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Emergency First Aid at Work Courses for Therapists/General Public/Office Workers QCF qualification awarded by HABC

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First Aid Training Courses London and Manchester | Accredited Recognised Qualification.

For Therapists and The General Public

Professional QCF certificates issued will be valid for 3 years.

Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF)

Professional QCF qualification awarded by HABC

The Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Course is suitable for individuals or company's requirements and is perfect for those businesses that have been identified as 'lower risk' and it conforms to the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Please note - As of 1st October 2014 HSE no longer regulate first aid training, it is now Ofqual.

Under Ofqual there are a number of awarding bodies, we offer the popular choice of Highfield (HABC) at our London location and Qualsafe Awards at our Manchester Location.

Course Duration

The course is run over 1 day - £70 per person.


Includes, both theory and practical sessions within a relaxed atmosphere that is designed to promote confidence.


Qualification depends on delegates being successfully continuously assessed by the trainer, there is no formal examination.


Those students who complete the course to the required standard are issued with a certificate which is registered with the awarding body and is valid for a period of three years.

The Emergency First Aid at Work Courses for Therapists, the General Public & Office workers.

Are you a therapist working from home or in an alternative health environment?

Could one of your clients suffer a medical emergency or have an accident on your premises?

Would you know what to do if a client suffered a heart attack or had a fall in your therapy room?

Are you a member of the public or a staff member looking for an accredited First Aid Course?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions this course is for you!

Hours 10.30 - 4.30pm

The Emergency First Aid syllabus includes:

    - Recording & Reporting
    - Regulations
    - First Aid Priorities
    - Unconsciousness
    - Examining a Casualty
    - Fractures and soft tissue injuries
    - Burns and Scalds
    - Basic Life Support (CPR)
    - First Aid Kits
    - Control of Bleeding
    - Managing Incidents

Tea and coffee is provided on the day of your training and there are plenty of lovely places to choose from when taking your lunch break near by.

Accredited Certified & Insurable Course - Price £70.00

First Aid Course Outline

This is a 1 Day The Emergency First Aid at Work and QCF Approved Certificates issued will be valid for 3 years, in London and we offer a Qualsafe Awards certificate in Manchester.

How to…

  • Asses a casualty’s condition in an medical emergency and know what to do and when to get help.
  • Looking after your own safety as well and understand important principles of Infection Control
  • Understand D.R.A.B. & Resuscitation
  • Know how to place someone in the Recovery Position and look after their airway should they become unconscious
  • Deal with people who are choking
How to deal with and treat...
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Fractures
Lastly, understand....
  • What information to pass on to ambulance staff when they arrive
  • How to keep an accident book
  • How to keep and maintain a recognised and approved First Aid Kit

Venues on offer London or Manchester

Our exclusive training room venue in central London is just a few minutes walk from Goodge Street tube station and five minutes to the busy shopping street of Tottenham Court Road.

The training room is large with a lot of light and amazing facilities. Easy access from both Charing Cross, Victoria and many other mainline stations. Only a few minutes walk from Goodge Street tube station.

Please note we only take 12 students for the first aid course, if you are thinking of coming back to this venue for beauty or massage we only take 6-8 max due to the size of the room with couches.

We would rather use a smaller venue for first aid with a max of 12 than fill a cold hall with 30 plus like other providers - we offer smaller classes so you get one to one tuition.

By tube:

• Goodge Street (Northern line)

• Warren Street, Euston Station (Victoria&Northern lines)

• Great Portland Street (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan)

• Tottenham Court Road (Central&Northern)

Manchester, Prestwich M25 1JA Venue option

We are pleased to offer a venue in Prestwich Greater Manchester, a very popular clinic which is also set up for training courses and very easy to access.

The Centre provides a range of Complimentary Therapy treatments and Gateway Workshop Holistic and Beauty training courses in a relaxing environment and atmosphere.  The Centre is owned and run by Sue Cross who is a dedicated teacher and therapist and is supported by a team of experienced, friendly and professional therapists.

Ideally situated, overlooking the wonderful Heaton Park.  We are just a few minutes’ drive from the M60 ring road and a 3 minute walk from Heaton Park tram station making it easy to get to if you travel into Manchester via train, it takes just 10/15 mins from Victoria or Piccadilly train station.

