Company Compliance & First Aid Training in Yorkshire, the East Midlands & Nationwide

Compliance and First-aid Training Package

Employers Nationwide need to ensure their legal obligation to provide , or ensure that there are provided, such equipment, training and facilities as are adequate and appropriate in the circumstances for enabling first-aid to be rendered to his employees if they are injured or become ill at work.  provision for first-aid. 

As its your duty as an employer to make provision for the first-aid. 


Here at Vitae Services we can off you a ONE-STOP Compliance and First-aid Training Package. This would include the following:- 


Needs Assessment - We can make a comprehensive assessment of first-aid needs appropriate the circumstances (hazards and risks) of your work place. 


First-aid materials, equipment and facilities - When the assessment has been completed we can then advise you on the materials, equipment and facilities needed to make sure the level of cover identified as necessary will be available to employees at all relevant times. This will include ensuring all first-aid equipment, suitably marked and easily accessible, is available in all places where working conditions require it. 


First-aid personnel - Where the first-aid assessment identifies a need for people to be available for rendering first aid, the employer should ensure that they are provided in sufficient numbers and at appropriate locations to enable first aid to be administered without delay should the occasion arise. Where 25 or more people are employed, even in low-hazard environments, at least one such person should be provided. We can deliver the appropriate training and

Information for employees. We can help you with locating the equipment including providing the required signage making staff aware of where the first aid equipment is.

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

In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer emergency first aid. 

The course covers the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and how to recognise signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolemic shock. 

Upon completing this course, learners are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace for a period of three years, after which point they will have to re-take the course. Additionally, it is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually.

Total Qualification Time

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, of which six hours are supervised and guided.

Assessment

Assessment consists of two parts. The first is a practical observation, completed throughout the course of the delivery, which assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills. The second is made up of written and oral questioning, in which learners must provide a short response to set questions, concerning underpinning knowledge of first aid.

What Next?

After successfully completing this qualification, learners may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF)

In line with guidance provided by the Health and Safety Executive, (HSE) the objective of this qualification is to support learners in learning to administer first aid in the workplace.

The course covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider, how to assess an incident, and recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness. It also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness such as chest injuries, spinal injuries, and anaphylaxis. 

Learners who complete this course are fully qualified to act as emergency first aiders in the workplace. It is recommended that learners refresh their knowledge annually, as this qualification lasts for a period of three years, at which point they will have to re-take the course.

Total Qualification Time

This qualification is usually achieved by taking a three-day classroom-based course, of which 18 hours are supervised and guided.

Assessment

The two-part assessment for this qualification comprises a practical observation and a written and oral exam. The first is assesses learners’ ability to demonstrate first aid skills, and is completed throughout the course of the delivery. The second concerns underpinning knowledge of first aid, requires learners to give short responses to set questions.

What Next?

After successfully completing this qualification, learners may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:

Level 3 Award in First Aid Response

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