Overview

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training.

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, to provide first aid in a range of emergency first aid situations. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide basic first aid in voluntary and community activities.

During this 1 day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations, including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, shock, wounds and bleeding and minor injuries.

Resuscitation Council (UK) updated guidelines 2015

All our First Aid courses include the new resuscitation guidelines published in October 2015 by The Resuscitation Council (UK) following the review of resuscitation science by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR).

Assessment:

Candidates undertake 3 practical assessments during the course plus a multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

Certification:

On successful completion of the course, candidates will achieve a Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work from Qualsafe. The qualification is valid for 3 years but annual refreshers are considered best practice.

Cost:

The course costs per person are inclusive of exam and registration fees. Delegates will also receive a Qualsafe Emergency First Aid Made Easy book.

Pre-requisites:

There are no entry requirements for this course, but you will need to be able to read and understand as well as write English.

Date:

Thursday 12th March 2020  (approx. 6 hours) Closing date for registration: 27th February 2020 at 12.00 pm

Time:

9.45 am arrival for tea, coffee and networking for a 10.00 am start. The course will finish by 5.00 pm.

Venue:

OCVA
Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1SS

There is no parking available at the venue, although we can provide parking for disabled delegates by arrangement. Please call in advance if required. Our venue is serviced with good transport links including bus and rail services, for more information click here or contact ‘Traveline’ on 0870 608 2 608 or visit: http://www.traveline.info/

if you are driving, you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Westgate, Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street. More details: Oxford Car Parks

Enquiries contact:

Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Registration:

Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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OCVA Members  Accredited First Aid Training  pay £95.00         

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Charitable organisations who are not OCVA members pay £110.00

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Non-charitable rate pay £125.00

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