First Aid at Work Recertification (EVENT FULL)
This 2 day course will re-qualify you as a First Aider in the workplace. The course is for those who wish to renew their First Aid at Work qualification. First aiders should attend the training up to 3 months before the expiry date of their certificate or within 28 days of the expiry date.
Please note your certificate will be valid from the date of achievement and not from your previous expiry date.
Anyone unable to renew their qualification during that period will need to attend a full First Aid at Work 18 hour course.
Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/PAs - Foundation Level
This one day course provides delegates with knowledge of safe Moving and Handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may encounter and need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with minimal mobility, i.e. those who need hoisting or are bed-bound. This is covered in an additional half day course called Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Support Workers/PAs, that can only be completed when the full day foundation course is completed.
The course covers:
A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of people
Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe handling principles
The importance of good sitting posture
Risk assessment and moving and handling plans
Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing and walking techniques
Techniques and equipment to assist someone getting in and out of a bed
Basic ability testing in a chair
Familiarisation of a range of moving and handling equipment including walking aids, turn tables, handling belts, assisted standing equipment, wheelchairs including getting it into a car safely
Assistance with dressing and dressing aids.
For the practical element participants attending should be fit, dressed appropriately and able to fully participate. Footwear should be flat/ low heel and closed in toes. No flip-flops or open toed shoes.