Choosing the right course - all course types

In addition to the courses shown below our trainers run a range of other specialised courses - please contact them for further info.

 

FIRST AID AT WORK (3 DAYS)

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First Aid at Work (FAW) is suitable for all work environments & particularly suited for those working in remote locations or high risk environments such as light engineering, food processing, dangerous machinery or heavy plant construction. This course provides first aid training & certification at the highest level that meets the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

The course develops the knowledge & skills necessary to understand the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider to confidently and safely, assess an incident, recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness & assist a casualty who is suffering from a major injury or illness.

This First Aid at Work course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

To identify which type of first aid training you require the HSE suggest that all employers should undertake a first-aid needs assessment. In simple terms the HSE recommend that your first aid provision must be ‘adequate and appropriate in the circumstances’.

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

What our customers think of this course type:

pete was a star not only did he make the course relevent and practical but was very supportive in getting the wheels in motion to get a defrib at the centre, something we were aware of the need for but also gave us the confidence to help whre it was needed. great advice on staying safe ourselves all up to date 'stuff'. thanks for helping me keep others safe.
Martin Whitmill, house manager, brewery arts centre

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LEVEL 3 FIRST AID AT WORK REQUAL (QCF)

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This Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Requalification (QCF) course is specifically aimed at all participants who are required to renew their First Aid at Work certificate and still hold an in-date and valid First Aid at Work certificate.

The course is an Ofqual approved Level 3 Award that is made up of 2 units & carries a value of 3 credits. Each unit will be assessed by a multiple choice question paper and practical observation. The course is delivered over a minimum of 12hrs and 2-days.

The course develops the knowledge & skills necessary to understand the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider, assess an incident, recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness & assist a casualty who is suffering from a major injury or illness.

This Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification course is certificated by the Qualifications Network (QNUK)

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (1-DAY)

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This Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course is ideal for smaller businesses with a requirement for comprehensive & certificated first aid training that meets the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. The course is particularly suited to small & medium businesses with a low to medium risk work environment such as the service sector, retail, shops, food processing, warehousing & light engineering.

Our courses cover a wide range of first aid emergencies including how to assess & treat a casualty who is bleeding, unconscious or stopped breathing. We provide participants with the essential skills needed to confidently and safely hold the fort until emergency help arrives.

This First Aid at Work course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

To identify which type of first aid training you require the HSE suggest that all employers should undertake a first-aid needs assessment. In simple terms the HSE recommend that your first aid provision must be ‘adequate and appropriate in the circumstances’.

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

What our customers think of this course type:

Learnt a lot. Very good thank you.
Jayne Bragg

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FIRST AID AT WORK REQUALIFICATION (2 DAYS)

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The First Aid at Work Requalification (FAW Requal) course is specifically aimed at all participants who are required to renew their First Aid at Work certificate and still hold an in-date and valid First Aid at Work certificate. The course may be taken within three months of the certificate expiry date but must be taken no later than 28 days after the expiry of the certificate.

The course provides an essential update on first aid skills & regulations since the previous FAW course. It also develops the knowledge & skills necessary to understand the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider, assess an incident, recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness & assist a casualty who is suffering from a major injury or illness.

This First Aid at Work course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

What our customers think of this course type:

very useful course!
John Wright

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FIRST AID AT WORK ANNUAL REFRESHER COURSES

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The HSE strongly recommends that first-aiders should undertake annual refresher training during any three-year certification period of an Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) or First Aid at Work (FAW) course. Although this is not mandatory, this course will help qualified first-aiders maintain their basic skills & keep up-to-date with any changes to first-aid procedures.

The Resuscitation Council UK also recommends that frequent ‘low-dose’ training may be a beneficial method for regular retraining & knowledge retention.

This three-hour course covers the key First Aid emergencies enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. In addition, this course will include any key changes that may have arisen since their last training course.

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

What our customers think of this course type:

This course was very enjoyable as well as being informative. Ross' teaching style was excellent and he was able to deliver basic information and answer questions without being condescending or patronising. There was a good ratio of practical to theory, making sure that we did not feel 'talked at' too much.
Laura Hutchison, Parts Advisor

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LEVEL 2 EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK (QCF)

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This Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) is ideal for smaller businesses with a requirement for comprehensive & certificated first aid training that meets the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

The course is an Ofqual approved Level 2 Award that is made up of 1 units & carries a value of 1 credit. The unit will be assessed by a multiple choice question paper and practical observation. The course is delivered over a minimum of 6hrs and 1-day.

Our courses cover a wide range of first aid emergencies including how to assess & treat a casualty who is bleeding, unconscious or stopped breathing. We provide participants with the essential skills needed to confidently and safely hold the fort until emergency help arrives.

This Level 2 First Aid at Work course is certificated by the Qualifications Network (QNUK)

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FIRST AID AT WORK (QCF)

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This Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF) course is suitable for all higher risk work environments & covers all aspects of first training that meets the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

The course is an Ofqual approved Level 3 Award that is made up of 2 units & carries a value of 3 credits. Each unit will be assessed by a multiple choice question paper and practical observation. The course is delivered over a minimum of 18hrs and 3-days.

