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Our Emergency First Aid at Work & First Aid at Work courses now include Defibrillator training as standard. AED's (automatic external defibrillators) are very simple to use and can make the difference between life of death.
Check out the location of your nearest Defibrillator here: http://www.heartsafe.org.uk/AED-Locations

Contact us to arrange in house training dates in 2017. School Inset days(for teacher training) are already being booked for the end of this year.  

 

We happily design bespoke first aid courses for your club, group or organisation. All come with a certificate for your CPD.

New Course First person on Scene Experienced  Instructors, contact us for more info.

AoFAQ's Level 3 Award in First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF) qualification is now recognised by the Security Industries Authority (SIA)


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FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW) LEVEL 3 (QCF)

3 days - from £130.00pp

(based on 12 candidates - in house)   

2 day Re-Qualification -  from £99.00

This 3 day course allows loads of time for practical senarios and informative discussion. It is designed for higher risk working environments.

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:  
This Qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with all types of first aid situations in the workplace. The qualification is for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982. However it is also highly relevant for a wide range of first aid situations.

The AoFAQ Level 3 First Aid at Work is a Regulated Qualification which removes the requirements for the Employer to carry out due diligence on the training provider. 

 

For more info on this course, Contact Us

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK LEVEL 2 (QCF)

1 day from £45pp 
(based on 12 candidates - in house)

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:
This Qualification provides learners with skills and knowledge to deal with first aid situations in low risk workplace environments or workplaces with a low number of employees. (See Level 3 First Aid at Work for higher risk or larger number of employees) The qualification is for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The AoFAQ Level Emergency First Aid at Work is a Regulated Qualification which removes the requirements for the Employer to carry out due diligence on the training provider.

Formerly known as Appointed Person First Aid.

 

 

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PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID LEVEL 3 (QCF)

2 day  £105.00 pp
(Ask about in house closed course rates)

Our most popular Paediatric course and a must for anyone working with children. It's not about the certificate it's about gaining real confidence to deal medical emergencies.

"Craig is an engaging trainer, an experienced paramedic who delivered a session to all of us at St Cuthberts Infants last year and we found it not only a good team building session, but it really helped us improve and update our first aid policy and procedures"  Naomi Philp, Headteacher.  

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements: 
The AoFAQ Paediatrics First Aid regulated qualification is specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.  It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

It is suitable for school staff, childcare providers, child minders in schools, nursery schools, pre-schools and staff involved in child minding.

This Level 3 qualification is an extended version of the Emergency Paediatric First Aid.

It is expected that by the end of September 2016 new legislation will make it compulsory for early years providers to have all staff trained in this level 3 qualification.

For more info on this course, Contact Us

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID LEVEL 3 (QCF)

1 day -  £75 pp
(Ask about in house closed course rates)

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:
The AoFAQ Emergency Paediatrics First Aid is a regulated qualification specific to infants aged under 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.  It is ideal for parents and babysitters. 

The AoFAQ Emergency Paediatrics First Aid is a standalone qualification, it also forms Unit 1 of the AoFAQ Paediatrics First Aid qualification. Where Unit 2 is completed within 10 weeks, this qualifications can be converted to the AoFAQ Paediatrics First Aid Qualification. 

Note: The AoFAQ Paediatrics First Aid qualification is suitable for school staff, childcare providers, child minders in schools, nursery schools, pre-schools and staff involved in child minding. It fulfils the requirements of the statutory framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) as issued by the department for Education and Skills Foundation Stage relating to Early Years childcare.

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BESPOKE 3-6 HOUR COURSES

 from £395.00

(based on 20 candidates - in house)

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements: 
It is the responsibilty of the employer to determine what first aid training their staff should receive. In some cases the standard first aid models don't fit with this requirement and a bespoke course designed around your specific needs may be more appropriate.

All course will be designed by a clinical professional and cerftificated for individual CPD portfolios.

Contact us for an informal chat.

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Level 3 Award in The First Person on Scene

4 DAYS £ - CONTACT US

The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in The First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF) qualification has been designed to provide the knowledge and skills to stabilise a patient for up to forty minutes until an ambulance or other pre-hospital care provider arrives. The knowledge and skills taught as part of the course are designed for the first person at the scene to intervene within a scope of practice to utilise life saving interventions to preserve life and prevent deterioration of the patient. 

This qualification is the foundation for AoFAQ’s suite of Pre-Hospital Care qualifications and enables progression up to a Level 4 Diploma. 

Clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care (FPHC) Clinical endorsement of the qualification is by the Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh and the Association of First Aiders. The qualification meets Grade descriptor C of the faculty of pre hospital care, pre hospital emergency medicine skills framework

Suitable For:

  • Community first responders
  • Co responder e.g. police, fire and other emergency services
  • Military
  • First aid trainers
  • Security
  • Close protection
  • Stewards
  • Event medical industry
  • Voluntary sector 
  • Cabin crew

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Level 2 Activity First Aid (QCF)

From £ 99.00 pp

The aim of the qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to manage a casualty in the outdoor and activity based environments who requires emergency care until further assistance from the emergency services can be obtained.


This qualification is aimed at anyone who requires a first aid qualification which covers additional training for working in the outdoor and activity based sectors. 
Examples include:

 

 

 

  • Outdoor instructors e.g. hill walking, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Leaders and Assessors 
  • Cadet force leaders
  • Scout leaders 
  • Guide leaders 
  • Walking leaders 
  • Running leaders, etc.

 

 

This qualification consists of  2 units:

  • First Aid Essentials 
  • Management of Illness and Injury in Activities

 

For more info on this course, Contact Us

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid for Drivers (CPC) Qualification Information

1 Day From £59.00*

*(based on in house course with 12 candidates)

 

Compliance and Regulatory Requirements:

 

This qualification is aimed at anyone who requires a first aid qualification for working in the driving industry.

 

The aim of the course is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to undertake the role of an emergency first aider in the driving and low risk work environment.

 

The syllabus is comprehensive and covers a diverse content recommended for the CPC.
The teaching time is a minimum of 7 hours and the qualification is valid for 3 years. 

 

Note: This qualification can be converted to the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification to meet the requirements of the HSE First Aid Regulations for the workplace.*

 

* Requires a formal assessment plus multi choice question paper.

 

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Course Details:

We only use convenient and comfortable venues.

Prices above based on in-house training with a maximum of 12 candidates per course. *

* All venues must be suitable for training, wheel chair accessible and health and safety compliant.

National contracts always considered please contact Craig for an informal chat.

Client Specific Courses:

Please contact us if you require a course adapted or designed for your specific needs.

Coming soon:

We will be adding more occupational courses very soon please contact us with any queries and we will be happy to keep you informed.