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First Aid and Fire Safety Training
First Aid Primary Survey
First Aid Primary Survey
Fire Safety
Fire Safety

This First Aid and Fire Safety training is made up of two of our best-selling online courses, First Aid Primary Survey and Fire Safety. The courses have been developed in partnership with leading national training provider, First Response Training.

The courses are ideal as part of an induction for new employees or for those needing to refresh their knowledge. No previous qualifications or experience is necessary.

  • Online, self-paced training
  • Developed with experts First Response Training
  • Interactive courses with colourful animations
  • Complete in two to four hours
  • 24 hour learner support
  • Instant digital certificate on completion
Description

Why take this first aid and fire safety training?

A basic understanding of first aid will help learners know what to do if they are first on the scene of an accident, including how to assess the situation as a potential danger zone and how to assess the condition of a casualty following AVPU (Alert, Voice, Pain and Unresponsive) principles.

Employers are legally required by Fire Safety Regulations (The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace.

First Aid e-learning content

After taking the First Aid Primary Survey course, learners will:

  • Know what to do if you are first on the scene of an accident
  • Be able to assess the situation as a potential danger zone
  • Understand what is meant by AVPU
  • Understand Danger, Response, Airways, Breathing and Circulation
  • Understand the importance of the recovery position and how to apply it

Fire Safety e-learning content

After taking the Fire Safety course, learners will:

  • Understand the key legislation involving fire safety
  • Understand the legal requirements for workplace safety
  • Understand the "Fire Triangle" and how it may be used
  • Know how to react in a fire and understand the different warning systems
  • Understand the importance of an evacuation plan and key evacuation legislation
  • Understand the different types of fire and what the causes may be
  • Understand which type of fire extinguishers to use
  • Be able to take steps to minimise the risk of a fire occurring

Accreditation

The content of this training has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Duration

Both courses usually take between one and two hours each to complete, depending on the speed of learning. Learners do not have to complete all the training in one session as progress is recorded throughout and the training can be paused and resumed in our learning management system at any time.

Target audience

This training is aimed primarily at businesses who want to train their staff in fire safety procedures in the workplace and provide them a basic understanding of first aid principles.

Please note that the first aid training will not make your staff qualified first aiders. In order for someone to become a qualified first aider, further training that includes at least 18 training and assessment contact hours is required. More information on the legal duties of an employer can be found at: http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for taking this training.

Tests and certificates

Each end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion of each course. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy these courses?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy these courses. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy these courses and give them to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the courses work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. These courses can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for these courses. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Do these courses contain sound?

Yes, these courses contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.

How long are these certificate valid for?

There is no set time for how long the certificates are valid for. It is generally recognised that certificates are renewed every three years.

Discounts

Bulk discounts

A bulk discount structure applies for this training package based on the quantity you buy and is calculated automatically during checkout.

  • 25% discount from original price on 10 - 49 courses
  • 30% discount from original price on 50 + courses

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this training package, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please email salesteam@virtual-college.co.uk or call our sales team on 01943 885 085.

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