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Max Persons: 12    

Duration: 1 Days (6 hours)

Course Summary:
This course is ideal for coaches, leaders and guides who are involved in paddlesport or other water-based activities. Candidates successfully completing this course will be equipped to respond to a medical emergency or accident where water is an additional hazard.


Note: The skills learned on this course are also relevant to the home environment and workplace. The course is longer than an Emergency First Aid at Work course due to the extra training given to working in a paddlesport arena.

 

SYLLABUS

  • roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
  • assessing an incident;
  • unconscious casualties (including seizure);
  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation; including mannequins dressed in buoyancy aid and helmet
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • choking;
  • Wounds and bleeding;
  • Shock;
  • Medical emergencies (Heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis)
  • Minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters);
  • Environmental (Hypothermia and Hyperthermia

CERTIFICATION

Successful candidates will be awarded the Aquatic First Aid Level 1 certificate valid for 3 years.

ACCREDITATION

The award is certificated by British Canoeing Lifeguards.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Duration: one-day (7 hours)
Maximum Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor
Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment
Pre-requisite: Minimum age of 16

GROUP BOOKINGS

£440 1-8 persons
£600 9-12 persons

inclusive of certification, first aid manual, refreshments

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Feedback from Previous Attendees

 

  • Really enjoyable and informative course, delivered expertly. Support materials and teaching aids were great. Thanks
  • A great course, really enjoyed it. Many thanks.
  • A great course very safely delivered given the covid restrictions. Still able to think about incidents and be better prepared for what to do if they occur.
  • In depth training
  • Scenarios were very useful and informative, especially the reflective learning.
  • Another great day! Really enjoyed it. Many Thanks.
  • Well run and fun course despite the challenges of running in covid.
  • Strange times with Covid but course was well executed and great use of additional tools to support. 😊
  • Amazing course. I feel much more confident. Amazing trainer. I think this is the first training session I haven’t fallen asleep or even wanted to. Team Andrew 😊
  • Great course. Lots of work and commmitment from Decisive First Aid. Extra miles done for us to enjoy and to like the course. Very motivating.
  • The Instructor Andy was brilliant. He presented himself and course really well.
  • Very good course. Andrew was engaging and it was an interactive course, all done in a covid secure way.
  • Great course/Great Teacher – Would highly recommend.
  • Trainer delivered the course very well, kept us engaged.
  • Very well run – feel the course met my expectations and I feel confident to deal with issues.
  • Andrew explained things very clearly and was enjoyable to listen to. Just the right amount of information for a one day course.
  • Great course, good use of slides and practical exercises.
  • I particularly liked the friendly relaxed attitude.
  • It was interactive with real life examples.
  • I loved the practical method and I love learning more about helping people.
  • I learned new things I am confident will come in handy one day and hopefully be able to help someone should the situation present itself.
  • Really happy with the content we covered.
  • A very good day, enjoyable and informative.
  • Very organised event. Professional
  • Excellent course. Excellent tutor.
  • Very well delivered. Excellent equipment with a chance to try everything. Learning needs met. Thanks
  • Lovely First Aid course
  • Attended Emergency First Aid at Work course with Andrew in Stevenage this was an excellent course, very informative and all practical skills assessed.
  • As a person with dyslexia all possible assistance was given to me without any difficulty.
  • I liked the use of props to demonstrate.
  • Very much informative.
  • I particularly liked how the training linked to our own work environment. Very Interesting and easy to follow.
  • Andrew explained everything clearly and made the whole course interesting throughout.
  • I liked the scenarios.
  • I particularly liked the hands on training
  • Really good course.
  • Very informative. I feel I am prepared as I can be for if such a situation should arise. Fantastic Training.
  • Feel confident that if ever needed to put into practice/real incident, I would be happy to do so.
  • Good course, easy to follow.
  • The bespoke nature of the course and the overall delivery.
  • I particularly liked the experience of the trainer and relating to real life situations.
  • Great course, good use of slides and practical exercises.
  • I particularly liked the friendly relaxed attitude.
  • It was interactive with real life examples.
  • I loved the practical method and I love learning more about helping people.
  • I learned new things I am confident will come in handy one day and hopefully be able to help someone should the situation present itself.
  • Really happy with the content we covered.
  • A very good day, enjoyable and informative.

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