First Aid at Work 

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Health and Safety 

training & qualifications.

 

You’re in safe hands with our legally accredited qualifications and training as standard.

 

Do you have the legal number of first aiders in your organisation?

Whether you’re an individual or a company we provide legally accredited qualifications and training that is right for you.

We can come to your workplace to deliver any of our qualifications and training, at times to suit you and your business. All our courses and prices are individually tailored to suit you or your business.

We are really proud of the reputation we hold for providing a learning environment that is friendly, relaxed and ensures all that attend any of our training courses gain skills and knowledge that can be used well after the course has finished.

Contact us today to see how we can provide your quality, legally accredited training that ensures the time and money you invest is worth it. 

 

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Did you know that 27.3 million working days were lost due to work-related illnesses and workplace injury in 2014/15?

It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. This includes providing sufficient information, instruction, and training to employees to allow them to work in a way that does not put themselves or others at risk. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

Even if you are self-employed, freelance, or work in a micro-size business. Every business and individual must know what to do in the event of a medical emergency. 

Don’t wait for a medical emergency to happen before you learn lifesaving skills.

Book your place on any of our courses delivered in and around the West Midlands today. 

First Aid Qualifications

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Topics covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds

 

 

QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) This qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. As a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Topics covered:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
  • Sepsis
QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work requalifying Course (RQF)

Did you know that all workplace first aiders must complete requalification training every 3 years in order to continue carrying out their role?

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Requalifying Course is specifically  designed to allow first aiders to renew their first aid at work qualification when their certificate is due to expire.

During this 12-14 hour course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid  training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

Topics covered

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries
QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) (RQF)

Did you know that the HSE guidelines state that employers should ensure their first aiders remain competent to perform their role? As such, it is strongly recommended that first aiders undertake annual refresher training to practise their skills and update their knowledge on the latest first aid procedures.

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) (RQF) qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required. Successful candidates will leave with a renewed confidence, having had the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques needed to deal with an emergency situation.

This 3-4 Hour course is an ideal way to satisfy HSE requirements whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activities!

Topics covered:

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Seizures
QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation.

It is the perfect qualification for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide basic life support for adults and children.

It is also ideal for qualified first aiders who are looking to refresh their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

Topics covered:  

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation
  • Adult CPR and defibrillation
  • Child CPR and defibrillation
  • Infant CPR and defibrillation
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  • Assessing levels of consciousness:
  • Opening the airways
  • Checking breathing
  • Recovery Position
  • Managing choking
  • Recognising the signs of choking
  • Choking treatment for adults,children and infants 
QA Level 2 Award In Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF)

Anaphylaxis is a severe and life-threatening allergic reaction, which requires immediate medical attention. With the number of sufferers increasing each year, it is extremely important to know what to do when faced with this acute emergency condition.

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF) qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency.

Successful candidates will be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, and will be equipped with the vital skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective treatment. 

Topics covered:

  • Chain of survival
  • Incident and casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Common anaphylaxis triggers
  • Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
    Treatment –
  • Medication
  • Adrenaline auto-injectors
QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF)

Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British  public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation.

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (RQF) qualification has been designed to provide candidates with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and use an AED safely in emergency situations. With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make sure you are prepared.

Topics covered:

  • Chain of survival
  • Assessing an incident
  • Casualty assessment
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • AED safety considerations
  • Using an AED
  • Combining AED use with CPR
  • Using an AED on a child
  • Procedures for when Emergency services arrive
QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF)

Did you know that following a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR and defibrillation reduces a casualty’s chance of survival by 10%? Sudden cardiac arrest is one the UK’s biggest killers, and yet statistics show that most of the British public are unaware of the life-saving difference they can make by performing CPR and defibrillation.

The QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills needed to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an AED safely in emergency situations. With an estimated 60,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests occurring every year in the UK alone, make sure you are prepared.

Topics Covered:

  • Basic life support
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Procedures for when Emergency services arrive
  • Basic AED maintenance

Health and Safety Qualifications

QA Level 1 Health and Safety in the workplace

The QA Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) has been designed for all employees working in different types of environments to help raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

During this half day course, Learners will develop a basic knowledge of health and safety issues such as: hazards and risks in the workplace, workplace conditions that can affect health and safety, and the requirements for workplace procedures.

Topics covered:

  • Health and Safety roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • The importance of health and safety in the workplace Workplace hazards and risks:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Working at heights
    • Manual handling
    • Hazardous substances
    • Machinery and vehicles
    • Electricity
    • Fire
    • Stress
  • Workplace conditions that can affect health and safety
  • Health and safety signage
  • Personal Protective Equipment and its uses
    Importance of personal hygiene
  • The purpose of first aid provision
  • The need for reporting incidents and ill health
QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF) qualification is ideal for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.

During this 6 hour course, Learners will develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues, including: health and safety laws, risk assessments and risk control hierarchy, identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards and more.

Topics covered:

  • Roles and responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Health and safety laws, including:
    • Penalties for non-compliance
    • Training and competence in the workplace
    • Communicating health and safety information
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards:
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Manual handling
    • Fire safety
    • Working from height
    • Electricity
    • Hazardous substances
    • Workplace conditions
    • Ergonomics
    • Equipment
    • Noise and vibration
    • Transport and vehicles
    • Violence
    • Smoking, alcohol and drugs
    • Stress
  • Procedures for responding to accidents and incidents
  • Recording incidents, accidents and ill health
QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (RQF) qualification has been specifically designed for all employees to help raise their awareness of the risks associated with unsafe manual handling practices. It is also ideal for those who might have to carry out manual handling as part of their job such as handling deliveries, parcels and boxes.

Over a half day period, successful Learners will develop a greater awareness of manual handling, including: common manual handling injuries, the safe movement principles, theory of safe manual handling principles and manual handling equipment. 

Topics covered:

  • Common manual handling injuries
    Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
    Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:
    • Preparing for a lift
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
  • Manual handling equipment:
    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF)

The QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling. It is ideal for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

During this 6 hour course, Learners will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace. They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling. 

Topics covered:

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
    Risk assessments
  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Manual handling equipment:
    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Manual handling practical sessions:
    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
    • Team manual handling
    • Using equipment

Testimonials

Louise ensured we all fully understood each part before moving on, great delivery . Louise was very helpful. I was impressed with the quality of the course delivered. ( Administrator Hill-Lillis November 2019)

Given me the confidence to administer first aid. I enjoyed the mix of activities and theory. (accountant Hill-Lillis November2019)

 

I enjoyed Louise’s teaching. I liked she was patient and there was no presure. I loved this courses  and have learnt a lot. I would recommend  (Auriga services  April 2019)

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