First Aid
First Aid

1 Prospect Cottage
St Ann's Chapel
PL18 9HH
01822 833317

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I wanted to say thank you very much for the training last week.

I really enjoyed it and have only heard good comments about the training - including people saying that for the first time they felt inspired to do the FAW training! The day was really interesting and your enthusiasm and passion for what you are teaching was evident and made for a great day's training. RS


Qualsafe Level3 award in
Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)
Qualsafe Level 3 award in
First Aid at Work (3 day)
Level 3 award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) (EFAW)

This course is suitable for workplaces classed as lower-risk, and those with fewer than 100 employees. It is also ideal for clubs and individuals who want to make a difference. It is one of only two courses now approved by the Health and Safety Executive. The afternoon part of the course covers training for the First Aid appointed person should your risk assessment indicate that a fully qualified first aider is not required.

  • One day course
  • Assessed through practical work and 20 multiple choice questions
  • RQF accredited



Level 3 award in First Aid at Work (FAW)

This course replaces the HSE approved 3 day FAW course due to be withdrawn in October. See update

Assessment is carried out on an ongoing basis avoiding the need for formal practical assessment on the final day.

The course is designed for employers of more than 50 staff, high risk industries and organisations involved with horse riding, contact sports and similar activities.

  • Three day course
  • Practical assessment and multiple choice question paper
  • QCF accredited



Paediatric First Aid AED defibrillation

Complies with new September 1014 regulations

Follows the Ofsted approved syllabus as required by pre-school and similar establishments.

  • Two day course
  • Practical assessment only
  • House certificate awarded immediately after completion
  • Local Authority approved Paediatric First Aid training provider



CPR alone will not normally revive a casualty and with the growing number of Public Automatic External Defibrillators available, being trained to use one can be a real life saver.

  • Half day course
  • Practical assessment only
  • Defibrillation Handbook
  • House certificate


Paediatric First Aid
Level 2 award in Activity First Aid

The qualification is designed for people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and
community activities, to provide First Aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking
activities, such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing, etc.

This two day course is regulated by Ofqual credit value 2

Practical Assessment is by observation throughout the course in 5 key areas

Theory assessment through two multiple choice question papers

Through the completion of a third multiple choice question paper candidates may have the opportunity to also be awarded an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate.



Outdoor Instructor Pro course (18 hours 3 integrated qualifications)

For those who take their first aid training seriously and find trying to cram 16 hours of training into 2 days is all a bit too much, we offer the Pro course that is delivered over three days and better prepares candidates to deal with an emergency. 3 six hours days gives the candidate more time absorb the information and practice their skills.


The Pro course gives more than just the basics combining 3 qualifications into one course.



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Appointed Person First Aid Basic Life Support (BSL)

The HSE guidance suggests that for low hazard work places, such as offices, shops, libraries who employ less than 25 people, as a minimum there should be at least one appointed person. An appointed person takes controls of situation but does not administer first aid. By attending the first part of an Emergency First Aid at Work course the candidate will be trained in the role of Appointed Person. More::

This short 3 hour hands on course aims to give anyone the confidence and skills to deal with an unconscious casualty who is not breathing.

With the proper treatment a casualty who suffers a cardiac arrest can have a 90% chance of survival if given the appropriate treatment within the first minute of the arrest.

If treatment is not complete within 10 minutes of the arrest the chance of survival can fall to 2%.

  • Half day course

  • Practical assessment only

  • Comprehensive Handbook

  • House certificate

First Aid for the Dental Team

We offer annual CPR and other first aid training suitable for dental nurses and other members of the dental team. These are delivered at your practice. Courses can be easily modified to best suit individual practices.


First Aid in Schools

We believe that first aid should be taught in schools:


Your first aid kit DOES NOT have to comply with British Standards see HSE website


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