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Emergency First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: 1 day – 6 hours

Suitability:

This course is for those nominated as the Emergency First Aider at work person of low risk businesses. It is also useful for anyone wishing to gain knowledge of emergency first aid procedures and provides you with a recognised qualification.

Course Content:

●      Health and safety (first aid) regulations

●      Managing an incident

●      The priorities of first aid

●      Managing an unconscious casualty

●      Recognition and treatment of heart attacks

●      Cardio pulmonary resuscitation

●      Safe use of a Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

●      Shock

●      Choking

●      Anaphylactic shock

●      Seizures

●      Bleeding

●      Burns and scalds

●      Common workplace injuries

●      Knowledge of contents of a first aid kit.

Course Information:

●      Candidates will receive a recognized certificate

●      Ongoing assessment by the instructor during the course.

●      Qualification valid for 3 years – annual refresher strongly recommended.

Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support

Duration: 4 hours

Suitability:

​This course is designed for anyone wanting a short introduction to First Aid

Course Content:

●      Scene safety

●      Effective barrier use

●      Primary assessment

●      Heart attacks

●      Unconsciousness

●      Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in adults and children

●      Control of bleeding

●      First Aid accident reporting

●      First Aid kit compliance

Course Information:

●      Candidates will receive a certificate of attendance..

●      Qualification: Certificate of attendance validated for one year.

●      Ongoing assessment by the instructor during the course.

Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry + (F)

Emergency First Aid at Work for Forestry + (F)

Duration: 1 day – 7 hours

Suitability: This course is ideal for those working in forestry environments including forestry workers, arborists, vegetation clearance, tree planting & Forestry Commission work. This course is the national standard in Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW+f) and meets the requirements of staff or contractors working for the Forestry Commission.

Course Content:

●      Health and safety (first aid) regulations

●      Managing an incident

●      The priorities of first aid

●      Managing an unconscious casualty

●      Recognition and treatment of heart attacks

●      Cardio Pulmonary resuscitation

●      Safe use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

●      Shock

●      Choking

●      Managing Anaphylactic shock

●      Seizures

●      Bleeding

●      Common workplace injuries

●      Dealing with crush injuries

●      Dealing with Hypothermia

●      Drowning

●      Recognising and treating fractures

●      Dealing with catastrophic bleeding (haemostatic dressings & tourniquet)

●      Amputation

●      Lyme disease

●      Knowledge of contents of a first aid kit.

Course Information:

●      All courses are certificated by the Pro Trainings and meet the minimum training requirements for emergency first aid in the workplace & the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.

●      ​Qualification valid for 3 years

●      Ongoing assessment by the instructor during the course.

First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work

Duration: 3 days – 18 hours

Suitability:

This course is designed for anyone who is to be the designated ‘First Aid at work person in a high risk work place.

​Minimum age: 16

Course Content:

●      The role and responsibility of a first aider

●      Scene safety

●      Assessing an incident

●      Protection and barrier use

●      Managing an unresponsive casualty

●      Recovery position

●      Cardio pulmonary resuscitation adults, children and infants

●      Safe use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

●      Recognising and assisting a casualty who is choking

●      Serious bleeding management

●      Recognition and treatment of shock

●      Managing a casualty with a minor injury

●      Management of spinal injury

●      Management of injuries to bones, muscles and joints

●      Management of chest injuries, burns, scalds and eye injuries

●      Management of anaphylactic shock

●      Dealing with sudden poisoning

●      Managing a casualty for a range of major illnesses

●      Heart attack

●      Stroke

●      Asthma

●      Diabetes

Course Information:

●      Candidates are required to show competence in basic life support, care of an unconscious casualty and treatment of a wound or injury to a conscious casualty.

●      Qualification valid for 3 years – annual refresher strongly recommended by the HSE.

First Aid at Work Re-qualification

First Aid at Work Re-qualification

Duration: 2 days – 12 hours

Suitability:

​This course is designed for anyone who needs to refresh and re-qualify to maintain their certification as First Aider in the Workplace.

