Acorn Health & Safety
Unit 2, Tower Lane Business Park, Tower Lane, Warmley
Why do our customers choose us?
Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainers all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by professional qualifications.
They have gained their hands-on first aid experience from a variety of different backgrounds over many years including nursing, armed forces, emergency services, hospitality, Voluntary Aid Societies, as well as other industry sectors before becoming qualified instructors.
Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.
How do we approach first aid at work training?
Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:
- Understanding the role of a first aider
- Contents of a first aid kit
- Record keeping
- The unconscious casualty
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the safe use of a defibrillator
- Management of a choking casualty
- External bleeding and shock
- Catastrophic bleeding and the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
- Providing appropriate first aid for minor injuries, including small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds and splinters
- Major illnesses including asthma, anaphylaxis, stroke, angina and heart attacks
- Fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
- Head injuries
- Eye injuries
- Burns and scalds
Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required. Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
This course is of 18 hours (three days) duration
What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?
We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed course certificate indicating compliance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.
Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have. You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.
Our First Aid at Work course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.
We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.
Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation. These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.
We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.
Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.
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Method of Assessment: Theory and Practical Assessment
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