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First Aid and Lifeguard Courses 2015

Based in Newquay, Cornwall, The Training Centre offers a wide range of courses in emergency rescue and first aid care. We operate most of our courses at our base on Lusty Glaze Beach in Newquay but we do also regularly conduct courses at external sites and business premises throughout the South West and beyond. In fact, we can organise first aid or rescue training courses anywhere in the UK!

Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work with Sports First Aid (QCF)

Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF) and First Aid at Work Re-qualification courses (QCF)

National Beach Lifeguard Qualification and Requalification courses (RLSS)

Specialist subjects & bespoke courses

Medical cover, safety cover and event safety consultation service

 Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

 The 1-day OFQUAL-recognised Emergency First Aid at Work course teaches the basics of first aid assessment and treatment in the workplace so that casualties can be looked after safely until professional emergency care arrives.

 What will I be doing on the course?

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
• understand the role of the first-aider including reference to:
   - the importance of preventing cross infection
   - the need for recording incidents and actions
   - use of available equipment
• assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and
• effectively in an emergency
• administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
• administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
• administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
• administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
• provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

 Price: £66 (inc vat)

 Qualification valid: 3 years

Course dates 2015

 Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work with Sports First Aid (QCF)

 In addition to the Basic Life Support and treatment elements of the 1-day first aid course, the Sports First Aid course also provides sporting individuals, managers or coaches with knowledge on how to treat common sporting injuries those who are injured whilst playing sport. Courses will take place alongside the Emergency First Aid at Work. Please mention that you would like the Sports First Aid bolt-on at the time of booking.

 What will I be doing on the course?

You will learn the core skills required to deal with life threatening illnesses and injuries in a sporting environment. In addition to this, you will be shown how Paediatric Basic Life Support is carried out along with the treatment of common sports injuries to include soft tissue, head, neck and spinal injuries.

 Price: £66 (inc vat)

 Qualification valid: 3 years

 Course dates 2015

 Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work and Requalification course (QCF)

 The 2-day First Aid at Work and requalification courses have been developed in conjunction with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and regulated by OFQUAL to provide employees of companies and organisations with the first aid skills necessary to deal with a range of injuries and potentially life-threatening situations. It is essential that organisations of a certain size have relevant trained first aiders among their staff. A requalification course is also available.

  What will I be doing on the course?

• learning to provide emergency first aid at work – see course description above.
• learning to administer first aid to a casualty with:
  - injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
  - chest injuries – burns and scalds – eye injuries – sudden poisoning – anaphylactic shock
• learning to recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid
(including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)

 Price: FAW = £234 (inc. vat). FAW-requalification = £186 (inc. vat).

 Qualification valid: 3 years

 Course dates 2015

 National Beach Lifeguard Qualification and Re-qualification course (RLSS)

 This course which is operated in Cornwall by the National Lifeguard Training Centre is a professional qualification regulated by the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS). Successful trainees will be certified to work as lifeguards on British beaches as well as many other countries worldwide. This qualification also necessary to work as a surf instructor and is seen as a stepping stone to other careers in outdoor pursuits, rescue management and emergency services.

 With two water sessions each day interspersed by first aid/ theory sessions this is an intense course. Prior to attending, it is strongly recommended that candidates are capable of swimming at least 100m on their front and 100m on their back. It is a prerequisite of the course that they are able to swim 400m in a swimming pool in less than eight minutes.

 Candidates should also be familiar with a surf environment, be able to surface dive to a depth of two metres, tread water for two minutes and climb out of deep water unaided and without the use of steps.

 Price: NBLQ = £246 (inc. vat). NBLQ-requalification* = £156 (inc. vat).

 Qualification valid: 2 years

 * In order to do the re-qualification course, your current qualification must still be in date. The requalification course runs for the last 3 days of each full course. Subject to candidate numbers on the full course, you may be able to join us for the 5 days if you wish. Please ask at the time of booking.

  Course dates 2015

 Specialist subjects & bespoke courses

 Need something more specific to your company or club needs? In addition to standard first aid, The Training Centre has also been the provider of bespoke courses to various nationwide companies for over 15 years. Clients include NHS paramedics, HM coastguard and search & rescue teams, dental practices, medical centres, cricket and sports clubs, working at height training providers and many more. We can work alongside your location, group size and training requirements to provide site-specific courses on the following;

Basic Life Support for Dental and Medical Practices
Fire Safety Marshal
Conflict Management
Spinal Management
Emergency Medical Rescue at Height (EMRAH)
Emergency Medical Technician – Basic level (EMT-B)
Manual Handling
Safeguarding Children and Young People

 Medical cover, safety cover and event safety consultation service

 Whether you are hosting a large public event, a small private function or school or club sports matches, we can provide professional medical cover suited to your particular requirements. We also offer a site safety consultation service prior to the date and can draw up a comprehensive safety plan, risk assessments and your event Health & Safety policy. In addition to this we can then provide the help, expertise and support you will need on the day.

 Clients who have used us for medical cover, safety cover and consultation for their events include:

- Newquay Summer Break
- Unleashed Festival
- Jack Johnson – (Sports vision)
- Surfstock
- Zapcat Racing
- Polzeath Beach Break
- Pirate FM Big Top Music Event
- Love Productions (Baby Borrowers)
- Falmouth Event Square
- K-Festival
- Animal Beach Balls
- Votwo – Atlantic Challenge
- Newquay Triathlon
- SAS Ball
- Truro School
- Cornwall Sports Partnership

 Contact us

Telephone: 01637 872444 option 3
Email: info@training-centre.org
Facebook: The Training Centre

 

 

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