First Aid Training

Newcastle International Airport Training Academy are accredited to deliver Level 2 & 3 QualSafe awards (RQF). Qualsafe Awards is one of the largest Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisations in the UK and has been voted the UK’s Best Business (SME) 2018. When credibility and quality are paramount our QualSafe qualifications give you confidence that we meet regulatory standards.

The first aid training provided by Newcastle International Airport Training Academy is designed give the delegates the knowledge and understanding of practical life-saving skills that can prove vital in a medical emergency.

Our first aid courses are perfect for adults who may require a knowledge of these skills as requirement of their job, or for those who simply want to equip themselves with the tools to be able to help should they find themselves in an emergency situation.

Our courses include:

QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.

The course syllabus covers:

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries

Course dates:

  • 17th- 19th June
  • 23rd - 25th July
  • 13th - 15th August
  • 23rd - 25th September

Please contact us to arrange alternative dates if required.

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.

The course syllabus includes:

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding

Minor injuries: 

  • Cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Minor burns and scalds

Course dates:

  • 17th June 2019
  • 23rd July 2019
  • 13th August 2019
  • 23rd September 2019

Please contact us to arrange alternative dates if required

QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

The QA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed to equip candidates with the essential skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support in an emergency situation. It is the perfect qualification for those who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities to provide basic life support for adults and children. It is also ideal for qualified first aiders who are looking to refresh their knowledge and practise the latest basic life support techniques.

The course syllabus includes:

Assessing an incident Managing an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally:

  • Recognising when to commence CPR and defibrillation
  • Adult CPR and defibrillation
  • Child CPR and defibrillation
  • Infant CPR and defibrillation

Managing an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally:

  • Assessing levels of consciousness
  • Opening the airway
  • Checking breathing
  • Recovery Position

Managing choking:

  • Recognising the signs of choking
  • Choking treatment for adults, children and infants
QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher)

The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Annual Refresher) (RQF) qualification is specifically designed to allow qualified first aiders to update their first aid skills yearly, until requalification training is required. Successful candidates will leave with a renewed confidence, having had the opportunity to practise essential first aid procedures, as well as learn the latest techniques needed to deal with an emergency situation.

The course syllabus includes:

  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Choking
  • Seizures
First Aid at Work - Revalidation Training

This two day course is aimed at those who have already undertaken the First Aid at Work training, but need to requalify or update their skills to be able to renew their First Aid at Work certificate.

The course syllabus includes:

  • What is first aid
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Respiration
  • Cardio Pulmonary resuscitation
  • Circulatory System
  • Choking
  • Bleeding & Wounds
  • Shock
  • Burns & scalds
  • Minor injuries
  • Concussion and compression
  • Major illness
  • Poisoning
  • Fractures
  • Spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Recording incidents & action taken
  • First aid equipment

Please contact us to arrange alternative dates if required.

Our first aid course materials and handouts are used in conjunction with current HSE First Aid at Work legislation and guidance. Delegates are assessed at the end of the course on their knowledge and practical skills.

Paediatric First Aid (QCF Level 3)

The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid is an exciting qualification designed for anyone who would like to become qualified in administering first aid to children and infants.

It is ideal for those who work with or come into contact with infants and children in their working or voluntary role. The qualification is also ideal for parents, babysitters and families with young children.

This regulated first aid qualification is specific to infants under the age of 1, and children aged from 1 year old to the onset of puberty.

The AoFAQ Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid is a regulated qualification awarded by AoFA Qualifications, an Ofqual recognised Awarding Organisation. The qualification is valid for three years.

The course syllabus includes:

  • Responsibilities of the Paediatric First Aider
  • Assess an emergency situation safely
  • Unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • External bleeding
  • Shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Injuries to bones, joints and muscles.
  • Head and spinal injuries.
  • Conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • Chronic medical condition or sudden illness
  • Effects of extreme heat or cold
  • An electric shock
  • Burns or scalds
  • Poisons
  • Bites and Stings
  • Minor Injuries
  • Records

Course dates for our Level 3 - Emergency Paediatric First Aid (1 day) and Level 3 - Paediatric First Aid (2 day)are available on request.

 

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You can also find out more or secure your place on a course by emailing [email protected] or calling (0191) 214 3337.