FIRST AID TRAINING

Skills for Life

FIRST AID COURSES

Our bespoke Hospital Avoidance Course is specifically directed to the needs of Care Home Nurses and Carers and the health care scenarios that they my face.

An estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/2018. First Aid training gives the skills and confidence to provide potentially life-saving first aid in emergency situations – both in and outside the workplace.

Regulated First Aid Qualifications. Employers can book our courses knowing that they have fulfilled their legal responsibility to provide quality first aid training for their employees.

Care Homes Hospital Avoidance Course

A totally unique First Aid Course for Care Home Providers designed to:

  • Guide staff on how best to assess and respond to first aid situations.
  • Give staff a greater knowledge and understanding of alternative pathways for residents other than calling 999 for an ambulance.
  • To train staff in the relevant information to give call handlers to ensure that the right resource is sent when 999 is necessary.
  • To skill staff in delivering a good patient history on handover to ambulance crews, helping to support the decision of whether the patient needs to go to hospital or not.

The Hospital Avoidance Course is a modular course and the selection of 4-hour modules can be tailored to your requirements.

Modules cover the following topics:

  • Basic Life Skills, CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Choking and Respiratory difficulties
  • Initial Patient Assessment & Patient History
  • Sepsis
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Trauma
  • Falls and fractures
  • National Early Warning System (NEWS)
QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

According to the Health & Safety Executive an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18.

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

Who it’s suitable for:

The qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.
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.

What’s 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
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Duration: 

3 Day Course

Cost:

£1500.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

According to the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18.

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

Who it’s suitable for:

The qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.

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.

What’s 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

Duration:

1 Day course

Cost:

£425.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher (QAR)

 

 

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.

Who it’s suitable for:

The First Aid at Work Annual Refresher (QAR) qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required.

Duration:

½ Day course

Cost:

£375.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 3 in Paediatric First Aid

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Statutory Framework requires all early years providers in England to have at least one person who has a current and full paediatric first aid certificate on the premises and available at all times when children are present. Providers should also take into account the number of children, staff and layout of the premises and increase their paediatric first aid provision accordingly to ensure that a paediatric first aider is available to respond to emergencies quickly.

Who it’s suitable for:

The QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) has been specifically designed to meet the criteria set by the Department for Education’s EYFS Framework and is ideal for:

Those who have gained a level 2 and/or level 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with EYFS requirements.

Registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full paediatric first aid certificate in order to comply with the EYFS requirements.
Anyone who has a non-professional involvement with infants and children, such as parents, grandparents and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the necessary skills to administer safe and effective treatment when dealing with a range of paediatric first aid situations.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

What’s Covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Head, neck and back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Anaphylaxis and allergic reactions
  • Meningitis
  • Asthma
  • Febrile Convulsions
  • Seizures
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Poisoning
  • Burns and scalds
  • Electric Shock
  • External Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic Shock
  • Eye, ear and nose conditions
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Treatment for hot and cold body
  • Temperatures

 Duration:

2 Day course

Cost:

£750.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 3 in Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Would you know what to do if you saw an infant or child in need of first aid?

Having a good understanding of emergency paediatric first aid is incredibly important for the safety of children and it could mean the difference between life and death.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements.

 Who it’s suitable for:

  • Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.
  • Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Successful candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of the emergency paediatric first aider, and will be equipped with the skills needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, such as performing CPR and controlling external bleeding.

Newly qualified entrants to an early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

What’s Covered:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency paediatric first aider
  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive
  • infant or child
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and AED
  • Choking
  • Minor Injuries
  • Bites and Stings
  • Seizures
  • External Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock

Duration:

1 day course

Cost:

£500.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

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!

What’s 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

Duration:

½ day course

Cost:

£375.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

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!

What’s Covered:

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

Duration:

½ day course

Cost:

£375.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxiis

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

What’s 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

Duration:

½ day course

Cost:

£375.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 8 candidates

QA Level 2 Basic Life Support for Adults & Children

Would you know what to do in an emergency?

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

Who it’s suitable for:

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 knowledge and practice the latest basic life support techniques.

What’s 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 airway
  • Checking breathing
  • Recovery Position
  • Managing choking
  • Recognising the signs of choking
  • Choking treatment for adults, children and infants

Duration:

½ day course

Cost:

£375.00 (excl. VAT) for up to 12 candidates

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Book your course or speak to one of our advisors:

0121 296 9269

Address

Feature Medical Limited
Shelly House
Farmhouse Way
Solihull
B90 4EH

Contact

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0121 296 9269

Email
training@featuremedical.co.uk

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