All our "Open Courses" are held at our very own Training Centre in Ashford.
Courses start at 9.00am and finish at 4.30pm. We ask for an 8.45am arrival.
All courses are accredited, We use Qualsafe Awards (QA) and First Aid Awards (FAA), both of which are Ofqual regulated.
Upon successful completion, students will not only receive the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations, but a wallet card and a wall certificate that is valid for 3 Years.
All courses are continuously assessed by both theory and practical elements.
There are Multiple Choice/Written answer tests during/at the end of each course.
The minimum age for students to participate on most courses is fourteen, however this could be older on some course, please speak to us to confirm.
Individual and group bookings are welcome.
During these courses, you will understand and learn the Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider, how to assess a scene, completing a Primary and Secondary Assessment and how to recognise and manage a casualty having a Heart Attack and/or a Cardiac Arrest.
Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) - One Day
Other learning modules also include: CPR (Adult/Paediatric) plus the safe use of an AED, Recovery Position, Choking (Adult/Paediatric), managing Seizures/Convulsions, Minor Injuries, External Bleeding, Shock and Minor Burns.
Level 3 First Aid at Work (RQF) - Three Day
Other learning modules also include the above, plus: Angina, Stroke, Head/Neck/Back Injuries, Chest/Abdominal Injuries, Fractures. Strains/Sprains/Dislocation, External Bleeding/Injuries, Managing Catastrophic Bleeding, Poisoning, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes and treatment for Temperature Related Illnesses.
Level 3 First Aid at Work Renewal (RQF) - Two Day
This course is for those who need to re-validate their First Aid at Work qualification - you will need to have proof that you have completed the three day course and that this has not yet expired to be accepted on this course.
Course content covered as above.
This course is designed in-line with the current Ofsted/Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for registered childminders and assistants who are required to hold a current and full Paediatric First Aid certificate. Nannies may be required to hold this qualification if funding is being used as payment.
This can also include 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.
During this course you will understand and learn the Roles and Responsibilities of a Paediatric First Aider, how to assess a scene, completing a Primary and Secondary Assessment and how to recognise and manage a Paediatric casualty having a Heart Attack and/or a Cardiac Arrest.
Other learning modules include:
These courses have been developed by Nuco Training Ltd and are 'Ofqual Accredited' courses - the awarding organisation is First Aid Awards (FAA).
As a Nuco Training 'Approved Instructor', Nuco’s First Aid for Mental Health programme has been developed using the latest research and information from some of the world’s largest medical institutions and they ensure all knowledge that is achieved through attendance is up to date.
These courses provide learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of Mental Health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help - we are not teaching our students to 'diagnose' or 'treat' conditions, as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals.
FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health (RQF) - One Day
During this course, you will learn and understand what is First Aid for Mental Health, identifying Mental Health conditions, providing advice and starting a supportive conversation.
Other learning modules include: Stress, Mental Health Conditions, Drugs and Alcohol, creating a First Aid action plan for Mental Health, Mental Health in the workplace, Depression and Anxiety.
FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising for Mental Health (RQF) - Two Day
This two day course will include all of the above content, plus the following learning modules: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Self-Harm, Suicide, Eating Disorders, Personality Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis and Schizophrenia.
Please do not send anyone on this course without fully briefing them on the content that will be covered in these courses - if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to ask us.
These courses will hopefully be rolled out soon. (Last updated: 15/02/20).
They are "Accredited" via First Aid Awards and regulated by Ofqual.
1/2 Day - FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk
1 Day - FAA Level 2 Award in Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk
2 Day - FAA Level 3 Award in Leading the Safeguarding of Children and Adults at Risk
Safeguarding is how we can protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from abuse or neglect by the actions or lack of actions of another person.
In order to safeguard and protect someone from abuse or neglect we need to learn how to identify vulnerable individuals and take necessary steps to stop abuse and neglect.
Everyone has the right to be safe and live without the fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation and this course aims to teach you how to recognise the signs of abuse and neglect and what actions you can take to stop this from happening and occurring again in the future. Abuse, neglect and exploitation can occur anywhere and by anyone, quite often being a person of trust.
This course is designed for everyone, no matter their field, to give them the tools and knowledge to make a difference to a vulnerable person’s life. It will also let the practitioner reporting the abuse know how they can safeguard themselves in everyday work, while seeking help and reporting the incident identified.
Level 3 Award in Outdoors First Aid (RQF) - Two Day
This is a 'Ofqual Regulated' and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a responsibility to provide First Aid in outdoor and activity based environments.
During this course, you will learn how to plan for all outdoor activities, creating an Action Plan and understand the Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider, completing a Primary and Secondary Assessment and how to recognise and manage a casualty having a Angina/Heart Attack and/or a Cardiac Arrest.
Other learning modules also include: CPR (Adult/Paediatric) plus the safe use of an AED, Recovery Position, Choking (Adult/Paediatric), Stroke, Head/Neck/Back Injuries, Chest and Abdominal Injuries, Fractures, Strain/Sprain/Dislocation, Minor/Major Injuries, External Bleeding, Catastrophic Bleeding, Shock, Burns/Scalds, Poisoning, Bites/Stings, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures/Convulsions and treatment for Temperature Related Illnesses.
Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid +F (RQF) - Two Hour
This is an Nationally recognised certified course and meets the Forestry Commissions requirements.
You must have a valid Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (One Day) or a Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Three Day) in-date certificate to do this course.
During this course you will learn and understand the following: