We offer two first aid courses, one lasting a single day and the other lasting three days. The one-day course is aimed at individuals and small companies looking to increase their first aid competence. The three-day course is specifically aimed at providing companies, either large or small, with a designated first-aider.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work – One Day

 

Course Contents

This course runs for six hours and thirty minutes, between 9.30am – 4pm and can serve a maximum of 12 people.

  • Responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness
  • Burns
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Anatomy
  • Choking
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Minor injuries
  • Epilepsy
  • Basic hygiene in First Aid
  • Bleeding control
  • Shock
  • Practical use of water extinguisher, a fire blanket and a CO2 extinguisher

Prerequisites

This qualification is available to those over 16 years. No previous first aid knowledge is required, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level one literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

About the Qualification

A Level Three Qualification in Emergency First Aid at Work will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This national award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Re-qualification is necessary after three years.

Learning Outcomes

All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide their organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The individual will have successfully learnt the course content which is designed to meet current UK legislation.

Locations

  • The Hinton Room, YMCA Bournemouth, Delta House, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BS
  • The Junction, Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX
  • Townsend Youth Centre, Jewell Road, Townsend, Bournemouth BH8 0LT
  • The Stourvale Centre, 108 Stourvale Road, Bournemouth BH6 5JB

Attendees should remember to bring one form of photographic ID e.g. passport, driving licence, or two forms of non-photographic ID e.g. birth certificate, utility bill.

Price

£65 per attendee (instant teas and coffee are available).

Assessment

Learners are assessed throughout the day through their interaction and participation in the activities.

Forthcoming Courses

Monday 8 June 2020, The Junction Sports and Leisure Centre

Monday 20 July 2020, The Hinton Room

To Book

To enquire, please use the form below or call Martin Stockley on 01202 290451.

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First Aid at Work – Three Day

 

Course Contents

This course runs for six hours and thirty minutes each day between 9.30am – 4pm each day and serves a maximum of 12 people.

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Bandaging
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Chest injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Strokes

Prerequisites

This qualification is available to those over 16 years. No previous knowledge is required, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level one literacy and numeracy or equivalent. All sessions must be attended to gain the qualification.

About the Qualification

A Level Three Qualification in First Aid at Work will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. This national award in First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Re-qualification is necessary after three years.

Learning Outcomes

This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide their organisation with First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Location

  • The Hinton Room, YMCA Bournemouth, Delta House, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH1 2BS
  • The Junction, Station Approach, Broadstone BH18 8AX
  • Townsend Youth Centre, Jewell Road, Townsend, Bournemouth BH8 0LT
  • The Stourvale Centre, 108 Stourvale Road, Bournemouth BH6 5JB

Attendees should remember to bring one form of photographic ID e.g. passport, driving licence, or two forms of non-photographic ID e.g. birth certificate, utility bill.

Price

£170 per attendee (instant teas and coffee are available).

Assessment

Learners are assessed throughout the days through their interaction and participation in the activities, with small multiple choice questionnaires throughout the three days as well.

Forthcoming Courses

Dates to be confirmed.

To Book

To enquire, please use the form below or call Martin Stockley on 01202 290451.

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Did you know?

The revenue generated from our training courses contributes to our charitable aims and our ability to make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable people locally.

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Since August 2018, over 400 individuals and representatives of local organisations achieved certification from YMCA Bournemouth and their partners.

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Training Department
YMCA Bournemouth
Delta House
56 Westover Road
Bournemouth BH1 2BS

01202 290451 Ext. 4005