First Aid Courses

FIRST AID COURSES OFFERED BY THE EXPERTS IN BANGOR, GWYNEDD

Medi-Tec offers professional first aid courses in Bangor, Gwynedd. We offer First Aid at work (3 day course), First Aid at work refresher/update (2 day course), basic first aid, paediatric first aid and emergency first aid at work courses.
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Basic first aid 3-hour course

The aims and objectives of the first aid (basic) training course are to raise awareness in the chain of survival, and to enable people to learn the appropriate skills of emergency life support to keep someone alive in a life-threatening emergency until professional help arrives. Each course is specifically designed depending on the candidate's workplace. This short 3-hour course is ideal for those engaged in working at low risk areas such as shops, offices and libraries. Also it is ideal for parents and indeed children of all ages to attend. New course dates are coming soon. Get in touch with us today to learn more about our specialist courses.
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Basic first aid 3-hour course syllabus

  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Care of the airway
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Dealing with a heart attack
  • Dealing with choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Dealing with anaphylactic reactions
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Paediatric first aid (2-day course – 2 units) QA Level 2 award (QCF)

Approved by the National Childminders Association and the Pre-school Learning Alliance, this course is designed for people who look after children of all ages, particularly children under 8 years of age. The course fully complies with the requirements of Ofsted and Surestart for the first aid training of Childminders. Our trainers have dealt with hundreds of 'paediatric' emergencies, and can draw upon this unrivalled knowledge to pass on their life saving skills. It is an essential course for anyone who deals with children on a professional or voluntary basis. Courses can be conducted either at a crèche or nursery of your choice or at our modern purpose-built conference suites at Medi-Tec, Intec, Parc Menai, Bangor, Wales.
Paediatric first aid

The course includes:

  • Coping with an emergency in the childcare environment
  • The priorities of treatment
  • Resuscitation: adult, child and infant
  • Unconsciousness: adult, child and infant
  • Choking: adult, child and infant
  • Croup
  • Drowning
  • Control of bleeding and treatment of minor injuries, with emphasis on children and infants
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Electric shock
  • Poisoning including smoke inhalation
  • Eye injuries
  • Treatment of fractures, with emphasis on children and infants
  • General paediatric medical conditions: asthma, anaphylaxis and diabetes
  • Epilepsy, febrile convulsions, sickle cell and meningitis.
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First Aid at Work (2-day refresher course – 2 units) QA Level 2 Award (QCF)

This course is Health & Safety approved and assessed course. All first aiders must re-qualify original certification within 3 years and should undertake 3-hour refresher courses annually. With training direct from the experts, the trained first aider can complement their skills with new procedures and techniques. The course has a high level of practical skill and theoretical knowledge, so the first aider can continue to deal promptly and effectively with any situation which may arise in the work environment.
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First Aid at Work

The course includes:

  • Any new changes / protocols
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • The respiratory system
  • Care of the airway
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Treatment of shock
  • Treatment of common medical conditions
  • Treatment of poisoning
  • Treatment of injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Accident reporting and First Aid at Work regulations
Course dates: Take a look at a list of courses and their dates in 2017.
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Emergency First Aid at Work (1-day course – 1 unit) QA Level 2 Award (QCF)

Medi-Tec is able to offer the new Qualsafe Awards approved Emergency First Aid at Work course. The course is formulated for medium risk companies up to 20 employees. The course is run over one day and includes both theory and practical sessions. This course is ideal for small teams, working away from central workplace, where a fully qualified First Aider is not required.
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The course includes:

  • Communication and delegation in an emergency
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Heart attacks
  • Care of the airway
  • Choking
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Poisons
Course dates: Take a look at a list of courses and their dates in 2017.
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Emergency First Aid at Work (3-day course – 2 units) QA Level 3 Award (QCF)

This course is Qualsafe Awards approved First Aid at Work course, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. Holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as first aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Designed to give the first aider, the skills necessary to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries or illness, and maintain care and comfort for the casualty. The course has an emphasis on dealing with life threatening situations first-keeping the casualty alive until professional help arrives. Students will learn a high level of practical skills and theoretical knowledge, so that they can deal competently with any situation that may arise in the working environment.
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Emergency First Aid at Work

The course includes:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • The respiratory system
  • Care of the airway
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • The circulatory system
  • Control of bleeding
  • Treatment of burns and scalds
  • Treatment of shock
  • Recognition and treatment of common medical conditions
  • Treatment of poisoning
  • The skeletal system
  • Treatment of injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Accident reporting and First Aid at Work regulation
Course dates: Take a look at a list of courses and their dates in 2017.
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Annual refresher (3-hour) update course

The Qualsafe Awards now recommend that all first aiders and emergency first aiders attend annual refresher training due to the wealth of evidence on the severity of 'First Aid skill fade.'
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The course includes:

  • Any changes
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Care of the airway
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Dealing with a heart attack
  • Dealing with chocking
  • Control of bleeding 
  • Dealing with anaphylactic shock
Care of the unconscious patient
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