First Aid Courses

First Aid Courses in Manchester

Comprehensive First Aid Training Courses in Manchester and across the North West.

You never know when you may need your First Aid skills, or in what situation. That is why Ambercroft Solutions offer a wide range of first aid courses in Manchester and beyond using a dedicated partner company who ensure our clients are fully trained for any emergence that may arise.

Occupational First Aid Courses

Focussing on core occupational first aid procedures, the dedicated and professional team are fully trained Emergency First Response Instructors and can provide occupational first aid training either at their premises or on your own site for groups of up to 12 people.

Below are the current course offerings – Contact us with your requirements and a member of the First Aid center will get back to you.

Emergency First Response – EFR Primary Care Course

During the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) they will teach you how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure you have confidence in your ability to provide care when emergency situations arise. Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

  • Scene Safety Assessment Universal Precautions – Communicable Disease Protection, including barrier use
  • Primary Assessment
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Conscious and Unconscious
  • Obstructed Airway Management
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management

They will also introduce you to :

  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Emergency Oxygen Use.

Emergency First Response – Secondary Care

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. They will focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

Secondary Skills taught in this course

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Includes Reference Section on the following topics

Allergic Reactions, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, CPR (adult, child, infant) Choking (adult and infant), Cone Shell Stings, Coral, Jellyfish and Hydroid Stings, Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Illness Assessment, Injury Assessment, Insect Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Rescue Breathing (adult, child, infant) Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries, Venomous Bites and Stings, and Illness Assessment Record Sheet.

Emergency First Response – Care for Children

The Emergency First Response Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that will teach you how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old. You will learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions. The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.

Emergency First Response Care for Children course trains the lay rescuer to follow the same priorities of care used by medical professionals. The student masters the priorities and the procedures of patient care for infants and children in a non-stressful learning environment, which reduces the performance anxieties that interfere with learning and enhances confidence when rendering aid in a real medical emergency.

The course includes both primary care (CPR) and secondary care (first aid) skills. The primary care portion of the course prepares the rescuer to render aid to an infant or child with a life-threatening emergency such as choking or cardiac arrest. Secondary care focuses on developing secondary patient care skills and building the rescuer’s confidence to render first aid to an infant or child in need when emergency medical services are either delayed or unavailable. The Care for Children course content is based on guidelines from the Pediatric Working Group of ILCOR.

Care for Children Primary Care Course Content:

Scene Safety Assessment

  • Universal Precautions-Communicable Disease Protection & Barrier Use Primary Assessment
  • Obstructed Airway Management (child and infant)
  • Rescue Breathing (child and infant)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (child and infant)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management.

Care for Children Secondary Care Course Content:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Illness Assessment

First Aid At Work (GB) HSE Approved Course

The Emergency First Response (EFR) First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved first aid course for the purpose of meeting the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. This program meets the statutory needs of employers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland needing at least one First Aider on the premises.

The Emergency First Response First Aid at Work (Great Britain) course is customised to UK Resuscitation Council basic life support protocols and nationally accepted first aid protocols and is based upon the instructor led delivery of the Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care modules instructor digital lesson guides. Modules on Caring for Specific Illnesses and Injuries, and First Aid in the Workplace compliment these. The course has its own materials including participant and instructor manuals, and benefits from the use of the existing Emergency First Response Primary Care and Secondary Care video.

Become an Emergency First Response Instructor

During the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you will build on your skills as an Emergency Responder and focus on developing your instructional abilities to teach these skills to others. The Instructor course provides you with the additional training necessary to teach the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR), Secondary Care (First Aid) and Care for Children courses. They can also provide First Aid at Work Great Britain training. Through a multi-media approach of independent study, classroom sessions and practical teaching assignments, you learn to conduct Emergency First Response courses.

The instructor course covers specific goals and performance requirements for the Primary Care, Secondary Care and Care for Children courses, along with instruction on how to structure learning, the requirements of performance-based training, and your role as the instructor in the learning environment. You also learn how to motivate students, evaluate student knowledge, present course content effectively, become proficient in developing students’ hands-on skills practice sessions, and are taught how to present an effective scenario-based learning experience.

Prerequisites:

To enter the Emergency First Response Instructor course, you must be 18 years old and have completed adult, child and infant CPR and first aid training in the past 24 months or a be a practicing medical professional such as a physician, Emergency Medical Technician, Paramedic and Registered Nurse.

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