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HABC - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work - Requalification Read More

HABC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Read More

 

This course is designed to ensure delagates have the skills to take charge and deal with an emergency effectively. The main emphasis is to ensure situations are prevented from becoming worse and maintaining life until help arrives.

HABC - First Aid Annual Refresher Read More

RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement Read More

 

HABC - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work Read More

 

HABC Level 2 National Award in Infection Control Read More

HABC - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work - Requalification

Duration: 2 days

Course overview:

On this two day course, first aiders will renew their skills with up to date procedures and techniques, so that they can continue to deal with a wide range of situations they may come across in the workplace.

Where we deliver courses

Please discuss your requirements with Steve on 07967 104042 or complete the form on the Contact Us page. We will ensure we offer you the flexibility that you require.

 

HABC - Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: 1day including an exam

Course overview

This is a Qualsafe endorsed Emergency First Aid at Work qualification and is suitable when employers have identified a requirement for Emergency First Aiders or an Appointed Person in their first aid risk assessment. It is also a very useful option for anyone requiring basic first aid training outside of the workplace.

Delegates will be continually assessed throughout the course and successful candidates will receive a Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. This certificate is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending another Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work course. Please do not hesitate to ask for a discount when you book a refresher course with us (if you did the original course with us that is).

The training will be fun and informative and will give learners the confidence and vital life saving skills needed to deal with the wide range of situations that could arise in the workplace.

Delegates, as first aiders, will receive a regulated qualification that is recognised industry wide.

Refresher Training

Guidelines state that employers should ensure that all qualified first aiders remain competent to perform their role. Whist this qualification is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a new Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work course, it is highly recommended to complete an annual refresher course.

Topics covered

Topics covered by these qualifications 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.

 

HABC - First Aid Annual Refresher

Duration: 3 hours

This 3 hour course is highly recommended to be carried out every year, This course gives first aiders the opportunity to practice and update their practical first aid skills.

 

RSPH Level 2 Award in Understanding Health Improvement

Duration: 1day including an exam

Course introduction

The government white paper choosing healthy: Making healthy choices easier (2004) identified the need for a new role of NHS health trainer to be established to advise, motivate and support individuals to adopt a healthier lifestyle.

This short RIPH level 2 award has been developed in support of the wider health trainer role identified in the white paper, for which level 3 qualifications are being developed by other bodies.

This award provides an introduction into the fundamentals of health and well being, of barriers to making a change of lifestyle and of how to help people to make changes to improve their health.

Who is the course aimed at?

It is relevant to target groups across a range of community and organisation settings. Organisations with an interest in the health and well being of their workforce and customer/client groups will find this RIPH level 2 awards invaluable.

It provides a way of equipping key staff with basic health advice and methods of support, which they can then use to inform and assist colleagues and/or customers.

The award is mapped to relevant elements of the National Occupational Standards for Health Trainers and is therefore also appropriate as a stand alone stepping stone for those aspiring to become health trainers.

Range of Settings

 

  • Health Sector (hospitals, surgeries)

  • Care Sector (care homes, residential homes)

  • Local Authorities

  • Prisons

  • Leisure and fitness industry

  • Education sector (schools, colleges, universities, youth workers)

  • Retail Sector (Pharmacies, supermarkets, health food shops)

  • Other public services (police, fire, armed forces)

  • Large corporate employers (workforce support and welfare)

Outcomes Summary

The candidates will know and understand:

  • The importance and benefits to public health of promoting health and well being in the work place and community settings including Basic concepts of Health

  • Factors that support health improvement and factors that create barriers including inequalities, communication barriers, and how to overcome these barriers

  • Principles used in health behaviour change and maintenance and how to apply e.g. setting smart goals.

  • The responsibilities associated with handling confidential and sensitive information, including the policies and procedures relating to confidentiality (Broad terms only)

  • Methods that may be used to evaluate a programme to promote healthier lifestyles.

This award provides individuals with the underpinning knowledge and understanding necessary to work effectively in helping people who need support and encouragement to make positive changes in their lives, including how to help them access further assistance (in, for example, identifying barriers to change, and setting goals) towards the objective of adopting and maintaining a healthier lifestyle.

There are no pre- course entry requirements. It is recommended that candidates for this award have good oral communication skills, basic standards of literacy and numeracy.

The course is assessed by a short multiple-choice exam (45 mins).

Holders of this qualification may wish to progress to a level 3 qualification in any of the broad fields of health and social care, education, health improvement, community development or the public services.

 

 

HABC - Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work​

Duration: 3 days including an exam

Delegates will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course, with successful Delegates receiving a Level 3 First Aid at Work certificate. This is valid for a period of 3 years and can be renewed by attending a 2 day Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification course.

Course overview

This three day first aid at work course is for people intending to act as a First Aider at Work. The course is designed to provide the First Aider with the skills necessary to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort of the casualty. It 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.

This course equips Delegates with the vital skills necessary to diagnose and treat injuries or illness. The emphasis on dealing with life threatening situations until professional help arrives.

The courses are fun and memorable. This ensures that delegates leave with the vital life saving skills needed to deal with the wide range of situations that could arise in the workplace.

The delegates, as first aiders will receive a recognised qualification.

Refresher training

Guidelines now state that employers should ensure that all qualified first aiders remain competent to perform their role.  It is recommended that first aiders attend annual refresher training.

 

HABC Level 2 National Award in Infection Control

Duration: 1day including an exam

Course introduction

The control of infection is important in a wide variety of work places including any health care setting, the hospitality industry and anywhere where people are residing and working together.
It is essential that employees are aware of the hazards and controls associated with the spread of infection in their workplace. This is important not only for protecting themselves from infection but also to reduce the risks to those around them.

One of the most high risk environments is healthcare where every year, a significant number of people are made ill and die as a result of healthcare associated infections. Health care providers have a legal and moral obligation to ensure they are not contributing to these statistics.

The most effective way of ensuring that employees are aware of how to control the spread of infection is for them to receive appropriate training in infection control.

Who is the course aimed at?

The Level 2 National Award in Infection Control is aimed at anyone needing to develop the underpinning knowledge of how to control the spread of infection in their workplace or home environment. This includes giving an increased understanding of the causes of infections, the conditions in which they thrive and the ways that they can be spread. It also covers suitable methods of cleaning and waste disposal that help prevent the spread of infection, along with the personal protective equipment they can use for their own safety.

Outcomes Summary

The candidates will know and understand:

  • The candidates will know and understand:

  • The common diseases and the chain of infection

  • Standard infection control procedures

  • How to apply standard infection control procedures.

  • The correct management of spills

  • Know how to manage waste correctly.

  • Understand roles and responsibilities in preventing infection

There are no pre- course entry requirements. It is recommended that candidates for this award have good oral communication skills, basic standards of literacy and numeracy.

This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour.

Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.

Holders of this qualification may wish to progress to : Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection (QCF) Level 2, 3 S/NVQs in Health and Social Care Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care