We run a full range of accredited first aid courses and advanced first aid / pre hospital courses.
What training do we offer?
Our training focuses on vital first aid skills and knowledge. We can offer this to businesses and to individuals alike. Below is a list of courses available with us. Courses can be tailored to fit the precise needs of your industry. Public Service employees, Armed Forces Serving or Veterans - generous 'veterans discount' always on offerPlease get in touch if you would like to attend or require more information.
Veterans / Defence / Blue Light discount available
Training Courses - more than 'just' first aid!
All of these courses are are accredited and on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) framework First Aid coursesWe can deliver a full range of First Aid courses, tailored to meet your specific needEmergency First Aid at Work Level 3, 1 day course First aid at Work Level 3, 3 day course Combined FAW & Paed First Aid Level 3, 3 day courseFA@W Re-qualification Level 3, 2 day course FA@W Level 3, Annual Refresher, half day Basic Life Support and AED Use Level 2, half day courseForestry +F coursesThis short, yet informative course provides Learners with the knowledge and practical competencies needed for the treatment of injuries and diseases that could occur whilst working in a forestry/agricultural specific environment. Topics covered are: extreme hot and cold temperatures, managing catastrophic bleeding, crush injuries and Lyme disease.This qualification is designed to accompany a regulated First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work qualification and has been specifically developed to meet the recommendations of the Forestry Commission First Aid at Work Policy.Outdoor First Aid coursesThese courses are designed for anyone working in the outdoor environment, particularly those working with groups in outdoor pursuits. If you require this type of course to obtain or maintain an instructor qualification - PLEASE double check that the course criteria meets that of your awarding bodyActivity First aid, level 3, 1 day course
Advanced First Aid - Pre Hospital care
QA Level 3 First Response Emergency Care (RQF) 'FREC 3'
This regulated and nationally recognised prehospitalcare qualification is ideal for those seeking a career inthe emergency services, ambulance service, the eventand security medical sector or those who work in high riskworkplaces.Over a 5 day period, learners will gain the knowledge,skills and competencies needed to deal with a rangeof prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing apatient’s airway, catastrophic bleeding, management offractures, medical emergencies and more.Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – TheRoyal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling thecompetencies set out in the PHEM skills framework atdescriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect fora range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event MedicalResponder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more
Administering Emergency Medical Gases (RQF) Administering Emergency Oxygen (RQF) Safe Administration of Penthroxhas been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for providing treatment to patients who need medical gases administrating in Prehospital care environments, such as: those working in the police force, fire service or private ambulance sector
Catastrophic Bleeding Control
Skill Set Medical is an approved Celox training centre.
One of the most common and potentially preventable causes of traumatic death following major trauma is haemorrhage. External Haemorrhage Control – A Stepwise ApproachAn interactive course that combines theory and practice, to enable military and civilian emergency responders to recognise and manage catastrophic bleeding. The practical session includes prosthetic models with bleeding effects so learners get to manage haemorrhage in almost real time. Learners will be assessed during practical sessions to ensure they have attained the skills necessary. Certificated, worth up to 7-hours CPD.
First Aid for Mental Health courses
Level 1 award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health RQFHalf day courseThe learner will :know what mental health is, why people develop mental health issues, and the role of a First Aider in mental healthknow how to provide advice and practical support for a person presenting a suspected mental health conditionknow how to recognise and manage stressknow how to recognise a range of mental Health conditions. Level 2 award in First Aid for Mental Health RQFfull day courseAs per Level 1, plusUnderstand the impact of substance abuse on mental healthUnderstand the first aid action plan for mental health and be able to put it in placeknow how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace Level 3 award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health RQFtwo day courseAs per Level 1 and 2, plusUnderstand a range of mental health disorders and the support / therapy provided by professional healthcare providers
Skill Set Medical goes International
وغني عن تعيين المهارة "الطبية" الدوليةRecognised First Aid courses, and Trauma Modules such as Catastrophic Haemmorhage Controlمعترف بها من دورات الإسعافات الأولية، و "الوحدات النمطية للصدمات" مثل كارثة هايمورهاجي التحكمrecently run in Baghdad, Iraqto increase the skills and knowledge of locals and international team membersPlease get in touch if you would like more information on our International coursesيرجى الحصول على اتصال إذا كنت تريد المزيد من المعلومات عن الدورات الدولية
About our founder
I've been involved in Nursing & First Aid; practice and instruction since 1987 and have experience in many spheres of healthcare: from Accident & Emergency trauma to working as ambulance crew on 999 callouts; working within the secure environment of a Category A prison to a typical hospital ward environment as well as hostile environments.Experience:An Army Veteran with 23 years experience within the Regular and Reserve Forces I have also worked in the NHS and Private Sector as a Nurse, Trainer and Manager.Bill Anderson, RGN
Whether you have a question about what we do, would like to arrage some training or would like to arrange a professional service with Skill Set Medical, we would love to hear from you
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