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First Aid Training

All of our First Aid courses are OFQUAL and SCQF regulated through First Aid Awards Limited and our instructors are approved and registered with Nuco Training Limited.  This ensures all the training we provide meets all your HSE requirements, is up to date and regulated to meet all of your training needs.  Each course is certificated and you can be assured of the best possible training, supported by approved and regulated awarding bodies.  

If you would like further guidance about first aid qualifications and requirements for employers, this can be found in the following Health and Safety Executive (HSE) documents linked below:

First aid at work: The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981. Guidance on Regulations L74

Selecting a first-aid training provider: A guide for employers GEIS3

Emergency First Aid

1 Day

(6 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

Emergency First Aid at Work provides trainees with an extensive first aid skill set to help identify incidents and manage them appropriately, whether at work, in the community or at home.

 

The course is designed to be beneficial to everybody, fulfilling recommendations underlined by the HSE and ensuring that all workplaces and organisations have a designated first aider.   

 

The course covers:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Basic hygiene in First Aid

  • Burns

  • Epilepsy

  • Resuscitation

  • Anatomy

  • Minor injuries

  • Bleeding control

  • Choking

  • Shock

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED awareness training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and certificates are valid for 3 years, although we would recommend annual refresher training.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone responsible for first aid in the workplace and those wanting to increase their confidence so they would know what to do in an emergency. 

First Aid at Work

3 Days

(18 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

The First Aid at Work course is a comprehensive 3 day course enabling trainees to deal with a wide range of first aid emergencies in a safe, prompt and effective way.  This course meets the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and gives trainees the highest level of first aid qualification

The course covers:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting

  • Heart attacks

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Eye injuries

  • Fractures and spinal injuries

  • Choking

  • Control of bleeding

  • Chest injuries

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Diabetes

  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

  • Asthma

  • Head injuries

  • Poisoning

  • Sprains and strains

  • Stroke

  • Burns

  • Epilepsy

  • Resuscitation

  • Bandaging

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED awareness training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and certificates are valid for 3 years, although we would recommend annual refresher training.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone responsible for first aid in the workplace and those wanting to increase their confidence so they would know what to do in an emergency. 

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1 Day

(6 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

The Emergency Paediatric First Aid Course is for anyone who has regular contact with children in a professional, recreational or family capacity and is ideal for those involved with children's groups, sports clubs, nursery's, child minders and care settings, or anyone with an interest in child and infant basic life support.  

 

The course covers:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Resuscitation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Minor injuries

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Epilepsy

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Anaphylaxis and Shock

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED awareness training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and certificates are valid for 3 years, although we would recommend annual refresher training.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone who has regular contact with children in a professional, personal or recreational capacity, including those working towards qualifications in Childcare and Education. 

Paediatric First Aid

2 Days

(12 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

This 2 day Paediatric First Aid Course has been developed for those working with children including teachers, nursery staff, playgroup personnel, child minders, creche assistants, sports coaches and health care staff, or anyone else who has responsibility for children's welfare whilst in their care.  

It satisfies the guidelines and criteria as laid down by the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and Ofsted. 

 

In order to obtain this qualification, you must attend both days and complete the two units of accreditation.

The course covers:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Resuscitation

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Fainting

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Choking

  • Head injuries

  • Diabetes

  • Infantile convulsions

  • Foreign bodies

  • Control of bleeding

  • Anaphylaxia

  • Eye injuries

  • Fractures

  • Heat and Cold

  • Asthma

  • Sickle cell anaemia

  • Meningitis

  • Burns

  • Shock

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED awareness training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, including a multiple choice question paper and certificates are valid for 3 years.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone who has responsibility for children's welfare whilst in their care. 

First Aid Annual Refresher

Half Day

(3 Hours minimum)

The First Aid Annual Refresher Course is for anyone who holds a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid certificate.  The qualification period for both these certified First Aiders is 3 years and although not mandatory, the HSE strongly recommends qualified First Aiders undertake an annual refresher course in order to keep their skills fresh and up to date.

The course will cover a range of subjects including:

  • Responsibilities

  • Communication skills

  • Primary Assessment

  • Top-to-toe survey

  • Recovery Position

  • Action for vomit

  • Resuscitation

  • Chain of Survival

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Bandaging and Hygiene

Theory and practical elements are included in the training.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone who has a valid Emergency First Aid or First Aid at Work Certificate.

First Aid at Work -

Re-qualification

2 Days

(12 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

The First Aid at Work - Re-qualification Course is for anyone who currently holds a valid First Aid at Work qualification which is due to expire.  

If your qualification has yet to expire, or is within 1 month of the expiry date you can take part in this training.  Please contact us to discuss your training options if your qualification has expired by more than 1 month but no longer than 3 months.

If your qualification has lapsed by longer than 3 months then trainees must attend the full 3 day First Aid at Work course to re-qualify.

The course covers a range of subjects including:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting

  • Heart attacks

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Eye injuries

  • Fractures and spinal injuries

  • Choking

  • Control of bleeding

  • Chest injuries

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Diabetes

  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

  • Asthma

  • Head injuries

  • Poisoning

  • Sprains and strains

  • Stroke

  • Burns

  • Epilepsy

  • Resuscitation

  • Bandaging

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, including a  question papers at the end of each day and certificates are valid for 3 years.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone who holds a valid First Aid at Work certificate that is due to expire

Basic Life Support & Defibrillation (use of AED)

4 Hours

FAA Level 2 

FAA Level 5 Scotland

Basic Life Support and using an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a basic life skill everyone should know.  We know a casualty's survival rate can increase dramatically if an AED is available and you know how to use it.