​Minimum age: 16

Course Content:

●      The role and responsibility of a first aider

●      Scene safety

●      Assessing an incident

●      Protection and barrier use

●      Managing an unresponsive casualty

●      Recovery position

●      Cardio pulmonary resuscitation adults, children and infants

●      Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator AED

●      Recognising and assisting a casualty who is choking

●      Serious bleeding management

●      Recognition and treatment of shock

●      Managing a casualty with a minor injury

●      Management of spinal injury

●      Management of injuries to bones, muscles and joints

●      Management of chest injuries, burns, scalds and eye injuries

●      Management of anaphylactic shock

●      Dealing with sudden poisoning

●      Managing a casualty for a range of major illnesses

●      Heart attack

●      Stroke

●      Asthma

●      Diabetes

Course Information:

●      Our First Aid at Work courses are certificated through the Pro Trainings) and meet all the requirements of the HSE.

●      Candidates are required to show competence in basic life support, care of an unconscious casualty and treatment of a wound or injury to a conscious casualty.

●      Minimum age: 16.

●      Qualification valid for 3 years – annual refresher strongly recommended by the HSE.

AED – Automated External Defibrillator Training

AED – Automated External Defibrillator Training

Duration: 1/2 day – 4 hours

Suitability:

​This course is designed for anyone wanting to learn how to safely and effectively use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Course Content:

●      Scene safety

●      Effective barrier use

●      Primary assessment

●      Managing an unconscious casualty

●      Recognition and treatment of heart attacks

●      Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in adults and children

●      AEDs different types of unit

●      AED algorithms

●      AED use on adults and children

●      Post Resuscitation care

●      Obstructed Airway Management (choking)

●      Hand over procedure to EMS

Course Information:

●      Candidates will receive a certificate..

●      Qualification valid for 1 year

●      Ongoing assessment by the instructor during the course.

Annual Refreshers – First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work

Annual Refreshers – First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: 1/2 day – 4 hours

Suitability:

​This course is an opportunity to practise and update your skills at any time during your three year period as a qualified First Aider.

Course Content:

●      This course refreshes your skills and confidence by involving you in practical hands-on, real life scenario sessions. You will also be acquainted with any updates or changes to First Aid.

●      Scene safety

●      Effective barrier use

●      Primary assessment

●      Heart attacks

●      Cardio pulmonary Resuscitation

●      Control of bleeding

Course Information:

●      Candidates will receive a certificate validated through Pro Trainings.

●      Qualification valid for 1 years

●      Ongoing assessment by the Instructor during the course.

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID TRAINING | 2 DAY COURSE

 

This accredited 12 hour Paediatric First Aid course will provide learners with the knowledge and practical competency skills needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations involving children or infants. The course Ofqual regulated and is delivered in line with the Early Years Foundation stage statutory framework, and accredited by Pro Trainings Awards.

Target Audience:

Teachers, child-minders, parents and nursery school assistants in order for them to provide the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations involving children or infants.

Objectives

●       Outline the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider, including contents of a first aid kit.

●       Identify how to assess an incident, and how to record and report accidents or incidents.

●       Demonstrate how to treat an infant or child who is suffering from breathing problems, head injuries, anaphylaxis, shock, insect stings, spinal injuries and chronic medical conditions.

●       Demonstrate how to deliver first aid to a child that is too hot or cold, unresponsive, choking or bleeding.

At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

●       Understand the role and responsibility of the paediatric first aider.

●       Assess an emergency situation safely.

●       Demonstrate how to correctly manage and record any incidents/accidents, in accordance with the workplace policy.

●       Provide first aid for an infant and a child who is unresponsive, choking or suffering from shock.

●       Provide first aid to an infant and a child with external bleeding, bites, stings or other minor injuries.

●       Provide first aid to an infant and a child with a suspected fracture or head, neck or back injury.

●       Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold, or various burns/scalds.

●       Understand how to provide first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis, including the use of auto-injectable devices.

