First Aid for Complementary Therapists Course (FIR1)
This superb First Aid Course is fully accredited by the FHT and includes additional information and practice of Complementary First Aid Techniques.
I.T.S. (Innaminicka Training Services) has been a registered First-Aid Training company for 30 years; working initially with the Health and Safety Executive (H.S.E.) and now with Qualsafe.
I.T.S. provides Ofqual accredited first-aid certificated courses and courses tailored to the candidates needs. Our Tutors Nina and Mark are two of I.T.S’s First-Aid Tutors, Assessors and IQA’s. Nina is a qualified Bowen Practitioner and Aromatherapist, and has been a member of the British Red Cross Commercial training team as a trainer and examiner. Having been a RGN Level 1 nurse since 1985 presently Nina works in a busy residential school where she constantly puts her nursing and first-aid training into practical use. Mark has retired from the Police Service after 30 years of service where among other roles he was a police medic. For many years he has also been a member of the British Red Cross as a volunteer and a member of their Commercial training team as a trainer and examiner.
Nina and Mark both volunteer for South East Coast Ambulance Service as Community First Responders.
This accredited course provides ideal training for therapists, people involved in the health and leisure industry and everyone who seeks the knowledge to manage First-Aid situations confidently.
Please see below for course content.
Studies commence at 9.30 a.m. and finish at 5.30 p.m.
Topics addressed during the Course:
- Roles &Respnsibilities as a First Aider, Legal Requirements
- Action in an emergency situation
- CPR for adults including A.E.D Recovery Position
- First Aid Kit
- Complementary Therapies and First Aid
- Management of simple injuries
- Conscious Casualty & Conditions a therapist might encounter, including the following:
- Breathing Issues and Anaphylaxis
- Heart conditions
- Hypovolaemic shock
Upon completion of the day Candidates will have: First aid knowledge, as a therapist, to cover duty of care and beyond. Course notes / hand-outs. Face guard.
Certificates (valid for 3 years) are awarded to completing Students
This course is accredited by the FHT (5 CPD points) and many Associations accept this Course as part of their membership requirements.
"Excellent day, both tutors very clear in their instructions. I enjoyed the practical work and would definitely do a First Aid Course with them again".
"Excellent training, very clear. Good hand-outs, great demonstrations, fun and informative".
"Many thanks for a very comprehensive course. Very clear and practical. Easy to follow and understand".
"Very interesting. Really enjoyed the interactive learning. Fantastic tutors".
"Very well run, enjoyable course. Well organised. Good mix of theory and practical. Lots of useful information which I had forgotten".
"Well organised and beautifully presented. Very pleased with this course. Thank you".