills relevant for those of you who are looking after and caring for babies and young children under the age of eight.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Feb
13

First Aid At Work

Available Places: 12

First Aid At Work

Date: 13 Feb 2017
Course Description:

This 3 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013. This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Level: 3
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
Feb
21

Emergency First Aid at Work

Available Places: 12

Emergency First Aid at Work

Date: 21 Feb 2017
Course Description:

This 1 day First Aid at Work course is for people who work for organisations who need someone to be trained in first aid that conforms to the regulations which were changed in October 2013.

This means that the employer rather than the HSE is responsible for the standards of their first aid training.

Course Specifications:
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Level: 1
  • Assessment Type: ongoing assessment process
  • Award: Ofqual approved First Aid at Work Certificate
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George [the trainer] was very factual, made it very easy to relate and learn. [He] Kept asking us if we understood and made sure the pace was manageable. I would definitely recommend him in the future to anyone wanting to do a first aid course.

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