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Level 3 Sports/Activity First Aid (2 Day)


Qualification title - FAA Level 3 Award in Activity First Aid (QFC
Unit 1 title - First Aid Essential
Unit 2 title - Management of Illness and Injury in Activities

SCQF Level 5 Award(Scotland)
Qualification title - Award in Activity First Aid at SCQF Level 5
Code: R330 04
Unit 1 title - First Aid Essentials
Unit Code: UD78 04
Unit 2 title - Management of Illness and Injury in Activities (Unit code: U55 04)

This Level 3 qualification is made up of two units including First Aid Essentials. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation. Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also covered, making the full qualification very comprehensive.

Unit 1, (or day 1) of this qualification contains and covers the learning outcomes of the level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work,so those who wish to gain the level 2 award in EFAW are able to sit day 1 of this qualification.



Duration
A minimum of 12 contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus an assignment and some pre-course activity could be required.

Syllabus
A range of subjects are covered including:-

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Angina
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Seizures
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Asthma
  • Drowning injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Burns
  • Electrical injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Heat and cold

    Certification
    Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment. For those wishing to complete the full Level 2 qualification, this course must be completed within 6 weeks.

    Numbers
    A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

    Location
    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.



  • Emergency Care in Sport (2 Day)

    Designed for Physiotherapists and Sports Therapists and basically anyone who works pitch side. This a non accredited course but is recognised by FAA/Nuco as it incorporates Emergency First Aid and Oxygen Therapy.

    Duration
    A minimum of twelve contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.

    Syllabus
    A range of subjects are covered including:-

  • Responsibilities
  • Action in a Sports Emergency
  • Sudden Cardiac arrest
  • Primary Survey
  • Resuscitation
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Oxygen Therapy and use of Oropharyngeal Airways/ NPA
  • Post Resuscitation Care
  • Player assessment including secondary survey
  • Head and Cervical Spine Injuries
  • Spinal Care - use of cervical collars, scoop stretcher, spinal board
  • Fracture care use of box splints
  • Medical emergencies, asthma, diabetes, seizures, anaphylaxis

    The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.

    Certification
    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher courses.

    Numbers
    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

    Location
    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.




  • Level 2 CPR and AED Course (1 Day)

    CPR (CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION) AND AED (AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION)

    RQF Level 2 award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)
    Qualification title - FAA Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation
    Code: 600/1852/5
    Unit 1 title - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Skills
    Code: J/503/1186

    SCQF Level 5 award (Scotland)
    Qualification title - Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Automated External Defibrillation at SCQF Level 5
    Code: R149 04
    Unit 1 title - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation Skills
    Code: U736 04

    Heart and circulatory disease claims around 200,000 lives each year. Many could have been saved if a defibrillator was made available. Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) are now becoming more common throughout a range of public and work places. A casualty’s survival rate will dramatically increase if an AED is available and if you have appropriately qualified personnel to use it. This very practical course will enable your learners to use the AED competently and with confidence.Not only does this course deal with the use of an AED but it also includes vital training in resuscitation and choking procedures.



    Duration
    A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.

    Syllabus
    A range of subjects are covered including:-

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Heart attacks
  • AED safety
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Infection control
  • Paediatric defibrillation
  • AED functions
  • Defibrillation procedures
  • Assessment and Marking

    The course Instructor is responsible for determining whether delegates pass or fail based on practical and oral assessment throughout the course, i.e. by observation and oral questioning, as well as the completion of a multiple-choice question paper at the end of the course. The Instructor will only award a pass if they believe that delegates have displayed the requisite understanding and competencies at the end of each session throughout the course and successfully completed the question paper.

    Certification
    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that, during the 3 year period, delegates attend annual refresher courses.

    Numbers
    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

    Location
    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.



  • Level 3 Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis (1 Day)

    RQF Level 3 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales)
    Qualification title - FAA Level 3 Award in Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis

    Code: 601/4738/6
    Unit 1 title - Recognition and Management of Anaphylaxis
    Credit: 1
    Unit code: J/506/6603

    SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland)
    Qualification title - Award in Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis at SCQF Level 6

    Code: R416 04
    Unit 1 title - Recognition and Management of Anaphylaxis
    Credit: 1
    Unit code: UG40 04

    An Anaphylactic shock, or anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening, serious allergic reaction to an allergen such as food substances or insect stings. If it is not treated appropriately, it may cause death. This training is for qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders to enable them to recognise and treat anaphylaxis safely and effectively.

    When administering a medication, it is important to recognise and differentiate between allergic reactions and the potentially life-threatening anaphylactic reactions immediately. It is also essential to determine whether the individual has had an allergic or anaphylactic response to the medication in the past or prior to administration.

    This course is suitable for all First Aiders and healthcare professionals, as well as those in a high risk environment where such medication is available.



    Duration
    This is a classroom-based course of 6 contact hours. Dependent on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course or post-course reading.

    Syllabus
    The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Describe anaphylaxis
  • Identify triggers for anaphylaxis
  • Describe life threatening problems associated with the:
  • Airway
  • Breathing
  • Circulation
  • Disability (Neurological status)
  • Exposure (Skin and mucosal changes)
  • Explain the need for an early call for help
  • Explain the treatment for anaphylaxis:
  • Non re-breather mask
  • Removal of trigger
  • Auto-injector

    Certification
    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.

    Assessment
    A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

    Numbers
    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

    Location
    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.



  • Level 3 Oxygen therapy Administration (1 Day)

    Qualification title - FAA Level 3 Award in Oxygen Therapy Administration

    Code: 601/4754/4
    Unit 1 title - Administration of Oxygen Therapy
    Credit: 1
    Code: T/506/4958

    SCQF Level 6 Award (Scotland)
    Qualification title - in Oxygen Therapy Administration at SCQF Level 6

    Code: R415 04
    Unit 1 title - Administration of Oxygen Therapy
    Credit: 1
    Unit Code: UG39 04

    This training enables users to administer oxygen safely and effectively, for casualties with breathing difficulties. Delegates will learn how and when to administer oxygen to a casualty and the safety concerns with carrying, storing and administering it.

    This course is suitable for qualified First Aiders, Emergency First Aiders, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, nurses, healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where oxygen is available for casualty welfare.



    Duration
    This is a classroom-based course of 6 contact hours. Dependent on the learner’s experience, there may well be some pre-course or post-course reading.

    Syllabus
    The course is made up of practical and theoretical sessions delivered by your Instructor who will provide a detailed course programme. At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain benefits of oxygen therapy
  • Identify indications for the use of oxygen
  • Explain contraindications prohibiting use of oxygen
  • Explain dangers of using compressed gas
  • Outline health and safety rules for the:
  • Use
  • Storage
  • Handling of oxygen
  • Carry out operational checks in preparation for use of oxygen therapy equipment
  • Identify when oxygen therapy is required
  • Administer oxygen using the required flow rate for the following oxygen delivery devices:
  • Non re-breather mask
  • Bag, valve and mask
  • Administer oxygen to a patient in line with agreed ways of working

    Certification
    This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew the qualification, learners will need to retake the full course. However, it is recommended that during the 3-year period, the learners attend annual refresher courses.

    Assessment
    A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

    Numbers
    A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

    Location
    We are able to deliver this course on your site, subject to a pre-course assessment of your premises, reducing your costs in respect of additional time out and travelling.



  • On The Mend First Aid Training are a nationwide service, covering all areas across South England including Windsor, Slough, London, Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire and Sussex.

    For more information on First Aid, Resuscitation and basic life support training in Windsor, Slough and London. Please contact Roger Hoare at [email protected] or on 01753 380113

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