infinity First Aid Training

infinity Swim Academy is a Qualsafe Approved Training Centre. We offer accredited training at affordable prices in a wide range of Level 2 and 3 First Aid courses. Our experienced trainers can deliver First Aid at Work (FAW), Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW), Paediatric First Aid, Emergency Paediatric First Aid, AED and Essentials of Baby and Child First Aid. Requalification courses are also offered.

Courses can be delivered at infinity’s bright and modern infinity Education Centre or if you have a group of people who need training, enquire about a group booking at a location to suit you.

First Aid

Training Courses

FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW) - 3 DAYS

FIRST AID AT WORK REQUALIFICATION - 2 DAYS

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK - 1 DAY

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID REFRESHER/ REQUALIFICATION 6HRS/1DAY

First Aid

Training Courses

BABYSAFE ESSENTIALS OF PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID – 3 HOURS

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID 12HRS/2DAYS

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) & CPR COURSE

FIRST AID AT WORK (FAW)  – 3 DAYS

The First aid at work training course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills and knowledge needed by first aiders in most workplaces to become a confident first aider at work. The course meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who are nominated First Aiders and want to receive our most thorough first aid training.

What you will learn?

The content of the course will cover how to deal with the following:

The role of the first aider

Head injuries

Managing an emergency

Health and safety (first aid) regulations

Communication and casualty care

Low blood sugar

Asthma

Poisoning

Bleeding (minor and severe)

Resuscitation (adult CPR)

Bone, muscle and joint injuries

Seizures (adult)

Burns and scalds

Severe allergic reaction

Chest pains (including heart attack)

Shock

Choking (adult)

Spinal injuries

Eye injuries

Stroke

Fainting

Unresponsive casualty

Defibrillator prompts and how to respond

Defibrillator pad placement

Course duration
Three days.
Assessment
Assessment is conducted with continuous observation by the trainer and written assessment by the candidate.
Certification

Successful candidates receive a First Aid At Work Certificate which is valid for 3 years.
Update training for First Aid At Work (2 days duration) must be completed before date of expiry of current certification or the full 3 day course will have to be attended again

Who should attend?
This course is for people wishing to renew a valid First Aid at Work certificate.
What you will learn
The course aims to update and refresh your knowledge of the First Aid at Work syllabus while allowing time for revision and practice sessions in preparation for a written assessment.
Course content
This course covers the contents of the three-day First aid at work course in two days. Students will requalify for the three-day course.
Course duration
Two days.
Assessment
Assessment is conducted by continuous observation by the trainer and written assessment by the candidate.
Certification
Successful candidates receive a First Aid At Work certificate valid for a further three years.

FIRST AID AT WORK REQUALIFICATION – 2 DAYS

The first aid at work requalification training course updates the first aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at Work certificate.
The HSE strongly recommends that you requalify within a month of your certificate expiring.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK – 1 DAY

This one-day course will help you meet your regulatory requirements if your risk assessment indicates that first aid training covering emergency protocols only, is sufficient for your workplace.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

What you will learn?

The content of this course provides basic life-saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering the following:

The role of the first aider                Health and safety (first aid) regulations
Managing an emergency                       Resuscitation (adult CPR)
Communication and casualty care   Seizures (adult)
Bleeding (minor and severe)   Shock
Burns   Unresponsive casualty
Choking (adult)   Defibrillator pad placement
Defibrillator prompts and how to respond    

 

Course duration

One day.

Assessment

Written assessment and continuous observation by the trainer.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive an Emergency First Aid At Work certificate which is valid for three years.

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID REFRESHER/REQUALIFICATION 6HRS/1DAY

This 6 hour course is held over 1 day and is designed as a refresher training course for individuals who have previously completed a 12 Hour Paediatric First Aid course and who need to renew their Paediatric First Aid at work certificate..

This Paediatric First Aid Refresher underpins previous knowledge as well updating practical skills on CPR and highlighting any changes in guidelines It serves to refresh your knowledge, provide practice sessions and assesses competence.

Update training for Paediatric First Aid (2 days duration) must be completed before date of expiry of current certification or the full 2 day course will have to be attended again.

Upon completion candidates will receive a Paediatric First Aid Certificate which is valid for a further 3 years.

BABYSAFE ESSENTIALS OF PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID – 3 HOURS

This 3 hour course is designed specifically for parents, guardians and casual childminders who care for babies and children of all ages who wish to be provided with the essentials of paediatric first aid to cover common risks for babies and young children.

Please Note: This training does not meet the requirements of registered childminders who require a 12 hour paediatric first aid course.

Our trainers can put particular emphasis or cover additional content if required by the parents and / or guardians attending.

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID 12HRS/2DAYS

This two-day paediatric first aid course focuses on emergency scenarios that face those looking after young children and infants, including day nurseries, private nursery schools, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children in the early years age group, childminders and carers of children at home.
The course provides participants with a 12 hour Paediatric First Aid Qualification which is a mandatory requirement for all staff working within the childcare sector.

What you will learn?

Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.

Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child:

  • who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation 
  • who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • with external bleeding
  • with injuries to bones, joints and muscles.

Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:

  • sickle cell crisis
  • diabetic emergencies
  • asthma attack
  • allergic reaction
  • meningitis
  • febrile convulsions.

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:

  • who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • who has sustained an electric shock
  • with burns or scalds
  • who has been poisoned
  • who has been bitten or stung
  • with minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
  • with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • with head and spinal injuries
  • with anaphylaxis
  • who is suffering from shock.

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

 

Course duration
Two days.
Assessment and certification
Practical skills are assessed by continuous observation by the trainer and there is a written assessment paper to check understanding. Candidates will receive a Paediatric First Aid Certificate which is valid for 3 years.

EMERGENCY PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF)

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop the basic skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency paediatric first aid situations which could arise when looking after children.

Who should attend?
The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF) qualification has been designed in-line with the current Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) requirements and is ideal for:

Those who have gained a level 2 or 3 childcare qualification and have entered into an early years setting and wish to be included in the staff to child ratios to comply with the EYFS requirements.

Anyone who cares for infants and children, such as parents, guardians, grandparents or those who have an involvement with infants and children and want to learn key paediatric first aid skills.

Newly qualified entrants to early years setting who have completed a level 2 and/or level 3 qualification on or after 30th June 2016, must also have either a full paediatric first aid or an emergency paediatric first aid certificate within three months of starting work.

What you will learn?
During this 1 day course, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of paediatric first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive infant or child, CPR, choking, seizures, external bleeding and more.
Assessment
5 x Practical assessments, 1 x Theory assessment (Multiple Choice Question Paper) and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course.
Who should attend?

Defibrillators are easy to use and no previous first aid knowledge is needed to attend an AED course.

A cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time. A person’s chance of survival falls by about 10% for each minute that passes without defibrillation. This course will give you, your employees/members the confidence to act quickly and effectively. Most importantly, the course will also teach defibrillator operators how to perform effective CPR.

We can also provide bespoke onsite training tailored to suit your individual needs.

What you will learn

Course content

  • The role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Chest pains
  • Getting to know the AED (any type)
  • Operating the AED
  • Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
Course duration
3 hours.
Assessment
Continuous assessment by trainer.
Certification

Candidates receive an AED Certificate valid for 1 year.

DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) & CPR COURSE

AEDs (automated external defibrillators) are proven to save lives and are therefore an invaluable addition to health and safety provision for your employees/ organisation members. Once one is installed on your premises we highly recommend you train personnel in its usage.
Our course teaches the essential skills that an AED operator needs and gives candidates the confidence to know what to do in an emergency.

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