Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Humphreys Training.

Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Humphreys Training.

You can book as many employees as you like on a course. (Some of our sites have a maximum number per room). We work with small groups of a maximum of 12 per instructor. So if you have more than 12 we use additional instructors and rooms to keep the ratio low.

If you have more than 3 employees requiring a course it is often more cost effective to run the course at your business or workplace. Saving money, time and travel expenses.

This course can then be made specific for your workplace. A free first aid needs assessment can also be carried out at the same time.

The decision on what to provide will be influenced by the findings of the first-aid needs assessment.

For an assessment of your business first aid or individual needs call 07814799777 or email info@humphreystraining.co.uk

The HSE recommend that after completing a first aid course you refresh your knowledge every year until your requalification.

Annual refreshers are the best way to stay up to date with the latest UK resuscitation council guidelines.

All first aid certificates are valid for 3 years. The HSE recommend ongoing training to maintain competence within this time. This can be achieved in your workplace or booking an annual refresher.

You can book as many employees as you like on a course. (Some of our sites have a maximum number per room). We work with small groups of a maximum of 12 per instructor. So if you have more than 12 we use additional instructors and rooms to keep the ratio low.

If you have more than 3 employees requiring a course it is often more cost effective to run the course at your business or workplace. Saving money, time and travel expenses.

This course can then be made specific for your workplace. A free first aid needs assessment can also be carried out at the same time.

There are two recognised first aid courses available. The 1 day QCF Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) and the 3 day initial/2 day QCF Level 3 refresher First Aid at Work (FAW). Your employer should carry out an assessment of first aid needs to determine what level of course is required.

The EFAW is normally sufficient for low risk environments such as office based staff where the severity and likelihood of injury is low. The FAW is a more in depth course for those wishing to increase their knowledge of first aid or work in higher risk areas.

For those who look after children such as nannies or child minders, a specific Ofsted approved first aid course would be required. These are the 1 day Paediatric Emergency first aid or the 2 day Paediatric.

If your work is specifically activity related then a tailed QCF Level 2 Activity First Aid course is available.

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. These Regulations apply to all workplaces including those with less than five employees and to the self-employed.

What is ‘adequate and appropriate’ will depend on the circumstances in the workplace. This includes whether trained first-aiders are needed, what should be included in a first-aid box and if a first-aid room is required. Employers should carry out an assessment of first-aid needs to determine what to provide.

The Regulations do not place a legal duty on employers to make first-aid provision for non-employees such as the public or children in schools. However, the HSE strongly recommends that non-employees are included in an assessment of first-aid needs and that provision is made for them.

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