Health and Safety

We run a number of health and safety related courses covering a wide range of topics which may be relevant to your organisation. You can choose from face to face or online learning depending on your needs. Use the tabs below to find out more about each of the courses or view our list of CPD courses.

We are pleased to include within our training offer, courses that are provided by our trusted delivery partner, The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions. By working with FAB we can provide quality and affordable first aid training to meet your needs. 

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) [1 Day]

QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

Is your Workplace Prepared?

Did you know that an estimated 555,000 workers in Britain sustained an injury at work in 2017/18?
The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. However, having the correct first aid provision in the workplace is not just a legal requirement, it is incredibly important for the safety of all members of staff!

The QA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace. Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks.

What’s Covered?

  • The roles and responsibilities of an emergency first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR and defibrillation
  • Recovery Position
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries
    • Cuts, grazes and bruises
    • Minor burns and scalds

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

This is a 1 day course that provides you with a valid certificate for 3 years and is regulated by Ofqual.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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L3 Award in First Aid at Work (Qualsafe) [3 Days]

The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require all employers to make arrangements to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. This includes carrying out a risk assessment, appointing a suitable amount of first aiders and providing appropriate first aid training. Intended Audience The QA Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification, specifically designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. It is also ideal for people who have a specific responsibility to provide first aid in voluntary and community activities. Content Over a 3 day period, Learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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L3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (Qualsafe) [2 Days]

This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in administering first aid effectively to children and infants in line with current practices and meets Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirements. This two day Paediatric First Aid training course is designed for people who care for infants and children, including day nurseries, pre-schools, before and after school clubs for children, childminders, nannies and carers of children at home. It introduces trainees to the application of first aid to children and infants in emergency situations and to respond promptly and appropriately to a range of situations and incidents in order to preserve life and protect casualties until specialist aid is available. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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L2 Award in Activity First Aid (Qualsafe)

This nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations that can arise in both adults and children whilst taking part in outdoor or activity based activities. It has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility at work or in voluntary and community activities to provide first aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing etc. Learners will look at and develop skills in managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, Choking, head and spinal injuries, abdominal injuries, anaphylaxis and more.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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Basic Life Support and Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator -AED

This course is about management of basic life support situations that require immediate response. This will include resuscitation and life support interventions for individuals who may be experiencing failure or deterioration of critical bodily function or other life-threatening conditions. The course also covers preparing for and performing external defibrillation on an individual in order to establish an effective cardiac rhythm. This covers setting up and operating automated external defibrillation equipment. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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Basic Life Support & Management of Anaphylaxis

The Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Management of Anaphylaxis qualification has been designed for those who have a specific responsibility at work, at home or in voluntary and community activities, to provide basic life support and manage anaphylaxis when dealing with an emergency. Over a half day period, successful Learners will attain the knowledge and practical competencies needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: managing a casualty with anaphylaxis, CPR, common anaphylaxis triggers, signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, treatment and more.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. This 4-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress. Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions are this can only be carried out by Healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and where they can go to get help.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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FAA Level 2 in First Aid for Mental Health

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. This 6-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a range of mental health conditions, how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will know how to recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse. They will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and know how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace. Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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FAA Level 3 in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

Each year approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health condition and at least 1 in 6 employees experience common mental health problems in the workplace. This 12-hour qualification provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a wide range of mental health conditions and learn about the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers. They will know how to start a supportive conversation and when and how to signpost a person to seek appropriate professional help. Learners will recognise and manage stress and understand the impact of substance abuse. Learners will learn about the first aid action plan for mental health, be able to put it in place and understand how to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace. Learners will not diagnose or treat mental health conditions as this can only be carried out by healthcare professionals but will gain the knowledge to identify when a person may have a condition and know where they can go to get help.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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Level 2 Award in Pet First Aid (VTQ)

This course is designed for pet owners or animal professionals alike. On this half day session you will cover topics such as:

  • Pet first aid and the law
  • The vet and your role in first aid
  • Keeping your pet safe in an emergency
  • Car Accidents
  • Pet Proofing your home
  • How pets show pain
  • Checking your pet's health and finding out what is normal
  • Taking a Pulse
  • Pet First Aid Kits Breathing and respiratory problems
  • Pet CPR
  • Drowning and Treatment
  • Shock
  • Pet fractures treatment
  • Spinal injury and moving an injured pet
  • Medical Conditions
  • Types of Bleeding
  • Dressings, bandages and controlling bleeding
  • Nail and Claw Injuries
  • Dog Digestive Process
  • Vomiting in Animals
  • Dehydration in pets
  • High Temperatures and Heatstroke
  • Hypothermia Treatment
  • Choking
  • Bites and Stings
  • Fleas and Ticks
  • Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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Level 2 Award in Food Allergen Awareness and Control in Catering

This qualification is aimed at food handlers and other staff involved in food preparation and service who work within the catering industry. The course is designed to provide knowledge and understanding of food allergens and foods that commonly cause intolerances, their characteristics and effects, the importance of effectively communication information regarding allergenic ingredients to customers and how staff can minimise the risk of cross-contamination from allergenic ingredients.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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Level 2 Award in Food Safety

The level 2 Award in Food Safety in catering is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for people working or planning to work in the food catering industry. Learners will build an understanding of safe food handling practices and the importance of keeping foods safe. Topics covered include food safety laws, types of contamination and the associated risks, bacteriology, personal hygiene and safe food handling practices.

This training is brought to you by East Riding Voluntary Action Services (ERVAS) LTD and delivered by The First Aid Box Training & Event Solutions.

If you would like any information regarding this course please don’t hesitate to email training@ervas.org.uk or keep an eye on the events calendar for upcoming training dates.

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