First Aid Courses Barnstaple
Affordable First Aid training courses since 1990…
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA) lays down wide-ranging duties and responsibilities on Companies irrespective of size. Employers must protect the ‘health, safety and welfare’ at work of all their employees as far as is reasonably practical, this includes temps casual workers, the self-employed, clients, visitors and the general public. whilst on your premises.
Non compliance of Health and Safety legislation could result in severe fines and/or imprisonment.
What are the duties of a first aider?
The role of a first aider is to provide immediate, lifesaving, emergency care before the arrival of the emergency services. This could include performing procedures such as: Placing an unconscious casualty into the recovery position, performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillation or just reassuring a casualty by talking to them.
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We Have First Aid Courses Available
Ashtree Management Services Ltd provide First Aid Training at your premises for your employees at a date & time to suit your business.
Beginning as as small training provider in the East of England back in 1990, we have now grown to cover England and Wales. We have trainers based in your Devon to deliver First Aid training to your employees at your premises in Barnstaple. Ashtree are recognised as being a small company that delivers a diverse product range across wide range of sectors exceptionally. We started off training Food Safety but quickly expanded to include First Aid training courses over 30 years ago. We have customers that have been with us since the beginning so we must be doing something right.
Ashtree Management Services Ltd have become one of the premier names in delivering comprehensive training courses in a range of subjects from Food Safety, Health & Safety, Health & Social Care, fire safety, manual handling and of course First Aid training for employees, businesses and commercial teams.
Ashtree deliver any First Aid courses in Barnstaple, Devon by expert trainers to your selected employees at your premises at a time suitable to you, dont put it off any longer – contact us.
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First Aid Courses in Barnstaple
A wide range of courses available for companies in Barnstaple and surrounding Devon areas.
IMPORTANT: It is a legal requirement for all businesses to have assessed their First Aid needs and record their findings.
Basic Life Support
We can train this 1/2 day course at your premises for a maximum of 12 delegates. With the regulation changes in March 2015 with the introduction of the Care Certificate, Basic Life Support training has been re-introduced into the 15 standards. This course complies with The UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015.
Emergency First Aid
Our Emergency First Aid (EFA) training course follows exactly the same syllabus as the Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW) but excludes the theory test, its been developed for small organisations who feel they need trained first aid personnel but have no requirement for them to be accredited at this level. If you feel this may be suitable for your organisation as an alternative to our accredited course then we can help you complete the required “needs assessment” to comply with HSE regulations. We can train this 1 day or 1/2 day refresher course at your premises for a maximum of 12 delegates.
First Aid in Social Care
Our 1 day First Aid in Social Care course has been specifically developed for the Social Care sector concentrating on the types of accidents & nature of the most common illnesses found within this demanding sector. This non accredited course for 12 delegates is designed to specifically fulfill the Social Care sectors requirement to assess the first aid needs of the business.
First Aid for Schools
We can train this 1 day course at your School for a maximum of 12 delegates. Our First Aid for Schools course is designed to equip staff dealing with school aged children with the confidence and skills to deal with a first aid incident. It is based on the Ofqual regulated Emergency First Aid at Work course (EFAW) but aimed more to the School environment where specific playground / classroom injuries can occur and using the typical school reporting procedures.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
In line with the Governments initiative AEDs are becoming more widely available, particularly in places where people gather, such as shopping centres, railway stations, airports and large workplaces. This 1 day course is designed for a maximum of 12 delegates who wish to be trained in the use of an AED in their workplace.
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) Level 3
This 1 day accredited course for 12 delegates is designed for low risk environments such as the office, low hazard manufacturing / warehousing, health & social care and small to medium sized organisations. Under the new regulations this course has changed from a Level 2 (QCF) and now becomes Ofqual regulated (RQF) Level 3 accredited.
First Aid at Work (FAW) Level 3
This 3 day First Aid at Work course for 12 delegates covers all aspects of First Aid and meets the requirements of the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The regulations require that “an employer shall provide, or ensure there is provided, such numbers of suitable persons as is adequate and appropriate in the circumstances for rendering first aid to his employees if they become ill or injured at work”. This course has changed from the QCF to the new RQF.
First Aid at Work Refresher Level 3
Our 2 day First Aid at Work Refresher (FAWR) courses for 12 delegates is needed every 3 years to enable First Aiders to continue to hold a full First Aid at Work certificate. The syllabus covers all the details of the full first aid course in brief as well as catching up on any protocol or technique changes that may have occurred within the 3 years. This course has now changed from the QCF to RQF Ofqual listing.
Paediatric First Aid Level 3
Our Paediatric First Aid is a 12 hour (2 day) training course for 12 delegates that is especially designed for carers of young children in any environment. It is specifically designed for school and nursery staff, parents and play leaders. The course meets the requirements of Early Years Foundation Stage 2014 (EYFS) for Ofsted-regulated child-care settings and has now been reclassified from QCF to RQF
Why You’ll Love Our Services
Affordable, dedicated, family run business…
experienced skilled team of trainers and consultants, able to develop individual training programmes whilst maintaining excellent communications
we pride ourselves on developing long-term relationships with all our customers to assist them meet their statutory obligations and corporate goals
established in 1990, our experience means we deliver the most cost effective, industry specific, accredited training
professionally qualified trainers who are experts within their chosen fields, monitored annually to ensure up to date product knowledge
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