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March 7th: The first prototype version of DFM Self Protection goes online.

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First Aid Courses

DFM Self-protection can also organise a full range of Health and Safety Accredited and Recognised First Aid courses.

The courses can be provided onsite nationally or offsite in pre-selected training sessions.

All trainers are experts in the field of first aid and courses are accredited.
As well as a certificate, participants also receive a colourful training manual which they can refer to refresh their memories of what is learned on the course.

The course covers all the basics of first aid and is must for anyone in charge or responsible for others.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID: APPOINTED PERSON

This course is suitable for anyone in a position that requires them to take charge of an incident where first aid assistance is needed.

These include designated employees for first aid assistance, amateur sports coaches and instructors, tutors, health and safety officers for private leisure groups, charity youth workers and many, many more.


Each participant receives a colourful training manual that they can refer to after the course as well as training aids for the retention of the core skills learned.

They also receive a certificate to say they are Emergency First Aid Trained which can be added to their personal resume.
It is Good Practice for all groups – whether amateur or professional – to have an appointed person for first aid.

The fact your organisation has an Appointed First Aid Person can be included in your organisation’s literature and publicity materials.


The course lasts between five and six hours with breaks.


Participants learn the principles of first aid, how to manage incidents effectively; how to treat unconscious people; when and how to resuscitate, what to do with some one choking; how to stop bleeding wounds and how to treat burns, and how to do assist a casualty with broken bones and fractures.

£75.00 per person OFFSITE Open Courses
From £395 per course ONSITE Closed Courses
(Email for details: phil.selfprotection@hotmail.co.uk)


First Aid at Work


Under the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations Act, 1981) all employers must have a First Aider at work.

These two courses are for those who have been nominated by their company as a First Aid Officer.

The courses cover all areas in the legislation and include colour training manuals, certificates and further training material.

The First Aid at Work course is a 24 hour course.
The First Aid at Work Retrain course is a 12 hour  course.

FIRST AID AT WORK & FIRST AID AT WORK RE-QUALIFICATION

These courses are suitable for anyone who has been designated as a First Aid Responder for their company, organisation or group to full fill the obligations laid down by the Health and Safety Executive (First Aid Regulations Act, 1981).

Each participant receives a colourful manual and a certificate as well as training materials designed to retain the core skills learned on the course.

The First Aid at Work course is a 24 hour course. The First Aid at Work Re-Qualification course is a 12 hour course.

The Re-Qualification course includes: prevention of cross infection; Anaphylaxis; heart conditions (Angina/Heart Attack/Sudden Cardiac Arrest); Stroke; Head Injuries; Soft Tissue Injuries; Poisons; Epilepsy; Diabetes; Eye Injuries; Legal Requirements; Record Keeping; Casualty Transportation.

phil.doherty@martialnews.co.uk

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID COURSE

DFM Self-protection can organise First Aid Courses for those who work with children.

The course is designed for those working with children up to eight-years-old and meets Ofsted requirements for childminders and the DfES Approved Carers Scheme.

These two courses are for those who have been nominated by their company as a First Aid Officer.

The course covers all the basics of first aid and is must for anyone in charge or responsible for others.

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID

This course is for people working with younger children – those up to eight years old – or working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education.
The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies involving young children.

The course focuses on emergency scenarios that are faced by professionals, including teachers, au pairs and playgroup leaders, looking after young children. 


It meets Ofsted requirements for registered child minders and the requirements for nannies under the DfES Approved Carers Scheme.

It can also be used as evidence for employees working towards an NVQ in Childcare and Education. 

The Paediatric First Aid Course includes:
The First Aid Kit, Action planning; Treatment of unconsciousness; Resuscitation; Choking; Asthma & Diabetic emergencies; Head injuries; Seizures; Bleeding; Burns; Sprains/Strains/Fractures; Poisoning/Bites/Stings; Foreign objects; and Childhood conditions (Meningitis/Croup/Sickle cell etc)

phil.doherty@martialnews.co.uk