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First-2-Aid-U-Training Ltd offer a full range of First Aid Training in Glasgow, Lanarkshire and the north of England including Staff development activity sessions that help motivate performance.

Basic Courses are generally covered over 6 to 8 hours of training and can be tailored to support the working environment of our customers.

We feel that this is important in training as it gives a realistic connection to both the trainer and trainee and enhances the safety measures of the work place.

First Aid Training

Here at First-2-Aid-U,  we have an extensive range of First Aid training available in Glasgow and throughout the UK, and can also provide on-site training in the following topics:

First Aid and AED Awareness 3 Day Full Course

SCQF Statutory 3 Day First Aid Training Course

The Statutory 3 Day First Aid Course provides the comprehensive set of practical skills needed to become a confident first aider at work, giving you both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.

First Aid and AED Awareness in Remote Areas and Forest - Full 3 Day Course

SCQF Statutory 3 Day First Aid Training Course - Forestry

Working with the principle of matching skills to your possible accidents/illnesses. Those working in core operations will require training within a forestry context (ie sites remote from medical aid and where limited help will be available) including special hazards (e.g. severe chainsaw cuts, crush injuries, hypothermia, Lyme disease). Core operations including; harvesting, civil engineering, mechanised ground preparation, planting, fencing, pesticides application, forest nursery activities, or similar. This training is referred to in this guidance as EFAW-F or FAW-F. The term “-F” may not be widely recognised. It includes any lone workers or site supervisors.

Emergency First Aid and AED Awareness in the Workplace

Unit 1 Title:     Emergency First Aid in the Workplace – Unit Code UB74 04

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)

Qualification title: Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 5 – Code R270 04

Emergency First Aid and AED Awareness in Remote Areas and Forest

Unit 1 Title:     Emergency First Aid in the Workplace – Unit Code UB74 04

SCQF Level 5 Award (Scotland)

Qualification title: Award in Emergency First Aid at Work at SCQF Level 5 – Code R270 04

Catastrophic Injury Management

Unit Title:      Catastrophic Bleed and Airway Management Professional Development Training

1 day workshop

 

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    This is an excellent workshop to equip trainers with the necessary skills to teach and assess their own students in Catastrophic Bleeding and Airway Management.

    It will advise on the inherent dangers associated with the use of Tourniquets and Haemostatic Dressings and various types of Airways, whilst administering first aid in a high risk environment for the purpose of saving life.It has been developed to meet the requirements of industries that consider themselves to be at high risk following a suitable and sufficient risk assessment. This workshop will equip the trainer with the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise on how to apply a Tourniquet and Haemostatic dressings and how to manage an Airway in the event of an emergency.

    The Workshop also includes a session on Defibrillator training, which will have to be included in the Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work and the Level 3 First Aid at Work courses from December 2016.

     

    Syllabus

    The course is made up of theoretical sessions delivered by the Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme.

     

    A range of subjects are covered including:

     

    Session 1 – Catastrophic Bleed

    • Changes to the guidelines

    • Catastrophic external bleeding, control measures and equipment

    • Recognising a catastrophic external bleed

    • Catastrophic external bleed control measures

    • Casualty after care

    • Dangers of the incorrect use of tourniquets and haemostatic products

     

    Session 2 – Airway Management

    • Recap on the respiratory system

    • Airway obstruction

    • Aspirate: immediate dangers associated with suction

    • Priorities of the airway ladder

    • Airway management

    • CPD closure and assessment

     

    Session 3 – Defibrillation Awareness

    • Introduction to the Automated External Defibrillator

    • Functions of an AED

    • How to use an AED on a casualty who has no normal signs of breathing

     

    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all learners must be a minimum of 14 years of age.

