The British Safety Council launches three new first aid qualifications

Considering the vital importance of first aid skills in the workplace as well as health and safety training providers’ needs to be able to offer a full suite of training courses, the British Safety Council has launched three new first aid qualifications. >

These are:

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work
This qualification is designed for individuals wishing to act as an emergency first aider in their workplace and is typically delivered over a one day session.

Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
Developed for individuals wishing to act as a first aider in their workplace, this qualification is usually delivered over three days.

Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid
Students of this course will gain the essential skills and knowledge required for providing first aid to children and infants. This qualification is typically delivered over three days.
The training providers and employers using the British Safety Council’s courses have the confidence in the quality of its training products since:

The British Safety Council is an expert provider of health and safety qualifications
The British Safety Council, a respected provider of knowledge in health, safety and environmental management, has used it extensive expertise to develop the new first aid learning programmes for the industry.

The British Safety Council is a one-stop-shop for health and safety qualifications across all the subjects and study levels
The British Safety Council is the only UK regulated Awarding Organisation to offer a complete suite of health and safety qualifications from Entry Level to Level 6 in the Qualifications and Credit Framework. Its qualifications are delivered by over 700 Approved Centres in the UK and abroad. The three new qualifications complement the existing British Safety Council’s course portfolio.

Training materials are user friendly and engaging
The British Safety Council provides trainers and students with assessment materials that are very easy to use and engaging, such as a practical assessment log books and knowledge-based assessment task lists. They facilitate learning and students' progress in a structured and efficient way.

The courses come with first-class customer service
The customers of the British Safety Council’s training programmes praise the organisation for the excellent customer service they receive.

The British Safety Council’s courses are competitively priced
The British Safety Council’s first aid qualifications are competitively priced and positioned to match the market’s demand for this type of training.

Commenting on the launch of the new qualifications, Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, said: “Recognising the importance of first aid skills in every workplace, that can mean the difference between life and death, and the training centres’ needs to be able to offer a full suite of essential health and safety courses, the British Safety Council has developed this new set of qualifications. We hope that it will contribute to making workplaces healthier and safer.

“Knowing how to administer basic first aid is a vital skill in a survival situation where professional medical help may not be available. The specific first aid requirements may vary depending on the workplace and educational establishments, which is reflected by the training modules developed using our extensive experience. We hope that they will give first aiders the skills to act in emergency situations and trainers the confidence to source educational material from the most trusted source.”