First Aid Training

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Level 3, 3 Day First Aid at Work (RQF) (Valid 3 Years)

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) 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.

This qualification last for 3 years, but annual BLS is advised.

Subjects 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
Anaphylaxis
Shock
Head and spinal injuries
Chest injuries
Wounds and bleeding
Fractures
Sprains, strains and dislocations
Minor injuries
Burns and scalds
Poisoning
Eye injuries

Level 3, 2 Day First Aid at Work Re Qualification

This qualification is the requal for the 3 Day First Aid at Work Qualification. It is recommended that you do this course in the last six months of your in date certificate.

If your qualification runs out, you will need to do the full 3 Days to regain your qualification. It is still recommended that you do a BLS refresher each year.

During this 2 day course, candidates will have the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques for dealing with emergency situations and managing injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 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. *All requalifying first aiders must have previously completed a First Aid at Work course and have an in date certificate, prior to the course start date.

Please see FAW course for subjects covered.

Level 3, 1 Day Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) (Valid 3 Years)

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed 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.

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

Level 3, 2 Day Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) (Valid 3 Years)

Would you know what to do if a child in your care needed 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.

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!! If you are aiming for Millies Mark www.milliesmark.com all staff must hold Level 3 2 Day Paediatric First Aid.


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.

The roles and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
Assessing an emergency situation
Dealing with an unresponsive
infant or child
Recovery Position
CPR and defibrillation
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

Level 3, 1 Day Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) (Valid 3 Years)

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

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.

The qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal 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.

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 defibrillation
Choking
Minor Injuries
Bites and Stings
Seizures
External Bleeding
Hypovolaemic shock

Level 2, 1/2 Day Award in Basic Life Support (Valid 1 Year)

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.

… Adults and Children (RQF)
is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation. 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 their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

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!

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

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!

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.

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