     

    This course is ideal for First Aid Instructors who can migrate the course certificate that can be issued to their training provider.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation Skills

Unit Title:     Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation Skills

SCQF Level 5   Award (Scotland)

Qualification Title:  Award in C P R & Automated External Defibrillation at SCQF Level 5   Code R149 04

 

Unit Title:     Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation

QCF Level 2 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)

Qualification Title:  FAA Level 2 in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (QCF) Code 600/1852/5

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

Unit 1 Title:     Emergency Paediatric First Aid

SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland) (Full qualification requires Unit 1 & 2)

Qualification Title:  Award in Paediatric First Aid at SCQF Level 6   Code R409 04

 

Unit 2 Title:     Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies

SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland) (Full qualification requires Unit 1 & 2)

Qualification Title:  Award in Paediatric First Aid at SCQF Level 6   Code R409 04

Discounted for 6 or more delegates

Unit 1

Unit 1 & 2

First Response Emergency Care

Unit 1 Title:     First Response Emergency Care

(Full qualification requires Unit 1, 2 & 3)

Qualification Title:  QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)

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    UNIT 1

     

    1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care

    1.1  Summarise role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care

    1.2  Apply methods to minimise the risk of infection to self and others

    1.3  Identify need for establishing consent to provide first response emergency care

    1.4  Identify first response emergency care equipment

    1.5  Demonstrate safe use of first response emergency care equipment

    1.6  Use an appropriate method to record an incident

    1.7  Identify patient specific medical documents

     

    2. Be able to assess an incident

    2.1  Perform a dynamic scene risk assessment

    2.2  Demonstrate initial management of a scene

    2.3  Give examples of when and how to call for help

     

    3. Be able to assess a patient

    3.1 Perform a primary survey

    3.2  Assess a patient’s level of consciousness

    3.3  Perform a secondary survey

     

    4. Be able to assess a patient’s airway

    4.1  Identify airway anatomy

    4.2  Implement stepwise airway management methodologies

    4.3  Demonstrate dynamic airway assessment

     

    5. Be able to manage a patient’s airway

    5.1  Explain need to clear the airway

    5.2  Demonstrate how to clear the airway using:

    • Postural drainage

    • Manual techniques

    • Recovery position

    • Suctioning equipment

    5.3  Demonstrate how to select and insert an:

    • Oropharyngeal airway adjunct

    • Nasopharyngeal airway adjunct

    5.4  Demonstrate removal of an:

    • Oropharyngeal airway adjunct

    • Nasopharyngeal airway adjunct

    5.5  Differentiate between a patient with a partially blocked airway and a completely blocked airway

    5.6  Demonstrate how to manage a patient with a:

    • Partially blocked airway

    • Completely blocked airway

     

    6. Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is not breathing normally

    6.1 Demonstrate how to open patient’s airway and check for breathing

    6.2 Justify when to commence cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    6.3 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation for an adult on a manikin

    6.4 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a child on a manikin

    6.5 Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation for an infant on a manikin

    6.6 Perform a patient handover

    6.7 Explain modifications required during cardiac arrest for:

    • Third trimester pregnancy

    • Neck stoma

    6.8 Clarify when resuscitation should not be attempted

     

    7. Be able to use appropriate equipment during a resuscitation attempt

    7.1 Justify when to use an automated external defibrillator

    7.2 Demonstrate effective use of an automated external defibrillator

    7.3 Summarise safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator

    7.4 Identify shockable and non-shockable ECG rhythms

    7.5 Demonstrate use of:

    • Bag valve mask device (BVM)

    • Pocket mask

    • Oxygen connected to BVM or pocket mask

    7.6 Explain modifications for child defibrillation

     

    8. Be able to administer emergency oxygen

    8.1 Identify indications for emergency oxygen therapy

    8.2 Identify health and safety principles for the use of oxygen

    8.3 Demonstrate how to administer emergency oxygen using a non-re-breather mask

     

    9. Be able to assess a patient’s airway

    9.1  Identify airway anatomy

    9.2  Implement stepwise airway management methodologies

    9.3  Demonstrate dynamic airway assessment

Unit 2 Title:     First Response Emergency Care of Trauma

(Full qualification requires Unit 1, 2 & 3)

Qualification Title:  QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)

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    UNIT 2

     

    1. Be able to manage catastrophic bleeding

    1.1  Recognise catastrophic bleeding

    1.2  Demonstrate management of catastrophic bleeding using:

    • Direct pressure

    • Indirect pressure

    • Tourniquets

    • Haemostatic agents

    2. Be able to manage a patient who is in shock

    2.1  Summarise recognition features of shock

    2.2  Demonstrate management of a patient who is in shock

     

    3. Be able to manage a patient who is bleeding

    3.1  Identify the major components of the circulatory system

    3.2  Differentiate between types of bleeding

    3.3  Apply methods to treat external bleeding

    3.4  Explain recognition features of internal bleeding

     

