A young blonde lady in a khaki parka attends to a man's ankle. It looks as if he has fallen down the stairs, as he is sitting halfway up them. They are concrete, outdoor steps leading from a building and bordered by metal handrails. He is holding his leg with gloved hands.  He is wearing khaki trousers and a navy wax jacket.

First Aid

Trustworthy Services offers a wide range of high quality, fully certified First Aid courses including:

First Aid Award (FAA) Level 3 in First Aid at Work (RQF) three day course

This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling you to deal with emergency situations confidently in a prompt, safe and effective way. 

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting 

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty 

  • Fractures and spinal injuries

  • Control of bleeding

  • Poisoning

  • Burns

  • Epilepsy

  • Resuscitation and AED awareness 

  • Bandaging

  • Heart attacks

  • Head injuries

  • Chest injuries

  • Asthma

  • Stroke

  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis) 

  • Choking

  • Eye injuries

  • Sprains and strains

  • Diabetes

FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF) one day course

This one-day course will give you the skills and knowledge to provide treatment to casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Responsibilities and reporting

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Basic hygiene in First Aid

  • Resuscitation and AED awareness

  • Anatomy

  • Minor injuries

  • Bleeding control

  • Burns

  • Choking 

  • Epilepsy

  • Shock

Annual refreshers

 

We offer refreshers for both courses, including a half day refresher and a two-day course for those wishing to renew their qualification. 

 

Paediatric First Aid

FAA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) two day course

This detailed, three-day course will give you the skills and knowledge to tackle a range of first aid situations in children.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider

  • Primary survey

  • Resuscitation
    (CPR including the safe use of an AED)

  • Wounds, bleeding and shock

  • Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis

  • Head, neck and back injuries

  • Seizure

  • Choking

  • Minor injuries

  • Recovery position

  • Fractures

  • Foreign bodies

  • Diabetic emergencies 

  • Asthma

  • Meningitis

  • Febrile convulsions

  • Extreme cold and heat 

  • Electrical incidents

FAA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) one day course

This one-day course will give you the skills and knowledge to tackle a range of first aid situations in children. This is the first unit of the level 3 award and you may, if you wish want to progress to achieve the two-day award.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Role of the Paediatric First Aider

  • Primary survey

  • Resuscitation
    (CPR including the safe use of an AED) 

  • Wounds, bleeding and shock

• Seizure
• Choking
• Minor injuries
• Recovery position

A plastic doll or dummy being used by a participant to practice how to deal with choking in young children. The doll has a pale pink sleeveless tabard on with bright pink bias binding. Underneath is a white long sleeved vest. The participant has her hand on the doll's back. Her nails are painted crimson.
A first aider wearing a red jumper. He is outdoors attending to a young boy who appears to have fallen. The main is wearing blue surgical gloves and is supporting the boy, holding his right hand and appearing to try to help him up. The boy has his right leg slightly raised. The boy is grimacing in pain. He has a red and navy puffer jacket on with its hood up and dark trousers, which are stained with mud. He has fallen on a path bordered by a wildflower bank.

Outdoor First Aid

FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF) two day course

 

This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling you to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • First Aid Equipment

  • Environmental factors

  • Moving a casualty

  • Heart attacks

  • Head injuries

  • Chest injuries

  • Burns and scalds 

  • Epilepsy

  • Heat exhaustion

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

  • Choking

  • Eye injuries

  • Abdominal injuries

  • Asthma

  • Hypothermia

  • Bites and stings

  •  Prioritising treatment

  • Bandaging

  • Fractures and spinal injuries

  • Control of bleeding

  • Poisoning

  • Sprains and strains

  • Diabetes

  • Frostbite

  • Minor injuries

FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency Outdoor First Aid (RQF) one day course

The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to respond to a range of emergency outdoor situations, including summoning assistance, responding to changes in vital signs, administering CPR and blood loss.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • What is outdoor first aid?

  • Monitoring

  • Secondary assessment

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • First aid equipment 

  • Scene survey

  • Resuscitation

  • Hypovolaemic shock

  • Summon assistance

  • Primary survey

  • Disorders of respiration

Forestry First Aid

FAA Level 3 Award in Forestry First Aid (RQF) one day course

The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to respond to a range of emergency situations in a forestry or agricultural environment. It supplements any existing First Aid at Work qualification you may hold and and covers the recommended topics stated in the Forestry Commission First Aid policy 2015.

The course explores:

  • Emergency planning and remote medical assistance 

  • Catastrophic Bleeding Control

  • Crush injuries

  • Effects of extreme cold

  • Lyme disease

A first aider in a red jacket supports a young man in dark clothing outside on a forest path lined with autumn leaves. The young man is sitting on the ground by a mossy tree trunk clutching his chest. He looks distressed. The first aider is next to the man, making an emergency phone call and he has his hand on the man's shoulder.
 
 

Other, related courses

FAA Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support (RQF) half day course
FAA Level 3 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF) two day course
FAA Level 3 Award in Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis (RQF) one day course
Appointed Person (for organisations that do not require a First Aider) two hour course
 
FAA Level 2 Award in Student First Aid three hour course