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Highfield First Aid at Work Requalification Training - RQF

Overview

These Highfields accredited first aid courses are designed to give you the skills, knowledge and competence required to administer emergency first aid in the workplace. This includes being able to assess, diagnose and treat casualties before the arrival of medical staff in the event of an emergeny.

Courses are delivered by our experienced tutors, who are practical and hands-on in their approach. Training will take pace in our Academy of Sport, which has recently undergone £1 million of investment.

First aid

Highfields is one of the UK's leading awarding bodies in compliance qualifications, so these courses are ideal if you work in a fitness or health related industry.

First Aid training should be risk-specific so please contact us if you would like to discuss a training package based on your specific requirements.

Course content includes:

In addition to the topics covered on an emergency first aid at work course, on completion of training, you will be able to:

a) administer first aid to a casualty with:

  • injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
  • chest injuries
  • eye injuries
  • sudden poisoning
  • anaphylactic shock

b) recognise the presence of major illnesses and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes).

Qualification

First aid at work certificate; valid for three years. For best practice we support the HSE recommendation to complete an annual update of your first aid skills.

Accreditations

Modules

Employability

Employability Service

We are University of the Year for Graduate Employment for the second year in a row - The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, 2019.

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • An online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

Placements

Facilities

Teaching and learning

Entry requirements

Our courses are renowned for providing a quality learning experience offering hands-on practical training skills that leave first aiders feeling confident to use their skills in a real life situation. It is therefore important that participants are physically able to perform the relevant actions and techniques included in the HSE syllabus.

How to apply

To book your place on the course, download and complete the booking form and return by email to coachingcourses@lsbu.ac.uk.

Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis, your place will only be confirmed on receipt of full payment and completion of the application form.

Once you have returned the booking form, you can pay by card at our online store or come into the LSBU Sports Centre to pay in person.

You must send a copy of your valid First Aid certificate to coachingcourses@lsbu.ac.uk.

Course 1:

  

Wednesday

30 January 2019

9.30-16.30

Thursday

31 January 2019

9.30-16.30

Course 2:

  

Thursday

2 May 2019

9.30-16.30

Friday

3 May 2019

9.30-16.30

Course 3:

  

Wednesday

24 July 2019

9.30-16.30

Thursday

25 July 2019

9.30-16.30

Fees and funding

Courses are £175 per person.

Case studies

Select a case study and read about practical project work, students' placement experiences, research projects, alumni career achievements and what it’s really like to study here from the student perspective.

Prepare to start

All participants will be given details about the course prior to attending, including; the time, location and course structure of the day.

 
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Tel: 0800 923 8888

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