Course Assessment and Certification

Learners must undertake a practical assessment of their competence along with a short open response knowledge assessment, where learners are required to provide a short response to a prescribed series of questions.

What Next?

This qualification lasts for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to retake the course. In addition to this it is also recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Self Harm & Ligature Training

SELF HARM TRAINING & LIGATURE TRAINING

Self Harm Training & Ligature Training

Course Duration: 5 – 6 Hours

Self Harm Training & Ligature Training is essential for all staff who support individuals who are at risk of attempting suicide or self-harm by a number of means including the application of a ligature.

We give delegates skills and knowledge to recognise self harm and ligature injuries, safely remove someone from various means of strangulation and how to treat them post ligature.

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Self Harm Training Course Content (Morning session)

●       What is self harm

●       Statistics

●       Types of self harm including Ligature Self Harm

●       Concepts of self harm

●       Causes of self harm

●       Situations for discussion

●       Risk Management

●       Help

Suicide Awareness and Ligature Awareness Course Content (Afternoon session)

Objectives:

By the end of the course, attendees should have a better understanding of company policies, procedures and guidelines relating to ligatures.  Learners will also gain practical knowledge and skills to enable them to safely and securely rescue an individual who has ligatured using a range of Ligature Cutters.

Course Content

●       Suicide Statistics (National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness. Annual Report 2020)

●       Why do people attempt and sometimes complete suicide

●       We will explore ligature risk assessments and discuss environmental risk assessments.

●       Know the importance of the review process.

●       Review the organisation’s current policy, process and procedures on the use of the cutters.

●       Explore ligature risk assessments and environmental risk assessments.

●       Explore anti ligature devices

●       Identify types of ligatures and ligature points.

●       Implementing control measures

●       Recognise and describe the signs and symptoms of ligature injuries.

●       Management of the ligatured person

●       Personal risk assessment and approach

●       Demonstrate the safe removal of ligatures using cutters.

●       Demonstrate safe removal from suspension.

●       Describe how to safely store, maintain, dispose and replace cutters.

●       Discuss First Aid following strangulation or attempted strangulation.

●       Use of the ligature knife demonstration and practical ligature cutting exercise including:

1.     Safe removal of ligature using a range of ligature cutters

2.     Safe removal from Suspension

3.     Safe storage of ligature cutters

Self Harm and Ligature Training Assessment and Certification

There will be continuous tutor assessment on the correct use of Ligature Cutters.  Those students who complete the course and are deemed to have reached the required standard will be awarded a certificate of attendance.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training Course

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training Course

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK are likely to experience mental health problems each year? Mental health is as important as physical health, while we know how to take care of our own physical health, many people do not know how to support relatives, friends and even colleagues who are experiencing poor mental health. We can reduce the stigma associated with mental health in the UK, by developing a greater understanding of common mental health issues, empathically supporting and correctly guiding someone to support.

Target Audience

This Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course is ideal for anyone supporting colleagues in the workplace. The course is delivered to groups of up to 16 delegates. MHFA teaches skills to identify the signs of poor Mental Health and how to support colleagues and the practical implications of being a Mental Health First Aider in the Workplace.

Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA) Course Content

●       Understanding mental health and its importance

●       The roles and responsibilities for mental health in the workplace

●       Importance of own wellbeing as a mental health first aider

●       Common mental health conditions, including:

Characteristics and features
Work-related stress
Anxiety
Eating disorders
Depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Phobias
Bipolar
Self-harm
Psychosis
Suicide

●       Promoting positive mental health first aid in the workplace

Best practice for employers
Mental health first aid at work action plan
Appropriate coping strategies

●       How employers can provide support to employees in the workplace

Assisting those off work or returning to work

●       Procedures to support employees who are off work whilst experiencing poor mental health

●       Types of support available both locally and nationally

Certification and Assessment

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive Mental Health First Aid in the Workplace e-certificate. This qualification is valid for 3 years from date of certification

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