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We have been providing First Aid training at Low Port for over 20 years and are a registered Qualsafe Awards provider which allows us to deliver accredited qualifications that are included on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).  As a result all of our First Aid courses are delivered to an extremely high standard following a nationally recognised sylabus which in turn means that any of the Qualsafe Awards qualifications gained with us will meet the requirements to become recognised first aider in the workplace.

Emergency First Aid at Work

A six hour course for those who need emergency first aid training covering a range of conditions. This is the minimum requirement for a person to be approved as a First Aider for operating in low risk environments, workplace or excursions. The course includes both theory and practical sessions and training enables staff to provide emergency support. Course members must be physically capable to participate in this course. Valid for Three years.

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QA Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF)

This three day course provides practical skills and theory to equip candidates to deal with first aid emergencies. It is a suitable qualification for employees responsible for first aid within the workplace and for those who are responsible for groups and excursions in higher risk environments or activities. Course members must be physically capable to participate in this course. Valid for three years.

L3 FAW (QCF) Initial course information

Next Course(s)

Date: 17, 23 & 24 November

Time: 9am - 4pm

Cost: £189

QA Level 3 First Aid at Work (QCF) Requalification

A two day course to re-validate the First Aid at Work qualification. This training updates the course candidate in new first aid practise and provides them with the opportunity to develop their existing first aid skills and knowledge. Course members must be physically capable to participate in this course. Valid for three years. It is strongly recommended that candidates attend an annual refresher to maintain skills.

L3 FAW (QCF) Requalification course information

Next Course(s)

Date: 15 & 16 November

Time: 9am - 4pm

Cost: £130

First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

This three hour course provides an opportunity for participants to practise and improve their existing first aid skills. It is highly recommended for anyone who has any valid first aid qualification to attend Refresher First Aid workshops on an annual basis so that they are better prepared to deal with serious first aid incidents.

Next Course(s)

Date: 2 Nov, 8 Nov, 18 Nov, 1 Dec, 7 Dec, 11 Jan, 8 Feb

Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Cost: £31

First Aid for Sports Coaches

A one day course suitable for coaches working with athletes, based on sports injuries and regular accidents in sport. A best practice for sports club coaches to have.

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Infant First Aid

A two hour course aimed at parents / carers of young children providing essential first aid skills and knowledge specific to young children.

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BCU Aquatic First Aid & RYA Small Craft First Aid

A one day course which provides first aid training for those who operate in an aquatic environment. This course covers first aid skills and relevant topics such as drowning, hypothermia etc. An element of training is delivered outdoors using simulated scenarios related to water based incidents .Course members must be physically capable to participate fully in this training.

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Outdoor First Aid

A two day (16 hour) course which provides first aid training and practical skills which are suitable for those who lead or take part in outdoor activities. This qualification is suitable for use alongside many of the NGB leadership / coaching awards. A large element of training is delivered outdoors using simulated scenarios. Course members must be physically capable to participate in this training.

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Low Port Centre, 1 Blackness Road, Linlithgow, West Lothian, EH49 7HZ, Tel:01506 284400, Fax: 01506 284409

Email: lowport.centre@westlothian.gov.uk