First Aid Training

At Impact Security and Medical Training Ltd we offer a range of accredited First Aid training courses to both individuals and groups, from First Response Emergency Care (FREC),  First Person on the Scene (FPOS) to Emergency First Aid at Work. We can deliver our courses at our fully equipped, modern training centre with disabled facilities to accommodate wheelchair users, or we can provide training at a suitable and safe venue of your choice. Please contact us today on 01206 562366 for information on all the courses we have available.

First Person On the Scene (FPOS) - First Responder

 

This course is designed to take the first aider to the next level, as participants will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency. It is aimed at those working in high risk and hostile environments. This course is fully recognised by the Security Industry Authority. This is an ideal course for remote medics, close protection and ship security officers.

 

Qualification

Successful candidates will gain a Pearson (FPOSI) First Person on Scene Intermediate) qualification.

 

Dates & Cost

Total cost £350.00 inclusive of VAT, registration and training book.

 

Course dates can be organised to suit your requirements, please phone for further details.

 

Assessment

Assessment Guidance

The qualification is internally assessed by the following two methods:

 

On-course assessment:

This component of the assessment will involve learners demonstrating knowledge, understanding and practical first-aid skills throughout the duration of the course. This meets the qualification criteria contained within units 1,3 and 4.

 

Distance study/assessment:

The distance study element involves learners carrying out research into the area of medical intelligence and environmental awareness supporting first aid provision. This meets the qualification criteria contained within unit 2.

 

Learners wishing to achieve the qualification must successfully achieve both of the above components to the required standard.

 

Unit 1: First Aid at Work

Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

Be able to assess an incident and conduct casualty surveys

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally

Know how to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking

Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding

Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest injuries

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with burns and scalds

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with an eye injury

Be able to administer First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning and anaphylaxis

Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

Be able to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

 

Unit 2: Medical Intelligence and Environmental Awareness

Understand how the environment can impact on the provision of first aid

Understand key medical intelligence which supports the provision of first aid for a specific environment

Understand how to support a variety of casualties

 

Unit 3: Correct Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Understand the safe use of an automated external defibrillator

Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques using an automated external defibrillator

Understand how to carry out basic maintenance/checks of an automated external defibrillator

 

Unit 4: Advanced Medical Aid

Understand advanced airway management

Breathing – be able to use medical gases including use the Bag Mask Valve

Be able to demonstrate basic life support techniques using an AED

Understand how to carry out an advanced patient assessment

Understand how to treat ballistics injuries

Understand how to carry out patient immobilisation

Be able to assist a Medic

Understand the Triage process

 

Assessment Examination

At the end of the course students will be assessed by carrying out practical tests, written and oral tests.

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3-Day First Aid at Work

 

It is a requirement of Health & Safety law that employers should ensure the health and safety and welfare of their employees and the public.

 

Employees must also provide adequate personnel, training and equipment to render first aid to their employees.

 

This Level 3 qualification covers the 3 day First Aid at Work course. All successful students will be issued with a new First Aid at Work Certificate which lasts for a period of 3 years, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualifications.

 

Dates & Cost

Total cost £240.00 inclusive of vat, registration and training book.

 

2018

COLCHESTER - 27th - 29th March

MANCHESTER - 27th - 29th March

 

Assessment

This is a single unit qualification, assessed by a simple question paper containg 14 questions, followed by practical assessments throughout the course.

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HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work

 

This course will familiarise students with the roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, including assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness.  Students will learn and be assessed on their practical ability to deal with casualties who have stopped breathing, are unconscious, are bleeding and suffering from shock.

 

Candidates are assessed by ongoing practical assessment by the tutor throughout the course. All successful students will be issued with an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate which lasts for a period of 3 years, along with a wallet-sized plastic card detailing their qualifications.

 

Dates & Cost

Total cost £90.00 inclusive of VAT

Dates are available on request

 

Assessment

This qualification is assessed through practical assessment and oral questioning through the duration the course by the tutor.  Learners must practically demonstrate the application of the correct techniques in all the First Aid areas indicated within the learning outcomes of the unit.

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HABC Level 2 Award in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation


This qualification provides learners with skills to further their First Aid training. It is recommended as training for first aiders in the workplace environment who have access to a defibrillator.

 

Learners gaining this qualification will know that Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival.

 

The topics covered are regarded by Skills for Health as being important to maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.

 

Dates & Cost

Total cost £72.00 inclusive of VAT

Dates are available on Request

 

Assessment

This qualification lasts for a period of 3 years, at which point candidates will need to retake the course, however the recommendation is that learners refresh their knowledge annually.


Students are assessed through practical observation and questioning throughout the course. At the end of the session, participants must demonstrate the correct use of an AED.

