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Highfield First Aid at Work Requalification Training - RQF

Southwark Campus

Mode: Part-time

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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 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.

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

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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.

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.

Advanced entry

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.

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:

  

Thursday

3 October 2019

9.30-16.30

Friday

4 October 2019

9.30-16.30

Course 2:

  

Wednesday

4 March 2020

9.30-16.30

Thursday

5 March 2020

9.30-16.30

Course 3:

  

Thursday

25 June 2020

9.30-16.30

Friday

26 June 2020

9.30-16.30

Home/EU postgraduate students and research students should apply through our dedicated application system.

Full details of how to do this are supplied on our How to apply section for postgraduate students and our How to apply section for research students.

International applicants should use our international application system. Full details can be found on our How to apply section for international students.

See our admissions policy (PDF File 1,043 KB) and complaints policy (PDF File 516 KB).

Considering your application

Your application will be circulated to a number of potential supervisors who will look at your academic qualifications, experience and the research proposal to decide whether your research interest is something that could be supervised at LSBU.

There will also be an interview either by telephone or at the University. If you are successful you will be offered a place on a course and informed of the next enrolment date. The whole process normally takes between six to eight weeks, from receipt of your application to a decision being made about your application at the School.

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.

Prepare to start

We help our students prepare for university even before the semester starts. To find out when you should apply for your LSBU accommodation or student finance read the How to apply tab for this course.

Enrolment

Before you start your course we’ll send you information on what you’ll need to do before you arrive and during your first few days on campus. You can read about the process on our Enrolment pages.

Fees and funding

Courses are £175 per person.

The individual fee for this course is shown above. For more information, including how and when to pay, see our fees and funding section for postgraduate students.

See our Tuition Fees Regulations (PDF File 201 KB) and Refund Policy (PDF File 775 KB).

We have a range of PhD Scholarships available in partnership with businesses and organisations; read notices of PhD studentships.

Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 0207 815 7500

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