This course is strongly recommended by the HSE to all first aiders holding a valid first aid at work or emergency first aid course accreditation.
These YMCA 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 emergency.
Courses are delivered by our experienced tutors, who are practical and hands-on in their approach. Training will take pace in LSBU Active's Academy of Sport, which has recently undergone £1 million of investment.
YMCA is one of the UK's leading awarding bodies in fitness, health and well-being, 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:
assessing the situation in an emergency
administer first aid to a casualty who:
is unconscious (including seizures)
requires cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
is wounded or bleeding
is in shock
HSE accident reporting
first aid kits and avoiding cross infection.
It is recommended you complete this refresher annually.
You must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.
You must have a valid first aid at work 1 day, first aid at work 3 day or first aid at work requalification certificate to complete this course.
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Missing English and Maths qualifications?
If you do not have the required English and Maths qualifications needed to satisfy the entry requirements for this programme, we have courses available at our partner College that you can take to upskill in these areas. Find out more at South Bank College.
If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.
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.
21 October 2019
14 February 2020
4 June 2020
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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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