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We run a number of Back Care and First Aid courses. See below for more detailed information on any of our courses.

Back Care / Manual Handling Training for People Handling - 1/2-1 Day
Back Care / Manual Handling Workshop for People Handling - 1/2 Day
Back Care / Manual Handling for Clinical Staff with Limited Handling Needs - 2 Hour
DSE/Workstation Assessors Training - 1 Day
Office Ergonomics - 2-3 Hour
Load Handling - 2-3 Hour

First Aid At Work
- 3 Day
First Aid At Work Refresher - 2 Day
Emergency First Aid At Work - 1 Day
Emergency First Aid At Work (Refresher) - 3 Hour
Emergency Response First Aid - 3 Hour
Paediatric Emergency First Aid for Babies & Children - 2 Day
Paediatric Emergency First Aid for Babies & Children - 1 Day

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Back Care / Manual Handling Training for People Handling

Half to one day duration.
Maximum of 8 delegates
Aimed at: People handlers within the health and care industry. This can be aimed at specific occupational group including both adults and children.

Course Content:

    • Legislation relevant to Moving and Handling
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine
    • Causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Risk Assessment
    • Ergonomic Problem Solving Workshop
    • Introduction to Computer Workstation Safety
    • Controversial Handling Methods
    • Practical Handling Scenarios
    • Equipment Use

Back Care / Manual Handling Workshop for People Handling

Half day duration
Maximum of 8 delegates
Aimed at: People handlers within the health and care industry. This can be aimed at specific occupational groups including both adults and children. This workshop is an update for delegates who have previously undertaken the full day course; emphasis is placed on practical scenarios relevant to delegates.

Course Content:

    • Review of Legislation relevant to Moving and Handling
    • Review of Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Risk Assessment Review
    • Introduction to Computer Workstation Safety
    • Controversial Handling Methods
    • Practical Handling Scenarios
    • Equipment Use

Back Care \ Manual Handling for Clinical Staff with Limited Handling Needs

2 hour duration
Maximum of 12 delegates
Aimed at: Clinical Staff who have contact with members of the public but with limited people handling needs.

Course Content:

    • Legislation relevant to Moving and Handling
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine
    • Causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Risk Assessment
    • Ergonomic Problem Solving
    • Introduction to Computer Workstation Safety
    • Controversial Handling Methods
    • Practical Handling Scenarios in Emergency Handling
    • Occupational Specific Postural advice
    • Equipment use where appropriate

DSE/Workstation Assessors Training

One day duration
Maximum of 8 delegates
Aimed at: Nominated staff responsible for assessment of computer workstations.

Course Content:

    • Common Office Health Problems
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine
    • Load Handling in the Office 
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Relevant Legislation
    • 5 Steps to Risk Assessment
    • Assessment Process
    • Ergonomics & Ergonomic Problem Solving
    • Computer Workstation Safety
    • Laptop Use
    • Assessment Workshop

Office Ergonomics

2 – 3 hour duration
Maximum of 12 delegates
Aimed at: All office based staff
Course Content:

    • Common Office Health Problems
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine 
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Load Handling in the Office
    • Relevant Legislation
    • Assessment Process
    • Ergonomics & Ergonomic Problem Solving
    • Computer Workstation Safety
    • Laptop Use
    • Assessment Workshop

Load Handling

2 - 3 hour duration
Maximum of 12 delegates
Aimed at: Staff engaged in inanimate load handling e.g. porters, estates and warehouse personnel, etc.

Course Content:

    • Legislation relevant to Manual Handling
    • Anatomy & Physiology of the Spine
    • Causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders
    • Principles of Back Care
    • Risk Assessment
    • Ergonomic Problem Solving
    • Occupational Specific Postural advice
    • Equipment Use

First Aid At Work

3 day duration
Maximum 12 delegates
Aimed At: People who have been nominated as First Aiders in the work place and therefore require a comprehensive introduction to First Aid

Course Content:

    • The Emergency First Aider
    • What is First Aid
    • Emergency First Aid in the Work Place
    • Responsibility of the First Aider
    • Action in an Emergency
    • Primary Survey
    • Secondary Survey
    • Breathing & Circulation
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Disorders of Respiration
    • Disorders of Circulation
    • Wounds and Bleeding
    • Disorders of Consciousness
    • Foreign Objects
    • Burns and Scolds
    • Bones, Joints and Muscle Injuries
    • Poisoning, Incident Training
    • Casualty Management
    • Incident Management
    • Resuscitation Procedures
    • Written & Practical Assessment

First Aid At Work Refresher

2 day duration
Maximum of 12 delegates
Aimed At: People who need to renew their statutory First Aid at Work qualification and their existing certificate is still valid. If your certification has lapsed more than 28 days you must complete the 3 day FAW course

Course Content:

    • Responsibility of the First Aider
    • Action in an Emergency
    • Primary Survey & Secondary Survey
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Airway Obstruction & Breathing Difficulties
    • Disorders of Circulation
    • Wounds & Bleeding
    • Burns & Scalds
    • Poisoning
    • Disorders of Consciousness
    • Bones, Joints & Muscle Injuries
    • Incident Management
    • Assessment as for 3 day

Emergency First Aid At Work

1 day duration
Maximum of 12 delegates
Aimed at: Nominated emergency First Aiders, Ideal for smaller work places

Course Content: 

    • The Emergency First Aider
    • What is First Aid
    • Emergency First Aid in the Work Place
    • Responsibility of the First Aider
    • Action in an Emergency
    • Primary Survey
    • Secondary Survey
    • Breathing & Circulation
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Disorders of Respiration
    • Disorders of Circulation
    • Wounds & Bleeding
    • Other Conditions

Emergency First Aid At Work (Refresher)

3 Hour Duration
Maximum of 16 Delegates
Aimed at: People holding a current First Aid at Work Certificate or Emergency First Aid Certificate.

Course Content:

    • Responsibilities
    • Primary Survey
    • Secondary Survey
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Wounds & Bleeding

Emergency Response First Aid

3 Hour Duration
Maximum of 16 Delegates
Aimed at: Individuals who wish to gain an insight into
emergency procedures and attain a certificate of attendance

Course Content:

    • Arriving at the Scene
    • Action in an Emergency
    • Primary & Secondary Assessment
    • Principles of Resuscitation

Paediatric Emergency First Aid for Babies & Children

2 Day Duration
Maximum of 12 Delegates
Aimed at: Child Minders and Crèche Assistants, Playgroup
personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisations.

Course Content:

    • Definition of First Aid
    • What is Paediatric First Aid
    • Responsibility of the First Aider
    • Factors Involved in an Emergency
    • Primary & Secondary Assessment
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Airway Obstruction & Breathing Disorders
    • Shock & Anaphylaxia
    • Wounds & Bleeding
    • Burns & Scalds
    • Disorders of Consciousness
    • Bones, Joints, Muscle & Eye Injuries
    • Bites & Stings
    • Poisoning
    • Meningitis
    • Effects of Heat & Cold
    • Croup, Breath Holding & Sickle Cell Anaemia

Paediatric Emergency First Aid for Babies & Children

1 Day Duration
Maximum of 12 Delegates
Aimed at: Minders and Crèche Assistants, Playgroup
personnel and anyone responsible for youth organisations.

Course Content:

    • Definition of First Aid
    • What is Paediatric First Aid
    • Responsibility of the First Aider
    • Factors Involved in an Emergency
    • Primary & Secondary Assessment
    • Principles of Resuscitation
    • Choking
    • Shock
    • Bleeding Control