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FAA Level 2 Award in Student First Aid (RQF)
in First Aid, Nuco Training courses, Schools and Education

FAA Level 2 Award in Student First Aid (RQF)

A brand new regulated first aid qualification for students aged 11+ THE ANNOUNCEMENT The Government has announced that health education will become compulsory in all state-funded schools in England from September 2020 and this includes basic first aid training. The new 3-hour Level 2 Award in Student First Aid has been designed for key stage 3 and key stage 4 students (11+ years) and fulfils...

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19 Feb 2020
Health and safety statistics 2018
in Health and Safety

Health and safety statistics 2018

The HSE published online today (31st October 2018) the latest statistics on work-related health and safety in Great Britain, including the following key annual figures (2017/18): 1.4 million working people suffering from work-related ill health 2,595 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2016) 144 workers killed at work 555,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey 71,062 injuries to employees reported...

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31 Oct 2018
First Aid for Mental Health Instructor Course
in First Aid, News

First Aid for Mental Health Instructor Course

The new First Aid for Mental Health instructor course is now available to book starting in January 2019. This 3-day course will enable you to teach the new Ofqual regulated FAA Awards in First Aid for Mental Health: The course is suitable for anyone with an interest in delivering the new half-day level 1, 1-day level 2 and 2-day level 3 qualifications in First Aid...

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07 Sep 2018
Forestry First Aid (+F) for instructors
in First Aid, News

Forestry First Aid (+F) for instructors

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new regulated qualification – FAA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid for instructors. This is a 2-hour bolt-on course, which can be run in conjunction with either an EFAW course or an FAW course. In order to teach the course, you need to be a Nuco registered First Aid and Catastrophic Bleeding Control Instructor. You will...

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06 Aug 2018
Training Firefighters in Afghanistan
in First Aid

Training Firefighters in Afghanistan

Congratulations to the group of Firefighters in Afghanistan for achieving their FAA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work with Nuco instructor, Richie Mackenzie. The courses were delivered to upskill the local firefighters as part of a rehabilitation programme – well done to all.

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20 Apr 2017
Choosing a competent first aid training organisation
in First Aid

Choosing a competent first aid training organisation

Since 1 October 2013 HSE no longer approves first aid training and qualifications – and no longer approves first aid training organisations. This means that businesses have more flexibility in how they manage their provision of first aid in the workplace. Nuco Training are working on updating all of the resources to meet these protocol changes. As soon as they are available, we will be...

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20 Sep 2016
2015 Resuscitation guidelines
in First Aid, News

2015 Resuscitation guidelines

The 15th October 2015 was a date of great significance for our industry, as it saw the latest protocol changes from The Resuscitation Council (UK). Nuco Training are working on updating all of the resources to meet these protocol changes. As soon as they are available, we will be notifying instructors with a link to download the latest updates to your teaching resources. Download the...

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29 Oct 2015
Automated External Defibrillators on Aircraft
in First Aid, News

Automated External Defibrillators on Aircraft

Resuscitation Council statement … Airlines are required to train cabin crew in first aid and to carry first-aid kits. Since 2004, the Federal Aviation Authority has required all US commercial airlines to carry AEDs on passenger flights that are large enough to have at least one flight attendant and to train cabin crew in their use. The first airline to carry defibrillators was British Caledonian...

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26 Aug 2015
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