AED's are increasingly common in workplaces, shops and shopping centers and throughout the community and this course teaches the trainee how to use one with confidence and competence.  Also included in this course is essential training in Basic life Support including resuscitation.

 

The course covers a range of subjects including:

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Infection control

  • Resuscitation

  • AED functions

  • Defibrillation procedures

  • Safety measures

Theory and practical elements are included in this training with plenty of opportunity to practice.  

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and certificates are valid for 3 years.

Who Should Attend? 

Everybody!  This course is ideal for those who do not want to be first aiders, but do want to know what to do in an emergency situation.

CPR and Defibrillation

1 Day

(6 Hours)

FAA Level 2

FAA Level 5 Scotland

This 1 day Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (CPR and AED) course builds on the 4 hour Basic Life Support course and covers additional emergency situations including resuscitation, dealing with choking and dealing with an unconscious and unresponsive casualty.

Survival rates for out of hospital cardiac arrests vary but range between 2% and 12%. However, survival rates as high as 75% have been reported where CPR and defibrillation are delivered promptly.

The course covers a range of subjects including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Paediatric defibrillation

  • Defibrillation procedures

  • Resuscitation

  • Choking

  • Heart attacks

  • AED safety and Functions

  • Infection control

Theory and practical elements are included in this training with plenty of opportunity to practice.  

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and the instructor is responsible for determining whether trainees pass or fail.  A pass will only be awarded if they believe the trainee has displayed the requisite understanding and competencies.  Certificates are valid for 3 years although an annual refresher is recommended.

Who Should Attend? 

Everybody!  This course is ideal for those who do not want to be first aiders, but do want to know what to do in an emergency situation.

Defibrillation - Annual Refresher

2 Hours

The UK Resuscitation Council recommends Defibrillation refresher training should take place every 6 months.  This short refresher course is for anyone who has previously trained in the use of AED's in any of our other courses.  

The course covers:

  • Resuscitation

  • AED functions

  • Defibrillation procedures

  • Safety measures

Theory and practical elements are included in this training with plenty of opportunity to practice.  

A certificate of attendance will be awarded, valid for 1 year.

Who should attend?

Anyone who has previously trained in the use of AED's.

Activity First Aid

2 Days

(12 Hours)

FAA Level 3 

FAA Level 6 Scotland

The Activity First Aid Course is designed for anyone involved in any form of activity including sports, leisure and recreation.  Whether you are a participant, a coach, a trainer, group leader or facilitator this course covers Basic Life Support  and many other First Aid conditions, making the full qualification very comprehensive.

Unit 1 of this qualification contains and covers the learning outcomes of the level 3/level 6 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, so those who wish to gain the level 3/level 6 award in EFAW are able to sit day 1 of this qualification.

A course covers a range of subjects including:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Heart attack

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Resuscitation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Minor injuries

  • Basic hygiene in First Aid

  • Bleeding control

  • Fractures

  • Head injuries

  • Drowning injuries

  • Diabetes

  • Electrical injuries

  • Angina

  • Spinal injuries

  • Choking

  • Heat and cold

  • Seizures

  • Burns and Shock

  • Asthma

Theory and practical elements are included in the training and we will offer FREE AED awareness training as part of this course. 

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and certificates are valid for 3 years, although we would recommend annual refresher training.

Who Should Attend? 

Anyone involved in any form of activity including sports, leisure and recreation including participants, coach's, trainer's, instructors, group leader or facilitator, teacher, outdoors enthusiasts.  

 

First Aid Risk Assessment

1 Day

(6 Hours)

FAA Level 2 

FAA Level 5 Scotland

The First Aid Risk Assessment - Principals and Practice course will provide detailed information about the considerations and relevant factors to determine the needs and requirements for any business or organisation to produce a Risk Assessment of First Aid Needs.

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and trained personnel, to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.  What is ‘adequate and appropriate’ will depend on the circumstances in the workplace. 

In order to produce a Risk Assessment of First Aid Needs, consideration of workplace hazards and risks, the size of the organisation and other relevant factors need to be taken into account in order to determine what First Aid equipment, facilities and trained personnel should be provided.

The course is made up of theoretical and practical sessions and will cover a range of subjects  that will enable you to understand:

  • The role and responsibilities of a First Aid Appointed Person

  • The employer’s responsibilities in respect of First Aid

  • How to manage a First Aid related incident in the absence of a qualified First Aider or Emergency First Aider

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course through theoretical teaching by the instructor, culminating with a written test. This qualification does not expire, but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies and procedures is vital to keep the qualification current.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone with responsibility for risk assessment in their business, organisation or workplace.

Other First Aid Training

All our courses are fully accredited and delivered at a location convenient to you.

We offer a full range of First Aid training in addition to the above courses including:

 

  • Emergency First Aid for Sports Injuries

  • Emergency First Aid for Motorcyclists

  • Appointed Persons Training

  • Basic Life Support

We are very happy to discuss your individual training needs and recommend the most suitable course based on your requirements.