Kimberley Leisure Centre is closed to the public, but still delivering COVID-secure workplace training during this lockdown. As training cannot be completed from home, the government guidelines allow for employees to leave home for specific work purposes, including maintaining their first aid qualifications. We have conducted a risk assessment for the venue and put the following aspects into place:
- Enrolments have been reduced from 12 to 6 people per course.
- The training room is ventilated with windows open. It is advisable to bring additional layers to stay warm.
- Individual hand sanitiser is available for each candidate. Regular hand-washing encouraged after each practical session.
- Face coverings are compulsory (please bring your own).
- Gloves are provided for the practical sessions.
- Rigorous cleaning protocols in place for manikins.
£229 per person – 3 Day course (Minimum of 18 hours)
RQF Level 3 Award
Qualification title: FAA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) Code: 603/2081/3
Unit 1 title: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit code: Y/615/8504
Unit 2 title: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace Unit code: M/615/8508
SCQF Level 6 Award
Qualification title: Award in First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 6 Code: R528 04
Unit 1 title: Emergency First Aid in the Workplace Unit code: UL20 04
Unit 2 title: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace Unit code: UL21 04
It is a requirement of Health & Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid needs highlights the need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification (level 6 in Scotland) will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.
This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
A minimum of 18 hours spread over three days.
A range of subjects are covered including:
- Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
- Resuscitation and AED awareness
- Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
- Assessment of the situation
- Control of bleeding
- Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
- Fractures and spinal injuries
- Heart attacks
- Head injuries
- Eye injuries
- Chest injuries
- Sprains and strains
Practical assessment is on-going by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment for unit 2. A three year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.
A maximum of 6 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.
A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role.
What to bring on the day
Participants are required to wear comfortable clothing allowing practical tasks to be carried out. Participants are also advised to bring a packed lunch with them on the day. Teas and coffee with be provided alongside drinking water.
It is ESSENTIAL to bring a form of photo identification with you on the first day of the course.
All delegates must wear face coverings inside the centre at all times including those with a medical exemption.
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Please note some modules may remind participants of past events or involve images of injuries. Your course tutor will advise you before any images appear, please speak with the tutor prior to the course should you have concerns.