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All of our courses meet required standards and cover their strict course guidelines. Our trainers have a combined experience teaching and practicing first aid of over 20 years.

A full range of Approved First Aid training courses for individuals and organisations offering nationally accredited courses delivered and assessed by qualified professional people who will deliver training based on your requirements.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: 1 Day

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

Designed to give candidates the qualification and training necessary to become a qualified first aider for their workplace for 3 years, the course follows a broad first aid syllabus which we adapt to pay particular interest to areas specific to your industry. The qualification is fully compliant with all legislation and is of paramount importance for any workplace to ensure they have suitably trained staff.

This qualification will give candidates the skills and knowledge to provide basic emergency first aid in the work place. Most businesses are required by law to provide competent people able to deliver first aid to employees.

We can provide individual candidates with training at one of our training centres or we can deliver group courses in your work place. All candidates are provided with a manual to keep for future reference and a first aid training kit to use on the course.

    What the course covers
  • Understanding the role of the first aider
  • Assessing emergency situations
  • Use of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Cross-infection
  • Administering CPR

Hot to treat
  • Unconscious casualties
  • Choking casualties
  • Bleeding casualties
  • Casualties in shock
  • Casualties with minor injuries

First Aid at Work

Duration: 3 Days

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

BCA provides the three day first aid at work qualification. We are an approved training provider for first aid at work courses. Although this has a generic first aid syllabus we adapt the course to pay particular interest in areas specific to your industry.

    The three day course covers
  • Understanding the role of the first aider
  • Assessing emergency situations
  • Use of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Cross-infection
  • Administering CPR
  • Dealing with unconscious casualties
  • Choking casualties
  • Bleeding casualties
  • Casualties in shock
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Treatment of common medical conditions such as anaphylactic shock, diabetes, asthma and epilepsy
  • Treatment of eye, bone, muscle, spinal, chest and nose injuries
  • Chest injuries and poisoning

This qualification will give candidates the skills and knowledge to provide basic first aid in the work place. Most business are required by law to provide competent people to deliver first aid to employees. We can provide individual candidates with training at one of our training centres or we can deliver group courses in your work place. All candidates are provided with a manual to keep for future reference and a first aid training kit to use on the course.

Each candidate will be required to take a multiple choice question paper. You will also be assessed independently on practical demonstration of C.P.R, unconscious casualty and treatment of a casualty with two injuries. You will be provided with a certificate valid for 3 years once fully passing the course.
First Aid at Work Renewal

Duration: 2 Days

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

BCA provides the two day first aid at work renewal qualification. We are an approved training provider for first aid at work courses. Although this has a generic first aid syllabus we adapt the course to pay particular interest in areas specific to your industry.

    The two day course covers
  • Understanding the role of the first aider
  • Assessing emergency situations
  • Use of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Cross-infection
  • Administering CPR
  • Dealing with unconscious casualties
  • Choking casualties
  • Bleeding casualties
  • Casualties in shock
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Treatment of common medical conditions such as anaphylactic shock, diabetes, asthma and epilepsy
  • Treatment of eye, bone, muscle, spinal, chest and nose injuries
  • Chest injuries and poisoning

This qualification will give candidates the skills and knowledge to provide basic first aid in the work place. Most business are required by law to provide competent people to deliver first aid to employees. We can provide individual candidates with training at one of our training centres or we can deliver group courses in your work place. All candidates are provided with a manual to keep for future reference and a first aid training kit to use on the course.

This course may only be taken by those who have a current and valid 3 day first aid at work qualification. You must be able to provide your certificate before the course commences. Each candidate will be required to take a multiple choice question paper. You will also be assessed independently on practical demonstration of C.P.R, unconscious casualty and treatment of a casualty with two injuries. You will be provided with a certificate valid for 3 years once fully passing the course.
Paediatric First Aid

Duration: 2 Days

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 16 years old or older, and have a good comprehension of the English language.

The 2-day paediatric first aid course gives candidates the opportunity to acquire foundational first aid knowledge enabling them to deal with first aid situations and emergencies involving minors.

The course fully meets the requirements of the Early Years foundation stage statutory framework to ensure staff are suitably trained.

    Covered on the course
    The course covers basic first aid treatment for babies and young children, and covers various injuries and medical conditions:
  • First aid kit contents
  • Understanding resuscitation and CPR
  • Primary, secondary surveys and recovery position
  • Adult, junior and baby choking
  • Burns, poisons and other medical conditions
  • Wounds and bleeds
  • Treatment for minor medical conditions (such as shock)
  • Application of slings, treatment for head injuries
  • Dealing with unconscious casualties and treatments

How the course is assessed
Each candidate will be required to take a multiple-choice question paper and will be assessed independently on a practical demonstration of CPR.