    4. Know how to manage a patient with burns or scalds

    4.1  Classify the severity of burns and scalds

    4.2  Explain methods to treat burns and scalds involving:

    • Dry heat

    • Wet heat

    • Electricity

    • Chemicals

     

    5. Know how to manage a patient with minor injuries

    5.1  Describe the management of:

    • Small cuts

    • Grazes

    • Bruises

    • Splinters

     

    6. Know how to manage a patient with sudden poisoning

    6.1  Identify routes that poisons can take to enter the body

    6.2  Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

    6.3  Recognise effects of intoxicating substances

    6.4  Summarise management of a patient affected by:

    • Sudden poisoning

    • Intoxicating substances

     

    7. Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with head and spinal injuries

    7.1 Recognise suspected:

    • Concussion

    • Skull fracture

    • Cerebral compression

    • Spinal injury

    7.2 Demonstrate how to provide emergency care for suspected:

    • Concussion

    • Skull fracture

    • Cerebral compression

    • Spinal injury

    7.3 Demonstrate how to remove a safety helmet from a patient

    7.4 Demonstrate how to correctly size a:

    • Cervical collar

    • Pelvic splint

    7.5 Demonstrate how to apply a:

    • Cervical collar

    • Pelvic splint

     

    8. Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

    8.1  Recognise suspected:

    • Fractures

    • Dislocations

    • Sprains and strains

    8.2  Demonstrate how to provide emergency care for suspected:

    • Fractures

    • Dislocations

    • Sprains and strains

     

    9. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who has been bitten or stung

    9.1 Identify severity of bites and stings

    9.2 Explain how to manage bites and stings

     

    10. Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child with minor injuries

    10.1 Explain how to administer first aid for:

    • Small cuts

    • Grazes

    • Bumps and bruises

    • Small splinters

    • Nose bleeds

     

    11. Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies

    11.1 Identify what information needs to be recorded for illnesses, injuries and emergencies

    11.2 Describe how to record the information for illnesses, injuries and emergencies

    11.3 Explain confidentiality procedures for recording, storing and sharing information

Unit 3 Title:     First Response Emergency Care of Medical Conditions

(Full qualification requires Unit 1, 2 & 3)

Qualification Title:  QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (QCF)

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    UNIT 3

     

    1.  Understand how to identify a patient with breathing difficulties

    1.1  Identify major components of the respiratory system

    1.2  Explain recognition features of hypoxia

    1.3  Explain recognition features of asthma

    1.4  Explain recognition features of hyperventilation

    1.5  Explain recognition features of a chest injury

    1.6  Explain recognition features of positional asphyxia

     

    2. Understand how to manage a patient with breathing difficulties

    2.1  Explain how to manage a patient with acute asthma

    2.2  Assemble spacer device with reliever inhaler

    2.3  Summarise how to manage a patient who is hyperventilating

    2.4  Summarise the management of an open chest injury

    2.5  Manage a positional asphyxiated patient

     

    3. Know how to manage a patient with anaphylaxis

    3.1  Identify common triggers of anaphylaxis

    3.2  Identify life-threatening features of anaphylaxis

    3.3  Distinguish between allergic reaction and anaphylaxis

    3.4  Demonstrate management of a patient with anaphylaxis

    3.5  Demonstrate safe use of an adrenaline auto-injector

     

    4. Know how to manage a patient with suspected major illness

    4.1  Summarise recognition features of major illnesses including:

    • Heart Attack

    • Angina

    • Stroke

    • Diabetes

    • Meningitis

    4.2  Explain how to manage major illnesses including:

    • Heart Attack

    • Angina

    • Stroke

    • Diabetes

    • Meningitis

     

    5. Know how to manage a patient who is in seizure

    5.1  Recognise seizures including:

    • Partial seizure

    • Generalised seizure

    5.2 Explain how to manage a patient in seizure

     

    6. Understand how to provide emergency care for the effects of environmental exposure

    6.1  Recognise suspected:

    • Hypothermia

    • Hyperthermia

    • Sun stroke

    • Dehydration

    • Exhaustion

    • Food poisoning

    6.2  Identify how to provide emergency care for suspected:

    • Hypothermia

    • Hyperthermia

    • Sun stroke

    • Dehydration

    • Exhaustion

    • Food poisoning

This is a non-regulated qualification and attendance is all that is required

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