The course develops the knowledge & skills necessary to understand the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider to confidently and safely, assess an incident, recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness & assist a casualty who is suffering from a major injury or illness.

This Level 3 First Aid at Work course is certificated by the Qualifications Network (QNUK)

Further advice to help you choose a suitable First Aid at Work course is available from the Health and Safety Executive.

OUTDOOR FIRST AID COURSE (2 DAY)

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This 2-day Outdoor First Aid course is the national benchmark in outdoor first aid designed to be interactive and flexible to suit those working or participating in adventurous activities in remote UK environments.

The practical training course will develop participants’ confidence & skills for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies on water, rock & land necessary to stabilise a casualty until a rescue team arrive. The training draws strongly on outdoor scenarios to provide hands-on experience in assessing & treating a casualty outdoors.

The course is delivered over a minimum 16hrs & 2-days. It is suitable for awards such as Single Pitch Award, Mountain Leader Award, Mountain Instructor Award, Mountain Instructor Certificate, Guides, Local Cave & Mine Leader Award, Cave Instructor Certificate, Trail Cycle Leader Award, Mountain Bike Leader Award & Snowsport Instructors.

Our courses are approved and recognised by all UK Outdoor National Governing Bodies including, Mountain Training UK, British Orienteering, British Caving Association, British Cycling & British Association of Snowsport Instructors.

What our customers think of this course type:

I often come away from courses no better than I had when I went in. I came away from this first aid course with the confidence and understanding to respond for real should the situation occur. Many thanks to Pete and Steve for an excellent educational, inspirational and fun course. Pete Munford.
Peter Munford

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OUTDOOR FIRST AID COURSE (1 DAY)

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This 1-day Outdoor First Aid course is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts including mountaineers, hill walkers, climbers, canoeists, kayakers, cavers, mountain bikers & outdoor instructors / coaches requiring only an 8hr Outdoor First Aid Certificate.

The practical training course will develop participants’ confidence & skills for assessing & treating a casualty in a semi-remote environment until further help arrives.

The course is suitable for the Duke of Edinburgh Award and coaching qualifications including Canoe & Kayak (Paddlesport) Coaches, Dinghy Sailing Instructors, Basic Expedition Leadership Award, Orienteering Coaches & Cycle Coaching. Our courses are approved and recognised by the UK Outdoor National Governing Bodies including Sports Leaders UK, British Orienteering, British Canoeing, Royal Yachting Association & British Cycling.

What our customers think of this course type:

This instructor gave an interesting and practical session - the best one I've known out of the four I've attended over the past 12 years.
Terry Maddock

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LEVEL 2 AWARD IN ACTIVITY FIRST AID (QCF)

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This Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (QCF) course is suitable for those that play, coach or work in sport, particularly those who have a duty of care to others in the sporting environment.

The course is an Ofqual approved Level 2 Award that is made up of 2 units & carries a value of 2 credits. Each unit will be assessed by a multiple choice question paper and practical observation. The course is delivered over a minimum of 14hrs and 2-days.

This practical training course develops a range of skills necessary for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies common to sports including cease to play decisions, record keeping and current regulations.

The qualification enables learners to meet the requirements of the Health and Safety (first aid) 1981 regulations and act as an Emergency First aider in the workplace. It also meets the need of sports governing bodies that require a 2-day first aid course.

This Level 2 Activity First Aid course is certificated by the Qualifications Network (QNUK)

SPORTS FIRST AID (1 DAY)

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The 8hr Sports First Aid courses are tailored to those that play, coach or work in sport, particularly those who have a duty of care to others in the sporting environment.

This practical training course cover a wide range of first aid emergencies in the sporting environment including how to assess & treat a casualty who is bleeding, unconscious or stopped breathing. We provide participants with the essential skills needed to confidently and safely hold the fort until emergency help arrives.

This course is suitable for those who have a duty of care to others in sport and will be ‘first on scene’ in the event of a sporting accident including appointed persons, players, leisure / gym instructors, personal trainers, parents & volunteers.

What our customers think of this course type:

Fantastic course, very well delivered. The trainer had excellent knowledge.
Kathy Dale, Teacher of MFL, UCC

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SPORTS FIRST AID (2 DAY)

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The 16hr Sports First Aid courses are tailored to those that play, coach or work in sport, particularly those who have a duty of care to others in the sporting environment.

This practical training course develops a range of skills necessary for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies common to sports including cease to play decisions, record keeping and current regulations.

This course is suitable for those who require a more comprehensive background in sports first aid or work in the professional sporting environment including coaches, trainers, therapists, pitch side first aiders & team managers.

BASI OUTDOOR FIRST PLUS OFQUAL EFAW

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QNUK LEVEL 3 AWARD IN OUTDOOR FIRST AID (RQF

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QNUK LEVEL 3 AWARD IN OUTDOOR FIRST AID (RQF

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID (2-DAY)

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The 12hr Paediatric First Aid Course meets the mandatory first aid training requirements by the Department of Eduction that complies with Ofsted and the 2014 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines for Childminders and Nursery Workers in early years settings. It is also a prerequisite for many of the National Child Care qualifications.

