First Aid Training

Do you know how to save a life?

As a member of St John Ambulance NI and fully qualified as Emergency Ambulance Crew, Debi has a wealth of first aid experience and knowledge.

She also holds a Level 3 Award in Education and Training. This means she is able to offer first aid training to you. This training is also certified by The CPD Group and accredited by IPHM.

Workshops will be scheduled on demand, subject to Covid-19 restrictions.

Training is offered in 2 parts. You can take part 1 which is the one day Emergency First Aid course or you can take the full comprehensive course, parts 1 and 2, over 3 days. The choice is yours and if you are unsure then please get in touch with any questions.

Debi Barr

Emergency First Aid – 1 Day Course £60 per person

Next available date – Wednesday 20th October 2021 Bangor

Book here

About the Course
This 1 day class will help you meet statutory requirements if a risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only is sufficient for your workplace.

Course Duration
One day

Who should attend?
This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments. This is ideal for wellness workers such as holistic therapists, yoga teachers, coaches and counsellors.

What you will learn
Basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering:

  • Bleeding – minor
  • Bleeding – severe
  • Burns
  • Seizure
  • Shock
  • Primary survey
  • Resuscitation (Adult)
  • Role of the first aider
  • Choking (Adult)
  • Communication and casualty care

By the end of the day, students will be able to: –

Understand the role of the first aider and provide effective communication and casualty care;
Conduct a scene and primary survey;
Perform basic life support using CPR and AED;
Effectively manage a breathing but unresponsive patient; and
Provide effective first aid for bleeding, burns, seizure, shock and choking.

How is it assessed?
Continuous observation by the trainer and a short multiple choice question paper.

Certification
Successful candidates receive a certificate, valid for three years. Annual refresher training is recommended.

Comprehensive First Aid Course (based on the First Aid at Work HSE Course) – Full 3 Day Course £175

Next available dates – Wed 20th – Fri 22nd October 2021 in Bangor, County Down. Book here.

About the course

This course covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the workplace. The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies in the workplace. Day 1 of this course is the Emergency First Aid course detailed above, then you continue with part 2, over the next 2 days, covering the rest of the syllabus.

Course Duration

Three days (18 hours)

What will you learn?

Role of the first aider
Health & Safety (first aid) regulations
Managing an emergency
Low blood sugar
Communication and casualty care
Poisoning
Asthma
Resuscitation (CPR)
Bleeding
Seizures
Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Severe allergic reaction
Burns and scalds
Shock
Chest pains
Stroke
Choking
Eye injuries
Fainting
Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
Basic defibrillator training (AED)

How is it assessed
It is assessed with continuous observation by the trainer and multiple choice questions

Certification
Successful candidates receive a certificate, valid for three years. It is recommended that annual refresher training takes place. Refresher training is 3 hours where scenarios are presented and you can practice hands on skills to refresh your knowledge.

Review

Comment from a recent student on the 3 day course which took place 19-21 July 2021.

“Absolutely amazing training! So many practical skills and in-depth but clear theory to back it all up!”

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