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Mental Health First Aid Instructor Course

07

Sep 2018

Mental Health First Aid Instructor Course

The new Mental Health First Aid instructor course is now available to book starting in January 2019. This 3-day course will enable you to teach the new Ofqual regulated awards in Mental Health First Aid: 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 Mental Health First Aid and...

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Forestry First Aid (+F) for instructors

06

Aug 2018

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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Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

10

Jun 2016

Mini Medics – First Aid and Defibrillation for Children

Nuco Training is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new initiative: First Aid and Defibrillation for Children This is a very basic introduction to First Aid and Defibrillation for all children and aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 11, but it can suit children of any age. The course is kept at a basic level with no use of confusing...

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2015 Resuscitation guidelines

29

Oct 2015

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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Automated External Defibrillators on Aircraft

26

Aug 2015

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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The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

12

Aug 2015

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Health & Safety news from the HSE … The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force in Great Britain on 6 April 2015. They set out what people involved in construction work need to do to protect themselves from harm and anyone the work affects. Whatever your role in construction, CDM aims to improve health and safety in the industry by helping you...

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Instructor Annual Monitoring in First Aid

09

Jul 2015

Instructor Annual Monitoring in First Aid

You should be aware that the Regulatory Bodies require that every First Aid Instructor is monitored annually to comply with their regulations. Monitoring should be done on an annual basis so it is important to ensure that, by the end of the year, all your Instructors will have been monitored during 2015. If an Instructor has attended an Instructor Update which included being monitored on their...

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Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

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May 2015

Lifesaving action at Alston Traincare

Lifesavers – Andy Wall and Russell Rowley receive awards from Andy Jeynes A trio of workers from a train maintenance firm have been praised for saving the life of a colleague. Andy Wall, Barry Parkes and Russell Rowley, who all work at Alston, off Jones Road in Wolverhampton, came to to the rescue of an unnamed contractor who suffered a cardiac arrest. Mr Wall, a...

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