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

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

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I left this course an enlightened and more confident 1st aided. I have attended 1st Aid courses since I was 14yrs old due to my leisure interests and it was the first time in all these courses that I was told that CPR would result in the possible breaking of ribs. If I were required to perform CPR now I would be more confident in being able to carry out CPR without panicking if I did hear a rib breaking. This I believe is vital information that could save a persons life as had I needed to perform CPR prior to this course in would have panicked and possible stopped through fear or shock not expecting possible cracking from the ribs. Dave easy to talk to and he answered all questions and has the experience to back up his teaching.
Andrew Clark, Care Worker

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EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

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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:

A very good course, group size was good, not too big and the trainers were excellent. It was kept informal and light hearted whilst being realistic and informative. The venue and refreshments/lunch was good too.
Lorayne Woodend, Development Strategy - Delivery Officer

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ACTIVITY 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:

I really enjoyed the day and I felt very supported by Ross. He had a lovely kind accepting manner. Without sounding offensive to the training system; I have attended many of these training session which are often not looked forward too. Yesterday however was the best first aid training day I have ever had. Well organised, brilliant pace, details and examples were given when ever asked. Most importantly Ross got information across to us without seeming superior or making us feel inferior. He had a great sense of humour which made me feel comfortable to ask questions even if I thought they sounded a little silly. Many, many thanks.
Craig Russell Walkden, Drama Teacher, Ullswater Community College

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ACTIVITY FIRST AID (2 DAY)

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The 12hr 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.

OUTDOOR FIRST AID 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 inadventurous 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:

Simon made the point that, as colleagues, we are now on the same page in terms of delivering first aid. This concept is reassuring and will support any future first aid that we administer.
Anne Seed, Director, Bowland Bioenergy Ltd

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OUTDOOR FIRST AID 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:

I have done a lot of First Aid courses over the years and this was a really good one. I will happily recommend the course to anyone needing First Aid training.
Ann Taylor

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

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Course tutors were excellent. Lots of equipment, which meant nobody had to wait their turn in practical sessions. All aspects of first aid with relation to the work place were covered. Would definately want to do my refresher with this company/tutors. Senior Teaching Assistant Beetham School
Janet Bradshaw

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PAEDIATRIC EMERGENCY FIRST AID

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This qualification is aimed at those working in an early years setting who require a first aid qualification for emergency paediatric first aid

The Emergency Paediatric First aid meets the requirements for those working in early years setting, however, the setting should ensure that they also have suitable numbers of staff with a ‘2-day’ qualification such as the Paediatric First Aid

FOREST SCHOOLS FIRST AID

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Useful to practice first aid in outdoor environments, seemed more realistic
Susan Dalton, Nursery Assistant, Captain Shaw's School

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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:

As always professionally run course well delivered
Graeme Woodman, Lake Warden, South Lakeland Distirct Council

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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

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MEDICAL GASSES

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The course was delivered in a relaxed yet professional manner with just the right mix of theory and practical. My confidence levels have been significantly enhanced by this course and the way it was delivered.
Steve Phelps, Lake Warden, Southlakeland District Council

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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KENTDALE

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In house training

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Great day, thanks to all the trainers
Les English

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CPC COURSES

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This course is approved by the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) to meet Driver CPC training (Certificate of Professional Competence) requirements for professional drivers of large goods vehicles and passenger carrying vehicles.

The course counts towards 14 hours can be split into two 7 hour hours ) of the required 35 hours training and provides you with the skills and confidence needed to administer first aid in emergency situations while on the road.