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Sunday 9th May, Emergency First Aid at Work course Cambridge

Sunday 9th May, Emergency First Aid at Work course Cambridge

Level 3 (EFAW) HSE Compliant classroom training

Fully booked

£79.95

Level 3 EFAW 1 day for nominated first aider or appointed person in a smaller low risk working environment, as recognised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) 9.30am – 3.30pm

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About this course

This 6 hour Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) is ideal for low risk working environments and will meet most regulatory requirements commonly set by sports governing bodies in the UK as well as the FA.

Visit our which course do I need page for additional information.

This course is also available as a blended delivery with part 1 online and part two as a morning only in the classroom.

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2017 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent changes.

How will distancing rules be followed during a practical classroom delivery?

See also “additional information” tab above. We are responsibly running this public classroom course with strict COVID secure training methods in place. We have worked hard to make sure you feel comfortable and enjoy the course despite social distancing and new non-contact ways to teach.

Whilst physical distancing rules remain in place, our f2f classroom courses are limited to a maximum of 12We have supersized our venues, which have ground floor windows and ample break out space. The venue for this course is not currently used by the public, and we have a QR code for track and trace.

We are now well versed in adapting the training to meet our strict risk assessment. (Masks are to be worn in the kitchen and corridor areas).

Group exercises are completed in separate rooms followed by feedback safely in the main hall.

What to expect and how to prepare for your classroom training.

On arrival, you will be given a debrief. Hand sanitiser, training props, individual manikins, and everything you need for the course is provided. Come with an open mind and burning questions.

Our instructors are experienced in creating and facilitating a non-judgemental and entertaining learning environment. We encourage participants to take away this attitude into their own lives following the training. All learners are made to feel safe and included, and we often see the group bond as a result.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring some photo ID to day 2, as is required in order to validate this award.

You may wish to bring a notebook for any additional notes. Covid-19 secure refreshments are complementary throughout the training, but we do ask you to bring your own favourite mug, and your lunch. There is ample fridge space and Budgens 1-mile, fast food outlets and supermarkets 2.5 miles. We have everything else covered.

We are also fully aware of the anxiety that many students have over coming into a public space. There is a lot to think about which we have already thought about. You are in safe hands.

Anything else? 

Your instructor will send you an e mail a couple of days prior to the classroom training, so that you have their contact details should you be running late, or have additional accessibility requirements.

This course can also be delivered on site at a reduced group fee (subject to our risk assessment)

Occupations

This course is suitable for, but not limited to, the following settings:
• Offices
• Schools, colleges and further education institutions)
• Service industries
• Self employed
• Factories (fewer than 50 or already a fully qualified FAW fist aider)
• Construction and Building (fewer than 50 or already a fully qualified FAW fist aider)
• Distribution
• High risk businesses (alongside fully qualified FAW trained first aiders)
• Agriculture
• Sports including football
• Outdoor Pursuits (If the 2-day outdoor pursuits course is not required)
• Personal Trainers
• Tennis Coaches as per the Lawn Tennis Associations (LTA) Guidance
• Yoga teachers
• Osteopaths and massage therapists
• Hairdressers and beauty therapists


Course topics

• The role and responsibilities of a first aider
• How to plan for and deal with a First Aid Emergency
• Reporting of accidents and incidents
• Knowledge of health and safety regulation
• Recovery position
• DRAB
• Adult resuscitation (CPR)
• Chest pains, heart attack and angina
• Safe Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) use and pad placement adaptions for children
• Allergic reaction
• Anaphylactic shock and how to administer an auto injector. (EpiPen, Jext, Emerade)
• Choking
• Fainting
• Minor and severe bleeding
• Seizures
• Shock
• Spinal injuries


Assessment

Assessment usually takes the form of continuous observation by the trainer and or written assessments.
We do not want you to be daunted by this prospect. It is our job to ensure you understand and retain the knowledge you are being assessed on. This is what we do best.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a certified Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Statement as well as a certificate, handy wallet card, student manual and access to regular refresher videos.
These additional resources ensure your knowledge remains current.
Certificates are posted within 7 working days of the course and are valid for three years.

Regulated Qualifications
This course can also be certified as a ‘Regulated Qualification’. A regulated qualification is not a mandate for compliance with Ofsted or the HSE unless learners require funding, or an industry or trade body specifically states a regulated qualification is required.
The Bridge First Aid offer Regulated and endorsed qualifications through TQUK who are Ofqual registered. The assessment and administration criteria to be undertaken for a regulated certification carries a small extra certification charge of £10 per delegate.

Please visit our course accreditation page to learn more.


Additional information

Accessibility: Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility questions or requirements.

On the day: Important Information 

If you or anyone in your household has any symptoms of the Coronavirus disease, please do not come to the training. Instead, stay at home and follow the advice on the NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.

Call us on 07880 542663 if you need to postpone and we will arrange an alternative classroom date.

We have worked hard to make sure you feel comfortable and enjoy the course despite social distancing and new non-contact ways to teach.

What to expect and how to prepare for your classroom training:

  • On arrival, you will be allocated your own manikins, and given a goodie pack with everything you need for the course.
  • You may wish to bring a notebook for any additional notes.
  • Do wear comfortable clothing as this course has an element of physical/ practical activity.
  • If it is suitable weather and the learners are all in agreement, some of the training may take place outdoors.
  • You will need to bring some Photo ID to the classroom (required for a level 3 qualification).
  • If appropriate, we encourage you could check the status of your current work first aid kit and your accident report forms before the course as it might be useful for comparison. If this is not applicable to your circumstances, please do not worry, we will go through this during the course.

Group bookings

A discount is applied when booking 4 or more seats. 

If you are running late or have any issues on day of the course, please contact your trainer. You will be notified of their name and mobile number by email prior to the training.


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Postcode for Sat Nav CB23 7ZH and directions for you.

Caldecote Village Hall, Furlong Way, Highfields Caldecote, Cambridge CB23 7ZH. As you head up Furlong Way past the hairdressers, you will see two large iron gates on your right, this is the car park entrance. Free parking on site, Refreshments provided.
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