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First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Level 3 
 

This QA qualification is:

 

For people who work or hope to work as emergency care providers in various health care settings

 

Based on the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) training standards for delivery of First Aid at Work (FAW) courses for the purpose of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981

 

The Level 3 qualification should give learners a foundation level of pre-hospital care knowledge and clinical practice to deal with a range of pre-hospital care situations

 

The learner will:

 

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first responder providing emergency care

 

2. Be able to assess an incident

 

3. Be able to assess a patient

 

4. Be able to assess a patients airway

 

5. Be able to manage a patients airway

 

6. Be able to manage an unresponsive patient who is not breathing normally

 

7. Be able to use appropriate equipment during a resuscitation attempt

 

8. Be able to administer emergency oxygen

 

9. Be able to manage catastrophic bleeding

 

10. Be able to manage a patient who is in shock

 

11. Be able to manage a patient who is bleeding

 

12. Know how to manage a patient with burns or scalds

 

13. Know how to manage a patient with minor injuries

 

14. Know how to manage a patient with sudden poisoning

 

15. Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with head and spinal injuries

 

16. Be able to provide emergency care to a patient with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

 

17. Understand how to identify a patient with breathing difficuties

 

18. Understand how to manage a patient with breathing difficuties

 

19. Know how to manage a patient with anaphylaxis

 

20. Know how to manage a patient with suspected major illness

 

21. Know how to manage a patient who is in seizure

 

22. Understand how to provide emergency care for the effects of environmental exposure 

 

Dates & Cost

Total cost £490.00 inclusive of VAT

Dates: The next FREC 3 course will be 4 - 8 June 2018


 

 

 

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First Response Emergency Care (FREC) Level 4

 

This QA qualification is:

 

For people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide pre-hospital care to patients requiring emergency care/treatment.

 

The Level 4 qualification will benefit learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital care emergency situations.  The qualification is designed to act as proof the Learner has undergone a programme of learning and assessment to demonstrate competency in the area of pre-hospital care to gain employment and a 'licence to practice' from an employer. 

 

The learner will:

 

1. Be able to conduct patient assessments and physiological measure

 

2. Understand the structure and function of the heart including the cardiac conduction system

 

3. Understand pathological changes associated with heart disease

 

4. Know how to use electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring on a patient

 

5. Be able to manage a patients airway

 

6. Know how to manage a patient using medical gases

 

7. Understand the function of components in the thoracic cavity

 

8. Be able to assess and manage thoracic trauma

 

9. Understand the function of the musculoskeletal system

 

10. Understand the key characteristics of the nervous system

 

11. Understand mechanisms of injury and kinetics

 

12. Be able to provide first response emergency care for a range of trauma incidents

 

13. Know how to manage cases of actual and suspected sexual assault

 

14. Know how to provide first response emergency care at a major incident

 

15. Understand the physical and psychosocial development in children

 

16. Know how to provide emergency care to sick and injured children

 

17. Understand how to deal with a patient displaying signs of mental health problems

 

18. Be able to assist a clinician performing advanced airway management

 

19. Be able to assist a clinician gaining vascular access

 

20. Be able to assist a clinician performing an infusion

Dates & Cost

Total Cost £595.00 inclusive of VAT

Dates: Please call for course availability 

 

 

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First Response Emergency Care Level 5 

 

This QA qualification is:

 

For people who have a specific responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide pre-hospital care to patients requiring emergency care/treatment.

 

The Level 5 qualification will benefit learners by enabling them to attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of pre-hospital care emergency situations.  The qualification is designed to act as proof the Learner has undergone a programme of learning and assessment to demonstrate competency in the area of pre-hospital care to gain employment and a 'licence to practice' from an employer.  

 

The purpose of this qualification is to confirm Learners have obtained the clinical skills and competence in an occupational role, such as an Ambulance Technician, to the standards required.

 

The learner will:

 

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a clinician and others providing first response emergency and urgent care

 

2. Be able to communicate with service users and others to determine professional opinion, obtain clinical advice and inform clinical decision making

 

3. Know how to conduct research relevant to pre-hospital care practice

 

4. Understand human anatomy and physiology and the effects disease and disorders have on the body

 

5. Know how to assess and manage acute symptoms for a range of conditions

 

6. Be able to assess and manage a patient with chest pain

 

7. Know how to recognize and manage life threatening infections

 

8. Know how to support labour and childbirth

 

9. Know how to support older people and service users with specific needs

 

10. Know how to provide end of life care

 

11. Be able to manage a range of pre-hospital care incidents in line with current legislation, protocols and guidelines

 

12. Be able to manage resources for a range of pre-hospital care incidents

 

13. Understand post incident management in the pre-hospital care environment

 

14. Be able to interpret electrocardiogram (ECG) and capnography in order to inform treatment decisions

 

15. Know how to manage patients affected by incapacitating agents


Dates & Cost:

Total Cost: £2990.00 inclusive of VAT

Dates: Next course starts 2nd July 2018

 

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Health and Safety & Security Training

Impact Security and Medical Training Ltd offer a wide range of Security based training options (including Close protection, Door Supervision and CCTV Operations), as well as First Aid, Fire Safety, Physical Intervention, Conflict Management, Hostile Environment and Health and Safety training courses (manual handling). We are also an accredited provider for teacher training and are approved under the Ministry of Defence’s Enhanced Learning Credits scheme to offer resettlement training to serving and ex-military personnel.

Security Services

At Impact Security and Medical Training Ltd we provide a variety of professional security services both in the UK and overseas.


We specialise in Close Protection Officers (CPO'S), covert surveillance operations and manned guarding (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

News

Impact Security and Medical Training Ltd recently delivered a Level 2 Door Supervisor course to 7 candidates, and we are delighted to announce that they all successfully passed with flying colours! This means they can get started in their exciting new career by applying for the Security Industry Authority (SIA) Door Supervisor licence as they are now qualified to work as a door supervisor within the private security industry or as a security guard. Well done from the team at Impact.

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Phone

Call 0871 2000 127

Colchester
01206 562366

Manchester
0161 2588 703

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Peartree Road,  Colchester, Essex, CO3 0JN


Broadhurst House, 

Top Floor, Bury Old Road, 

Salford, Manchester, M7 4QX

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