The First Aid Academy aims to provide a professional, innovative and friendly service to all its customers and clients, whether delivering first aid courses or developing first aid trainers.
Our most popular First Aid courses are:
How does the employer know which course their staff need?
Employers are required to undertake a hazard assessment of the workplace to decide which course to take. HSE Advice line.
First Aid Academy is happy to provide you with a FREE hazard assessment for your workplace. Just give us a call on 0844 3571 426. As part of your hazard assessment the Academy may recommend that your staff undertake one of our environment specific first aid training courses because of legislation relating to your work sector or specific environments e.g. Outdoor, Sports, Paediatric, Security or Care sector specific first aid training.
For many businesses there are two courses:
Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) for those employees in low risk workplaces e.g. offices, shops and call centres. This is a 6 hour (1-day) award
First Aid at Work (FAW) for more remote or hazardous environments e.g. light industry, construction, food processing. This is an 18-hour (3-day) award
Additionally all employers are 'highly recommended', by the Health and Safety Executive, to give their staff responsible for first aid an annual 3-hour refresher training.
Our strength is in our trainers who follow a nationally approved programme to deliver fun, interactive and relevant training for specific groups of workers. All our trainers are fully CRB checked and hold up to date disclosures.
Courses delivered in Scotland are now approved by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) through ITC First Aid our Awarding Organisation.These courses are Outdoor First Aid, Emergency First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid.
First Aid Academy is pleased to announce that it has now joined in partnership with Adventure First Aid. First Aid Academy can now deliver first aid courses in Devon and first aid courses across south west England. To find out more CLICK HERE.
Our Outdoor First Aid training courses meet the needs of the MLT Awards.
First Aid Academy makes the pledge to develop and train its staff and associates effectively.
We are now accredited providers for the Register of Exercise Professionals
First Aid Academy is a member of the UK Register of Learning Providers and can access ULN's from the Learning Record Service.
CPD Provider for Teaching and Learning Scotland.
First Aid Academy is an approved provider for Learning and Teaching Scotland.
First Aid Academy won the 'New Business of the Year 2008 Award' and was presented with the award at the awards ceremony, organised by Bay Business Centre and Lancashire Events Management, in conjunction with Business Link, Rotary International and Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce. The awards recognise exceptional achievements in 2008 by businesses and their employees in the City of Lancaster area.
Funding for Ministry of Defence staff
Both our Outdoor and Sports First Aid courses are accessible for funding for Ministry of Defence Personnel (Army, Air Force and Navy personnel) through the Standard Learning Credits (SLC) Scheme. Click here for more information.