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Training

Our Training Division provides a range of practical and e-learning courses to various sectors throughout the UK.

The bespoke training packages we provide ensure that the range of courses offered meet both mandatory and client specific training requirements. Whether you have just one member of staff requiring training or your whole team, we have a range of options available to suit.

The addition of our e-learning courses enables individuals to continue their professional development at a time to suit them. Courses can be accessed immediately meaning that unexpected learning needs can also be addressed without delay. Contact us to find out more about e-learning.

The Paterson Group also provides a range of specialist training courses for the Health & Social Care sector. Click here to find out more…

 

Practical learning

A range of practical courses such as First Aid at Work, Moving and Handling and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) are provided at our training suites in Bicester, Oxford and Aylesbury or at your premises.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)

A minimum of 5 candidates are required for a course to proceed. Courses can take up to a maximum of 10 candidates.

When someone becomes ill at work, it is important to have a prompt response to this situation. This course is suitable for enabling people to provide emergency first aid within small, low risk work settings. We focus on giving candidates the confidence to deal with common injuries and illnesses. The course content is in line with that specified by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). It also follows The Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines. Successful candidates will receive:

  • A certificate in Emergency First Aid at Work which is valid for 3 years.
  • A training pack including information to assist candidates during the program and as a reference guide.

Course Content:

  • Role of the First Aider
  • How to manage an emergency situation
  • Casualty assessment and monitoring
  • Communication
  • Getting help
  • Adult resuscitation
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillators)
  • The recovery position
  • Bleeding and shock management
  • Choking (Adult)
  • Burns and scolds
  • Seizure management (Adult)
  • HSE Health and Safety regulations
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)
  • Accident reporting (including RIDDOR)

This is a great course involving a mix of practical work, videos and discussion. The day includes a 30 minute lunch break (lunch is not provided) and a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon. Trainers assess candidates during the day and have the right to not issue a certificate if they feel a candidate has not met the level required to be a proficient Emergency First Aider. Paterson Health & Social Care are members of the Association of First Aiders.

 

 

First Aid at Work (3 day course)

A minimum of 5 candidates are required for a course to proceed. Courses can take up to a maximum of 10 candidates.

Completing this course will enable candidates to acquire the skills to manage a wide range of first aid emergency situations. As well as providing the practical skills and knowledge, we also focus on encouraging a candidate’s confidence to deliver what they are being taught. The course content is in line with that specified by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). It also follows The Resuscitation Council (UK) guidelines. Successful candidates will receive:

  • A certificate in First Aid at Work which is valid for 3 years.
  • A training pack including information to assist candidates during the program and as a reference guide.

Course Content:

·         Role of the First Aider

·         How to manage an emergency situation

·         Casualty assessment and monitoring

·         Communication

·         Getting help

·         Adult resuscitation

·         AED (Automated External Defibrillators)

·         The recovery position

·         Causes of unconsciousness

·         Bleeding and shock management

·         Choking (Adult)

·         Burns and scolds

·         Bone, muscle, joint and spinal injuries

·         Eye injuries

 

·         Chest pains

·         Stroke

·         Fainting

·         Head injuries

·         Diabetes

·         Poisoning

·         Hypothermia

·         Severe allergy reactions

·         Seizure management (Adult)

·         HSE Health and Safety regulations

·         The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

·         Accident reporting (including RIDDOR)

 

This is a great course involving a mix of practical work, quizzes, videos and discussion. The days include a 30 minute lunch break (lunch is not provided) and 15 minute breaks in the morning and afternoon. Trainers assess candidates throughout the 3 day course and have the right to not issue a certificate if they feel a candidate has not met the level required to be a proficient First Aider. Paterson Health & Social Care are members of the Association of First Aiders.

 

 

AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

At the end of this course the learner will have acquired the essential skills needed to operate an AED and to have the confidence to know what to do in an emergency. Defibrillators are very simple to operate and no previous training is required to attend this course.

Course content:

  • Role of the first aider
  • Managing an emergency
  • Communication
  • Looking after the casualty
  • Chest pains
  • Getting to know and operating the AED
  • Treatment of an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation (CPR)

 

 

Manual Handling of Loads – (half day course)

(This course can be adapted and tailor made to suit your work environment)

Course time: am session 09.00 – 13.00 or pm session 13.00 – 16.30

What is moving and handling?

The transporting or supporting of a load including:

  • Lifting
  • Lowering
  • Carrying
  • Pushing
  • Pulling

Course content and objectives:

  • Be able to recognise moving and handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Understand employer and employee responsibilities
  • Understand relevant legislation and local policies
  • Be able to use an ergonomic approach
  • Know where additional advice and information can be sought
  • Understand the principles of good back care
  • Understand the principles
  • Understand how the organisation uses risk management processed to inform safe systems of work
  • Understand on the spot risk assessments
  • Be able to choose suitable risk control strategies, resources and support

 

Please contact Julia O’Connor in our Training Division on 01869 242165 or at enquiries@paterson-training.co.uk for more information.

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