Our range of First Aid courses can be delivered from our modern, spacious and fully equipped training centre, at your premises or at an alternative nationwide location to suit your needs. To book or find out more details please email enquiries@besafe-training.co.uk or call 0191 499 0024.

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day course)

This course is ideal for people who work in low risk working environments. It will equip individuals with emergency first aid skills. Participants will gain all the background knowledge you will need to take charge in a first aid emergency in the workplace.

Once you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • •    Understand the role of a First Aider
  • •    Provide First Aid to an individual who is unconscious
  • •    Administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • •    Perform a top to toe survey and place the casualty in the Recovery Position
  • •    Treat for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • •    Identify when somebody is suffering from a heart attack or an angina attack
  • •    Treat somebody who is choking

There is no final assessment on this course. Your trainer will provide an on-going assessment for each participant. A certificate approved by the FAIB (First Aid Industry Body) – which complies with the HSE’s First Aid training policy – will be issued on successful completion of the course. The certificate is valid for three years from the date of the training. An appropriate First Aid training manual will be issued.

First Aid at Work (three day course)

This course is ideal for people who work in higher risk working environments, or for those who would like to learn about a wider range of first aid emergencies.  This course suits those who work in more hazardous work environments. The course provides practical role play and demonstrations to build the individual’s confidence and knowledge when faced with a first aid emergency.

Once you have completed this course you will be able to:

  • •    Understand the role of a First Aider
  • •    Decide what you need in your First Aid Kit
  • •    Assess the area / situation in order to act safely and effectively in an emergency.
  • •    Provide First Aid to an individual who is unconscious (Breathing and Non-Breathing)
  • •    Administer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • •    Perform a top to toe survey and place the casualty in the recovery position
  • •    Treat for bleeding, burns, fractures
  • •    Identify when somebody is suffering from a Heart Attack / Angina Attack or Stroke
  • •    Treat somebody who is choking
  • •    Provide First Aid for chest, spinal, and head injuries
  • •    Recognise signs and symptoms and be able to Treat an Anaphylactic Shock
  • •    Provide effective First Aid for Diabetes and Epilepsy
  • •    Understand and treat for different temperature issues
  • •    Understand and treat Asthma and Hyperventilation
  • •    Identify and treat Soft Tissue Injuries, Nosebleeds and Eye Injuries
  • •    Provide First Aid for Poisoning, Bites & Stings
  • •    Understand and identify other common workplace injuries / illnesses

A practical assessment will take place on the final day of the course, which will include CPR, Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty, and Incident Management. A certificate approved by the F.A.I.B. (First Aid Industry Body) – which complies with the HSE’s First Aid training policy – will be issued on successful completion of the course. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of the training. An appropriate First Aid training manual will also be issued.

First Aid at Work Requalification (two day course).

This course is designed to refresh all the First Aid skills you gained on the 3 day First Aid at Work course.  This training includes theory and practical elements which are aimed to refresh your knowledge and skills.

A practical assessment will take place on the final day of the course, which will include CPR, Dealing with an Unconscious Casualty, and Incident Management.

To qualify for this course, your existing First Aid at Work certificate must be either in date, or no more than one month over expiry date. If you go over this extra month, then you must complete another initial 3 day First Aid at Work course.

Paediatric First Aid

This Paediatric course is designed for people who care for babies and children in any setting.  This could be a Nanny, Child-minder, Nursery worker, Pre-school worker, Teacher, or simply a parent or grandparent wanting to gain the skills needed to be prepared in any first aid situation.

The course meets Ofsted requirements for registered childminders and can be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.

The course will help you to deal with accidents and emergencies involving babies and young children (up to the age of 8 years), through theory sessions, demonstrations and role play. On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • •    Put together a first aid kit which meets your workplace requirements
  • •    Deal with a range of accidents
  • •    Administer First Aid to an unconscious baby or child (Breathing and Non-Breathing)
  • •    Provide effective CPR
  • •    Deal with a choking baby and child
  • •    Administer First Aid for Shock
  • •    Deal with a child who suffers from Anaphylaxis
  • •    Provide First Aid for bleeding and wounds, head injuries, burns and scalds
  • •    Recognise sickness and fever
  • •    Administer First Aid for fractures, sprains and strains
  • •    Provide First Aid for head, chest and spinal injuries
  • •    Deal with Asthma, Hyperventilation, Diabetic Emergencies and Febrile Convulsions
  • •    Recognise poisoning, bites and stings
  • •    Recognise early signs of childhood illnesses, including Meningitis, Measles and Croup
  • •    Deal with many other common childhood Illnesses and Injuries

There is no final assessment on this course. The trainer will provide an on-going assessment for each participant.

A FAIB approved Paediatric First Aid certificate will be issued on successful completion of the course. The certificate is valid for three years from the date of the training. An appropriate First Aid training manual will also be issued.

Please note: This course will not qualify a person to act as a ‘First Aider’ for the purposes of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.