A practical & hands on first aid course suitable for anyone providing care for babies, infants & young children in play settings and the home environment. We provide participants with the essential life saving skills to confidently assess & treat injuries, illnesses & medical emergencies in early years settings.

The course is suitable for all early years settings including school’s, nursery’s, childminders, nannies, babysitters, midday supervisors, early years practitioners, community & youth workers.

This 12hr Paediatric First Aid course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) with the option of taking day 2 as an E-Learning Module with e-learn first aid

What our customers think of this course type:

It was very enjoyable, usually I feel very nervous about these courses but the instructors put us at our ease and were willing to go over anything you didn't understand. I especially liked the mini talks we did on the various illnesses and conditions.
Catherine Brooks

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FIRST AID FOR FOREST SCHOOLS (1-DAY)

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Highly practical & hands on first aid training suitable for anyone leading children in outdoor activities, particularly suitable for forest schools and similar outdoor learning settings.

This qualification is suitable for Level 3 Practitioners and those supporting Level 3 Practitioners in Forest Schools. Our highly practical & hands on first aid training will develop the confidence to assess and treat a child in semi-remote outdoor settings, particularly in the woodland environment.

This course follows the same syllabus as the 1-day Paediatric First Aid course that meets emergency first aid in the school environment.

PAEDIATRIC COURSE (1 DAY)

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This 6hr first aid course covers the essential life saving skills for babies, infants and young children in play settings and the home environment.

This course is practical, interactive & fun with a focus on a range of emergency scenarios that provide participants with the essential life saving skills to confidently assess & treat injuries & illnesses for young children.

The course is suitable for many early years settings including school’s, play group leaders, play centres, childminders, parents & helpers.

This 6hr Paediatric First Aid course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

LEVEL 3 PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FIRST AID (QCF)

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This Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Course meets the first aid requirements by the Department of Eduction that complies with Ofsted and the 2014 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines for Childminders and Nursery Workers in early years settings.

The course is an Ofqual approved Level 3 Award that is made up of 1 unit & carries a value of 1 credit. The unit will be assessed by a multiple choice question paper and practical observation. The course is delivered over a minimum of 12hrs and 2-days.

A practical & hands on first aid course suitable for anyone providing care for babies, infants & young children in play settings and the home environment. We provide participants with the essential life saving skills to confidently assess & treat injuries, illnesses & medical emergencies in early years settings.

The course is suitable for all early years settings including school’s, nursery’s, childminders, nannies, babysitters, midday supervisors, early years practitioners, community & youth workers.

This Level 3 Paediatric Emergency First Aid course is certificated by the Qualifications Network (QNUK)

SCHOOLS FIRST AID (6HR PAEDIATRIC)

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This 6hr first aid course covers the essential life saving skills for infants and young children in school settings and meets the national standards in Emergency First Aid at Work.

This course is practical, interactive & fun with a focus on a range of emergency scenarios that provide participants with the essential life saving skills to confidently assess & treat injuries & illnesses for young children.

The course is suitable for all school environments including primary & secondary school’s.

This 6hr Paediatric First Aid course is certificated through the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB)

FIRST AID FOR FOREST SCHOOLS (2-DAY)

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Highly practical & hands on first aid training suitable for anyone leading children in outdoor activities, particularly suitable for forest schools and similar outdoor learning settings.

This practical training course will develop participants’ confidence & skills for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies for children in a semi-remote outdoor setting, such as a woodland environment.

This qualification is suitable for Level 3 Practitioners and those supporting Level 3 Practitioners in Forest Schools. It follows the same syllabus as the 2-day Paediatric First Aid course that meets the 2014 Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Guidelines.

AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)

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This comprehensive 4 hour AED course covers the core competencies of the UK Resuscitation Council and is designed to instruct the students in the use of an AED. The topics covered are regarded as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

What our customers think of this course type:

Very please, very well presented.
Ollvia Hardacre, Events Assistant , Hayes Garden World Ltd

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YOUNG PERSON'S FIRST AID

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Whether is is for D of E, youth club, babysitting qualifications, or just a bunch of young people together we firmly believe that everybody should learn first aid as early as possible. It is after all a life skill.

We have experience in delivering courses to young people from a wide range of backgrounds and always get excellent feedback. We can structure courses specifically for a topic or purpose.

Please get in touch if you're looking for a first aid course for a primary school group, D of E group, a youth club or secondary school etc

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

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What our customers think of this course type:

Pete is an excellent communicator of his subject and always makes it relevant to the business we are in. The course is always insightful and despite the regularity with which we do the course, always has something new to teach.
Alison Bloxham, Practice Principal, Kendal Physiotherapy Centre Ltd

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CONFERENCE

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What our customers think of this course type:

A really, really useful day which has reinforced the benefits of CPD events like this. Thanks very much to all those who contributed/led sessions, greatly appreciated.
Simon Willis

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MEDICAL GASSES

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What our customers think of this course type:

Excellent course well delivered
Graeme Woodman, Lake Warden, South Lakeland Distirct Council

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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CPC COURSES

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What our customers think of this course type:

Thanks for a great course
Dan Robinson, Director, Real Adventure

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