First aid Courses

Latest News - September 2019

Adult Mental Health First Aid is now included on our training programme as part of our Partnership with University of Bradford.  This is an Accredited 2-day course and included in the price of £200 is the certificate and a reference book worth £25.00.    See below for dates

The course is from Mental Health First Aid England. 

 

Note:  All our First aid courses are back at Re:centre - University of Bradford - Please check your confirmation details for Venue and directions.

So - why use us?

Our competitively priced First Aid courses are delivered in partnership with University of Bradford at their prestigious venue using experienced and professional trainers in a relaxed and enjoyable environment.  The courses can be delivered either on the main University campus or alternatively in house for your organisation.  Please contact us to arrange this for you.

University of Bradford is a longstanding education establishment and is approved by the First Aid Industry Body and the Royal Lifesaving Society to deliver First Aid and Lifeguard Training.

 

Not sure about which course you need?  Please read the HSE First Aid needs assessment guidelines for employers to help decide.  https://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/needs-assessment.htm

Our Courses - Now includes Adult Mental Health First Aid - 2 day

Click on the dates you require below and this will take you to additional information on the venue and prices and our online booking system.

Emergency First Aid - 1 Day

This course is designed for 'nominated' persons or for people who provide support to qualified first aiders. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Syllabus includes: 

  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations

  • Managing an incident

  • The priorities of first aid

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

  • Resuscitation

  • Shock

  • Bleeding

  • Common workplace injuries

First Aid at Work - 3 Day

This course is designed to equip the First Aider with the knowledge and skills to give life support, manage and treat injuries until medical assistance arrives.

Following an assessment, candidates will receive a FIRST AID AT WORK certificate, valid for 3 years

Syllabus to include

  • Care of the unconscious casualty

  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Control of bleeding 

  • Treatment of shock 

  • Recognition of medical conditions 

  • Accident reports and regulations

 Annual Skills Update - 3 hours

This half day course, recommended by HSE, provides the first Aider with an opportunity to practice their first aid during their 3 year qualification period.

This course is intended for all those holding a First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.

This course will reinforce skills currently held and build on existing knowledge/confidence which both rapidly deteriorate without use. Minimum age is 16 for this course. 

Practical course covering how to:

  • Communication and casualty care

  • Managing an incident

  • Looking after yourself and the casualty

  • Adult, child and infant resuscitation

  • Treatment of severe bleeding, chest pain and an unconscious casualty

  • Treatment of choking in adults, children and infants

Dates available  

3 October

6 February

First Aid Requalification - 2 Day

 

This course is designed to refresh the currently qualified First Aider with the necessary knowledge and skills to give life support, manage and treat injuries until medical assistance arrives. Participants must have a current First Aid at Work Certificate in order to do this course, it should not have expired by more than 1 month.

Following an assessment, candidates will be issued with a FIRST AID AT WORK certificate valid for 3 years.

Topics covered are: 

  • Care of the unconscious casualty

  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Control of bleeding

  • Treatment of shock

  • Recognition of medical conditions 

  • Treatment of poisoning

Adult Mental Health First Aid - 2 Day

Our Adult MHFA Two Day course qualifies you as a Mental Health First Aider.

 

This course will provide

  • An in depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing

  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues

  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress

  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening

  • Knowledge to help someone recover their health by guiding them to further support - whether that’s self-help resources, through their employer, the NHS, or a mix

 

What to expect

Learning takes place across four manageable sessions. Through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions, each session is built around a Mental Health First Aid action plan.

We limit numbers to 16 people per course so that the instructor can keep people safe and supported while they learn.  

Everyone who completes the course gets:

  • A manual to refer to whenever you need it

  • A workbook including a helpful toolkit to support your own mental health

  • A certificate of attendance to say you are a Mental Health First Aider

Dates available

19-20 November

27-28 January

25-26 February

29-30 June

Paediatric First Aid - 2 Day

We are a Paediatric First Aid Association approved training centre, which enables us to deliver compulsory training to childcare workers, including nurseries and schools.

Having staff that are trained in paediatric first aid is now a requirement of OFSTED if your organisation provides early years care or crèche facilities. 

The course equips the First Aider with the necessary knowledge and skills to give life support, manage and treat injuries until medical assistance arrives, including the ability to recognise serious childhood illnesses and the administration of prescription medicines.

Course covers: 

  • First aid kit

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

  • Resuscitation

  • Choking

  • Asthma and diabetic emergencies

  • Head injuries

  • Seizures

  • Bleeding

  • Burns

  • Sprains, strains and fractures

  • Childhood conditions

 

Dates available -

please contact us direct if you are interested in this course.

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