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:

I learnt loads on this course and now feel much more confident about dealing with an emergency situation both in and out of work. The trainer was excellent and made the content of the course both interesting and fun. Thank you!
Ydell Howson, School Nurse, North Lakes childrens services

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EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK

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ENJOYED THE DAY AND THE WAY IT WAS PRESENTED, INFORMAL AND RELAXED. FELT CONFIDANT TO ASK QUESTIONS.
Tracy Wren

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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:

For the first time EVER, I have felt so engaged in a first aid course. The pace was just perfect. The practical context deepened my understanding. AND, I actually feel like I can do first aid now. It wasn't death by powerpoint. It was practical and logical and presented so swiftly
Michelle Trewin, Head of Dance, hinchingbrooke school

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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:

Nice to learn new techniques and top tips. Basic first aid continues to be simplified so hopefully I will remember what do if the situation arises.
Elizabeth G Farthing, senior Instructor, Outward Bound Trust Ullswater Centre

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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:

Great trainer. Engaging and responded well to all participants.
Jane Senior

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

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What our customers think of this course type:

The course was very useful, full of common sense and practical sessions and ideas. There was plenty of time for additional concerns to be shared, aired and resovled.I felt that we learnt & consolidated more due to continual assessment rather than trying to memorize satisitcs & facts for a test at the end. Thank you
Pam Brook

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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

What our customers think of this course type:

Active aid made the log in and registration process very easy for the paediatric online course. Pete took time to talk through additional information and provided relevant reading materials. Superb!
Robert Bond

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FOREST SCHOOLS FIRST AID

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This was my first outdoor first aid course that I have attended . Great course very informative and practical. Would highly recommend.
Josi Szlapko

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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:

HANDS ON REFRESHER - WOULD USE THIS COMPANY AGAIN
Jayne Wood, SCHOOL NURSE, GIGGLESWICK SCHOOL

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BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

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MEDICAL GASSES

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

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MOVING AND HANDLING

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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:

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

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