First Aid Training 2017-18

First AidThe Outdoor Learning Service provide a range of first aid training for Midlothian Council Staff. Details of all our courses are shown below.

All courses are provided to HSE standard as per the First Aid at Work regulations (1981) and Guidance on Training provision as outlined in HSE guidance GIS3 and follow the SQA qualification Level 6 units.  Scroll down for details of courses or alternatively you can download a printable list of courses.

Link to downloadable list of courses click here 

Please scroll down page for availability

Recent delegate feedback 

 “I really enjoyed the course and feel a lot more confident”

“Covered everything and more which I would deal with…”

“A good balance between practical and theory – takes in account learning styles”

“Information on course was very good – I will take back to school

To book a course please complete the Booking Form  and email/post to the Outdoor Learning Team outdoorlearning@midlothian.gov.uk

All courses must be booked by using the booking form at link below

Please note a cancellation fee may apply if delegates cancel within  7 days of course start date(£20.00 – full price if no show on event date)

No bookings can be taken without completion of a booking form.  This can be emailed back, contact details below. For staff external to Midlothian Council – please contact us if you wish to book.

For any other First Aid enquiries please contact us.
For  a Booking Form click here  
Tea/Coffee is provided at these courses but please arrange your own lunch.

Please note from January 2017 – SQA  Certification is now available for all units delivered.

Emergency First Aid at work (EFAW 6 hours)

This one day course (6 hours) EFAW course is aimed at key individuals who have been designated to provide first aid provision for low risk workplaces in the Council. It covers the SQA , SQCF level 6  Unit – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Cost MLC Staff £45.00.

Time : 0900-1600 (1 Day)

 

EFAW Course Dates 2016 -2017  Venue (click venue name for directions)
Friday 27th October 2017 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Friday 29th November 2017 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Monday 8th January 2018 (INSET DAY) Bilston Primary School (Full – contact for info)
Tuesday 27th February 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Tuesday 2oth March 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Friday 27th April 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Monday 21st May 2018 (INSET DAY) Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Friday 15th June 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Tuesday 17th August 2018 (INSET DAY) Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Friday 21st September 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Monday 22nd October 2018 (INSET DAY) Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Friday 23rd November 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 
Wednesday 12th December 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms 

First Aid at Work (FAW 18 Hours)

A three day (18 Hours) Course is aimed at key individuals who have been designated to provide first aiid provision for medium to high risk workplaces. This course covers SQA Units

  • SQA , SQCF level 6 Unit – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace
  • SQA, SQCF level 6 Unit – Recognition and Management of Illness in the Workplace

Cost – MLC Staff £130.00

Time: 0900 – 1600(3 Day)

 

FAW Course Dates 2016-17 Venue (click venue name for directions)
Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd & Wed 4th October 2017 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Tuesday 9th -Thursday 11th October 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms

First Aid at Work Requalification (12 hours)

This two day (12 Hour) FAWR course is aimed at first aiders who have previously attended the three day First Aid at Work (FAW) course who need to re-qualify after 3 years to maintain their First Aid at Work Certificate, covering;

  • SQA , SQCF level 6 Unit – Emergency First Aid in the Workplace .
  • SQA, SQCF level 6 Unit – Recognition and management of Illness in the Workplace

Cost MLC Staff: £90.00.

Times 0900-1600 (2 Day)

 

Revalidation Course Dates 2016 -2017  Venue (click venue name for directions)
Thursday 16th & Friday 17th November 2017 (sorry now cancelled) Strathesk Primary School Community Rooms
Thursday 19th and Friday 15th Feb 2018 Gorebridge Primary School Community Rooms
Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th November 2018 Strathesk Primary School Community rooms