Coronavirus Update - 29th September 2020

If you have a certificate that you need to renew please note that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated their guidance on the deadline for requalification of certificates.

Please refer to the following page on the HSE website for full details.

You can also read a summary of the requirements as provided by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB).

During the Coronavirus pandemic our courses may have been cancelled, rescheduled or replaced with alternatives such as online learning. If you are interested in a course or want more information about a course already completed please contact the relevant trainer as their policies will vary. For details of courses already scheduled please look at our course diary page.

Thank you.


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.

What our customers think of this course type:

Very friendly and straight forward first aid, easy to understand and interesting...
Peter Kirk, Duty manager, Brewery Arts Centre

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EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

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What our customers think of this course type:

Tutor made the course!
Jenna Treeby, Registered manager , Abc Care ltd

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(MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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(MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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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.

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:

Ross & Deb provided an excellent course and were hands on with everything and always eager to support and help in difficult scenarios by students.
Kenneth Walker, Senior Football Coach., The Professionals Elite Academy Limited.

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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:

Excellent course. Everything was very relevant and practicle
Mac Knowles

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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:

Thank you to Dave for delivering a very good course which all the lads found beneficial. Especially liked the way he related the information to our business/type of work.
Dacre Swinbank, Commercial Manager, Tyla Services Limited

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CYCLING FIRST AID

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First Aid for cycling

MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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SPORTS FIRST AID

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What our customers think of this course type:

Thanks Ross. Another really well organised, enjoyable and informative course. Look forward to the next one. Cheers, Marcus
Marcus Castle, Teacher of PE / HOY , Ullswater Community College

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

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I couldn’t complement Kentdale enough in the quality and care that is taken over their course. Friendly, thorough, supportive, knowledgeable, nothing is too much. Highly recommended. Many thanks
Lynsey Pickup, Teaching assistant , School

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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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Refreshing approach to delivery and lots of engagement with learners
Geoff Norman, Headteacher, Wigton Infant 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.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

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What our customers think of this course type:

A great course, well presented by Pete who gave us extremely practical and relevant information. Very highly recommended. Peter Townley, Instructor, Kendal Snowsports Club.

MEDICAL GASSES

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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KENTDALE

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In house training

ANAPHYLATIC REACTIONS

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What our customers think of this course type:

Thanks to Pete Cunningham from First Aid Cumbria for delivering an enjoyable 2 day Outdoor First Aid course and to Girl Guiding Leeds for providing Robin Hole as the venue.
Tommy Hogg

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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

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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.

What our customers think of this course type:

Pete is a very knowledgeable trainer who recognises that he doesn't have to tell me everything he knows. He just has to distill it all down and tell me the most important bits in a way that is easy for me to understand. I like the balance between theory and practise.
John Wright, Director, Symbiosis Learning and Development Ltd

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