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.
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To book a course please complete the Booking Form and email/post to the Outdoor Learning Team email@example.com
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.
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)
For 2019 – EFAW dates please click here for flyer with dates
Please note that due closure of service we are unable to offer FAW/ FAWR in 2019.
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|
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|
|Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th November 2018 (now cancelled)||Strathesk Primary School Community rooms|