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Our first aid training course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider. Giving both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies. It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.

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Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become a First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 3 days and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

All successful students will be issued with a First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. If no more than one calendar month over this 3 year period, you may qualify to take the course again in two days rather than three. We call this our ‘requalification’ course. You must give a copy of our original certificate to your instructor to qualify.  Please contact One Training Solutions for further information.

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Curriculum:

Unit 1: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace (credit can be given in some cases if already completed recently)

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others.
  • Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid.
  • Complete an accident report form.
  • Identify the first aid equipment that should be available in a workplace.
  • Describe the safe use of first aid equipment.
  • Be able to assess an incident.
  • Conduct a scene survey.
  • Conduct a primary survey of a casualty.
  • Give examples of when to call for help.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally.
  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness.
  • Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing.
  • Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position.
  • Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position.
  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure.
  • Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally.
  • Recognise the need to commence Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Demonstrate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin.
  • Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking.
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a
  • Partially blocked airway
  • Completely blocked airway
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding.
  • Identify the types of external bleeding.
  • Control external bleeding.
  •  Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock.
  • Recognise shock.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock.
  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey.
  • Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history.
  • Conduct a head to toe survey.
  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints.
  • Recognise suspected; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains
  • Administer first aid for; Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and strains
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries.
  • Recognise suspected; Concussion, Skull fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury
  • Administer first aid for suspected; Concussion, Skull Fracture, Cerebral compression, Spinal injury
  • 4 Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries.
  • 4.1 Recognise the different types of chest injury.
  • Administer first aid for a chest injury.
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds.
  • Recognise the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds.
  • Administer first aid for burns involving; Dry heat, Wet heat, Electricity and Chemicals
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with an eye injury.
  • Give examples of common eye injuries.
  • Administer first aid for eye injuries involving; Dust, Chemicals and Embedded objects
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning.
  •  Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body.
  • Administer immediate first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning.
  • Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning.
  • Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with anaphylaxis.
  • Identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
  • Recognise anaphylaxis.
  • Administer immediate first aid for a casualty suffering from anaphylaxis.
  • Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
  • Recognise major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes
  • Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from major illnesses including; Heart Attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma and Diabetes

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

This accredited qualification is ideal for those already working or preparing to work within industry wishing to become an Emergency First Aider in the workplace for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (NI) 1982.

The recommended course duration is 1 day and topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral and/or written questioning and practical demonstration.

The minimum contact hours for this qualification, excluding breaks should be for a minimum period of 6 hours over 1 day.

All successful students will be issued with a Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their achievement. The HSE dictate, that to be valid in the workplace, learners must retake the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification before the expiry of 3 years from the date that the original qualification was achieved. The HSE state that the full Emergency First Aid at Work qualification must be taken again to be valid in the workplace. Please contact One Training Solutions for further information.

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Curriculum:

Learning Outcomes for the HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Identify the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Describe how to complete an incident report form
  •  Identify the first aid equipment available and describe how it can be used safely
  • Know how to assess an incident
  • Describe how to conduct a scene survey
  • Describe how to make a primary survey of a casualty
  • Identify when and how to call for help
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
  •  Demonstrate how to assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Demonstrate how to open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
  • Demonstrate how to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position that maintains an open airway and explain why it is important
  • Describe how to treat a casualty who is in seizure
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
  • Demonstrate how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation using a manikin
  • Recognise and assist a casualty who is choking
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a partially and completely blocked airway obstruction
  • Demonstrate how to treat a casualty who is choking
  • Manage a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  •  Demonstrate how to control severe external bleeding
  • Manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Describe signs and symptoms of shock
  • Demonstrate how to manage a casualty who is in shock
  • Understand how to manage a casualty with a minor injury
  • Describe how to manage a casualty with:
    • Small cuts, grazes and bruises
    • Minor burns and scalds
    • Small splinters

Introductory First Aid and AED Use

Introductory First Aid and AED Use

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in AED use. Learning AED skills is becoming more important with the increase in the numbers of units in the community and workplace. They are easy to use with a little training and make a real difference in the chance of survival to someone in cardiac arrest. If you have already completed any other first aid course, you will understand the importance of prompt use of an AED making this an ideal next course to take to develop your skills. To renew, complete the same course again.

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Curriculum:

  • Refreshing BLS skills
    • Calling the EMS
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCD’s
    • Initial Assessment
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult, Child CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression Only CPR
    • Bag Valve Mask (optional)
  • AED Use
    • AED Intro
    • AED Demo
    • AED Setup
    • Child AED
    • Training AED Units
    • Live AED units and the different types
    • AED Maintenance
    • AED Pads
    • AED Batteries
    • AED Locations

Pets First Aid & CPR for Dogs and Cats

Pets First Aid & CPR  for Dogs and Cats

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in first aid for pets. It is ideal for Pet owners or Pet professionals. It covers the main first aid subjects for Dogs and Cats. Understanding basic first aid for your pet will give you the skills to assist them and prevent them from getting worse before professional help is given by your vet. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

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Curriculum:

  • Introduction
    • The vet and your role in first aid
    • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
    • Car Accidents
    • Pet proofing your home
    • How pets show pain
    • Checking your pet’s health
  • Pet Accidents and First Aid
    • Cat Accidents
    • Breathing and respiratory problems including choking
    • Dog and Cats CPR
    • Drowning
    • Shock
    • Broken Bones
    • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
  • Tending to your pet
    • Controlling Bleeding
    • Dressings and Bandages
    • Paw Problems
    • Ears, Eyes, and Mouth
    • Bandaging the Ear
    • Bandaging the Tail
    • Illnesses
    • Poisoning, Bites, and Stings
    • Burns and temperature related problems
    • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Different types and sizes of animals
    • The older dog
    • Cats
    • Small dog care
    • Puppies
  • Summary of Pet First Aid
    • Pet First Aid Kits
    • Summary