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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I feel it was a wonderful experience and a great course
Sharon Lockhart, Receptionist, Gretna Green Ltd

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EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

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Really great weekend! A lot of fun and very comprehensive. Learnt loads and thoroughly enjoyed it, despite the weather! Thanks!
Richard Jones

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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:

Fantastic course, very well delivered. The trainer had excellent knowledge.
Kathy Dale

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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:

AN IN DEPTH COURSE OFFERING, WITH GREAT DELIVERY. CPR/ELS VERY USEFUL, WITH HUGE AMOUNTS OF KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE.
Luca Miceli

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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:

Excellent course delivered by an excellent instructor who was sympathetic to the requirements and needs of the students. The course was interactive, relevant, engaging and most enjoyable. I feel far more confident in dealing with an emergency as a First Aider as a result. Thank you.
Cecilia Flint

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MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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SPORTS FIRST AID

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Just completed my Emergency First Aid for Sport training with Lakes First Aid. Ross was an excellent trainer, being both knowledgeable and engaging in his presentation of both the theory and the practical elements. As a Sports Therapist, I have attended a few First Aid courses over the years but I felt this was by far the most enjoyable. I would have no hesitation to recommend Lakes First Aid to my colleagues and friends.
Edmund Clark, Sports Rehabilitation Therapist , Ed Clark Sports Therapy

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

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I really enjoyed the course. The trainers were incredibly knowledgeable and shared lots of amusing anecdotes which enhanced my learning.
Shirley King

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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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Very informative and friendly course - thank you!
Jennifer Walker

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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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Really friendly instructor, Andy was very relatable, and made the content really interesting with some real life stories.
Pippa Grundy, Community Clinical Nurse Specialist, St John's Hospice

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MEDICAL GASSES

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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KENTDALE

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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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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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