We have plenty of free parking in front of the building.

Why train with us?

Affordable price - Our Price £70.00 per person (saving you around 50% half the price compared to other companies for a similar course)

This first aid course is provided by a company who provide Approved First Aid at Work and therapists Courses and are registered. The certification is provided through an QCF approved training company.

Stephan Wilcox - first aid tutor for Gateway for London

With over 25 years as an operational State Registered Paramedic with the Welsh Ambulance Service, Stephan has the knowledge and experience to deliver informative, interesting and up to date Ofqual training courses.

Why pay £180 per person with St Johns ambulance or more with other well known companies or on average £120 + with large private companies, instead train with us and we only charge just £70 per person with just a small £10 deposit to book on! (which comes off the price) with trainers who are expert in their fields.

Helen Watson - first aid tutor for Gateway for Manchester

25 years nursing experience within the NHS, registered Advanced Life Support Instructor with the Resuscitation Council (UK) and have many years training experience and designing courses and developing bespoke training packages as well as delivering regulated courses such as Emergency First Aid.  To ensure that my courses continue to represent current practice I continue to work clinically.

We only take up to 12 people per class, so instead of filling a room with 30 - 50 people we have small classes so you get more one to one training and real value for money! This also allows individual attention making learning even easier.

The class always goes ahead with 8 or more booked on and often we have full classes and a waiting list due to larger groups so it is best to book when you know a date suits you to ensure you get the date you want.

Often there are last minute bookings so it is worth booking your place now - if for any reason the course is cancelled (which is rare) you will be given a full refund or you can transfer your place to another date.


The course will enable you to feel more confident if faced with a medical emergency either at home, in the workplace or even in the street.

Governing and monitoring bodies such as the Complementary Medical Association, FHT, CTHA, BABTAC, The Guild and many more recognise the importance of First Aid Courses as examples of Good Practice and Continuous Professional Development. Government Health & Safety laws also require certain premises to ensure their staff are well prepared and trained in First Aid.


The course was clear & comprehensive. After a surprisingly short time i found i had the confidence to practise CPR in front on a group of strangers. The procedures were presented clearly and opportunities to ask questions were constantly encouraged. What a brilliant teacher and a fantastic course

Feedback about your tutor

Tutor was friendly, professional, extremely knowledgeable and put you completely at ease from the very beginning and imparts knowledge with ease and simplified any challenging situations where first aid could be necessary.

The course you attended, did it live up to expectation?

Way above my expectations

Jude Adams

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Certificates, Times, Venue and Balance Payment Information.

Certificates are given on the day of training, a recognised insurable qualification.

For course times, venue information etc please use/click on the information tabs above where this information can be found.

The balance of the course fee is paid direct to the tutor and they will contact you by email as soon as the deposit is paid for the course.

Our Extra Gifts to You!

You will get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation from your tutor.

You do NOT have to read this before your course.

You do NOT have to bring it with you as it is for later reference if you need it.

It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.

We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!

Course Accreditions

This course is insurable and accredited by the professional bodies, FHT, CTHA, Embody, Guild of Holistic Therapists, BABTAC.

For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above

Certifications/Qualifications Attained

This is a 1 Day The Emergency First Aid at Work and QCF (London) and Qualsafe Awards (Manchester) certificates issued will be valid for 3 years.

Specialising in small classes for individual attention

Why book with us - Accredited, Established, Trusted, Recognised and Insurable Qualifications

Feedback from our Students

Feedback from Charnjit Bains
Excellent course, tuition and tutor! The course was taught brilliantly with a variety of teaching methods - visual aids, shared experiences and hands on practice, which kept me attentive and engaged throughout the course. Excellent knowledge - I learned so much, thank you!


Feedback from Lauren
Really great tutor who was extremely personable, knowledgeable and made the large volume of info manageable. His personal experience and advice made me feel a lot more equipped to use the first aid knowledge in real life. Thank you so much


Feedback from David James
A fantastic informative first aid course, special mix of humour, knowledge and care to meet all the expectations that I had for the course. I particularly liked the way how he was able to the skills and knowledge he has acquired as a paramedic into this First Aid course.

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