Additional Information
Candidates must be at least 16 years old before the day of training. They should also be fluent in English to be able to fully understand the theory of the course. BCA can provide assistance to those who may require further support with learning. You will be issued a certificate valid for 3 years on passing the course.
Paediatric Awareness

Duration: 2 Hours

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 16 years old or older, and have a good comprehension of the English language.

BCA offers the 2-hour paediatric awareness course to give candidates the opportunity to gain an understanding of foundational first aid principles when working with minors.

Each participant will receive a comprehensive paediatric first aid manual that includes both the subjects covered on the course and many more first aid topics. The aim is for candidates to gain confidence in knowing what to do in a first aid emergency and give basic first aid until professional help arrives.

Covered on the course
The course covers first aid treatment of babies and children up to the age of 12, and includes training on CPR, recovery position, first aid kits and the treatment of burns, broken bones, bleeding, poisoning and other injuries. The syllabus follows protocols from the British Resuscitation Council.

Additional Information
The course is suitable for parents, child caregivers and anyone who works with minors. Candidates must be at least 16 years old before the day of training. They should also be fluent in English to be able to fully understand the theory of the course.

There is no formal assessment on this course. All candidates will receive a certificate of attendance.

Defibrillator Training

Duration: 1 Day

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

BCA provides the automated external defibrillator course. We are an approved training provider for first aid at work courses. The syllabus of this course is from the recommended guidelines from the Resuscitation Council (UK) for use of automated external defibrillator by a lay person. The course is designed to give confidence to individuals who may have to use a defibrillator in an emergency situation.

    The four hour course covers
  • Recap of CPR and primary survey
  • Complications with the AED
  • Heart rhythms
  • How to use the AED

This qualification will give candidates the skills and knowledge to use an AED. AED’s are becoming more common with some large retailers having one in every store, they are appearing on train station platforms and various other locations. The use of an AED in the correct circumstances can increase the chance of survival by up to 75%. We can provide individual candidates with training at one of our training centres or we can deliver group courses in your work place. All candidates are provided with a manual to keep for future reference. We provide all equipment including manikins, AED, wipes and props.

Each candidate will be required to attend the full training with competency assess by the trainer throughout the course. The delegate will be required to demonstrate to the trainer how to use a defibrillator safely in a simulated scenario.

You will be provided with a certificate valid for 1 year once fully passing the course.
EPI Pen (Auto Injection)

Duration: 1 Day

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

The syllabus of this course is from the recommended guidelines from the Resuscitation Council (UK) for use of auto injection pens by a lay person.

    The four hour course covers
  • Introduction to auto injection
  • Introduction to anaphylaxis
  • CPR refresher adult, child and baby
  • Common types of auto injection
  • Competent use of auto injection

Why the EPI Pen course?
This qualification will give candidates the skills and knowledge to use various types of auto injection pens. This is essential for people providing first aid to public or providing first aid to people with known allergies. This course is popular with people who care for children. The course is designed to give confidence to individuals who may have to use an auto injection pen (EPI Pen) in an emergency situation.

We can provide individual candidates with training at one of our training centres or we can deliver group courses in your work place. All candidates are provided with a manual to keep for future reference. We provide all equipment including manikins, auto injectors (EPI Pens), wipes and props.

Each candidate will be required to attend the full training with competency assess by the trainer throughout the course. The delegate will be required to demonstrate to the trainer how to use an auto injection pen (EPI Pen) safely in a simulated scenario.

You will be provided with a certificate valid for 1 year once fully passing the course.
First Person on Scene (Basic)

Duration: 2 Days

Entry Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years old or older, and are recommended to be in good health.

This course is designed to provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to administer immediate life support to a casualty in the first 20 minutes of an emergency before paramedics or other help arrives.

The effective intervention methods taught have been shown to make a difference in survival outcome of patients. It is aimed at people involved in providing initial emergency care, such as community responders, fire and police officers, cabin crew and security staff, and involves both theoretical teaching and practical demonstrations.

    Covered on the course
  • The pre-hospital environment (including minimizing the risk of infection)
  • Patient assessment
  • Respiration and airway management
  • Basic life support and automated external defibrillation (AED)
  • Recovery position
  • Circulation and shock treatment
  • Medical-related emergencies (eg. diabetes and epilepsy)
  • Airway stabilization
  • Basic life support and recovery position
  • Trauma-related emergencies (eg. bone, joint and ligament injuries or burns) (optional)

How the course is assessed
The course assessment measures both the practical and theoretical knowledge of candidate and includes a 30-minute exam paper comprised of 25 true/false and multiple-choice questions, and practical assessments lasting 45 minutes covering three aspects of the course, each with associated oral questions.