Emergency First Aid at Work – EFAW

Aim

This 1½ day course will be theory and practical based ensuring that the practical element is realistic and relevant, aimed at the shooting community. The training is provided by an ex-front line Army medic expert with 12 years real life experience. Being trained by the best will instil you with confidence and provide all the knowledge and skills required to be a successful first aider.

Course structure

The content of the course will cover the following:

Roles and responsibilitiesGunshot wounds/associated wounds
Scene managementAmputations and crushing injuries
FracturesSplinting techniques
Casualty handlingCasualty evacuation
Spinal injuriesTransporting a casualty with spinal conditions
Up-to-date new and improved First Aid equipment familiarisationTourniquet usage and application
Ticks, snakes, bees and associated illnessesIndividual and pair CPR
ChokingStroke
BurnsDiabetes
Hypo/HyperthermiaCardiac conditions
Ballistic Trauma, Severe Bleeding (incl Chainsaw trauma)Celox familiarisation
Management of shockStroke
Safety and use of a DefibrillatorUnresponsive casualty

 

How the course is delivered

This course is theory and practical based over 1½ days and involves teaching the topics and then confirming learning through practical exercise. The total Guided Learning Hours for this course is 6 hours for the Ofqual regulated qualification.  In conjunction with this, we have included additional topics which are bespoke to BASC Members and therefore make this course 1½ days.

Certification

This course is an Ofqual regulated certificated course. Once completed you will be an in date trained first aider for a 3 year period.

IF YOU ARE DUE TO ATTEND A COURSE IN 2022 YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A LATERAL FLOW TEST, TO BE TAKEN UPON ARRIVAL BEFORE YOU ENTER THE CLASSROOM, SO THAT WE CAN ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL OUR CANDIDATES AND TRAINERS

Cost

  • £200 for members
  • £240 for non-members

Course Requirements

Nil required and no pre course reading required.

Emergency First Aid at Work Courses

Cancellation Policy

Should there be insufficient bookings, BASC reserve the right to cancel the course. In the interests of fairness BASC will aim to provide candidates notification of cancellation as soon as possible prior to the advertised start date. We strongly recommend that fees for any accommodation you book are refundable as BASC will not be responsible for any losses incurred by candidates. If for any reason you cancel your place on the course then the following scale of charges may apply:-

Charge Non- Members

Members

Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date)

£25

£25

2nd Reallocation to another course (only available 8 weeks or more before the course start date AND in exceptional circumstances)

£50

£50

Cancellation more than 8 weeks before the course start date

40% course cost

30% course cost

Cancellation less than 8 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course start date

75% course cost

60% course cost

Cancellation less than 4 weeks before the course start date

100% course cost

100% course cost

Plaudits

“The trainer provided excellent instruction and was acutely aware of the individual needs of the student”

“Fran’s style of teaching was really good. She was professional and friendly at all times and was able to teach us everything she needed to as well as answer any questions we had relating to specific accidents and injuries that may occur, but that were not included in the course. Very helpful.”

“Excellent instruction and presentation throughout. Easily understood and no pressure”

“very well presented and informative course”

“Fran is the most competent instructor on first aid i have ever had the pleasure to come across. Her background brings the whole subject to life. A good standard instructor”

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