Courses we offer

Our courses are designed to be engaging, creative and challenging. Cloudberry Medical is an approved provider of ITC first aid courses that are OfQual and SQA approved. This means we deliver a range of environment or sector specific, well resourced, tailored courses that are rigorously monitored. We are also a member of the Association of First Aiders.

You can read about the type of courses we offer below. We can also work with you to create tailored programmes or provide skills refresher training of various kinds. Group and in-house training can be arranged. If you are interested in something arranged on an individual or group basis please get in touch through our contact page.

All our course fees include registration and certification, specific training manuals for your course and use of first aid or other equipment.

"I have done first aid courses in the past but this exceeded all expectations. The experience of working outside was amazing in bringing first aid to life for me" (Outdoor Course Participant 2012)

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Sport, Exercise & Leisure First Aid

 

Why would I want to do this course?

This 4 hour active course is designed for sport, exercise and leisure activity participants, coaches and helpers. It can be taken as a stand alone award or is useful as a skills refresher. The course includes basic life saving skills and managing sports related injuries and incidents. We guarantee no sitting around on this course!

An additional short module in the use of External Automated Defibrillators (AEDs) can be added if required.

What would I do on this course?
The 4 hour course will be spent in interactive, practical activity. It will be delivered by qualified teachers and trainers who also have practical work and first aid experience in the sport, exercise and leisure sector.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

Assess the situation so you can act safely and effectively in an emergency
Deal with the unconscious person
Maintain a safe airway
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and deal with someone who is choking
Administer first aid to someone who is bleeding
Deal with someone who has chest pains
Make return to activity or play decisions using the SALTAPS system
Deal with sprains/strains and using ice
Recognise bone/joint injuries
Deal with concussion
Deal with the effects of heat & cold

Participants will practice managing sports and exercise related incidents on their own and in small groups.

What's included in the price?
Included in the price is an easy to follow individual course book on Sports First Aid and a certificate valid for 3 years.

I have a group needing training can you meet their needs?
Yes, we can adapt the course content and context to suit your group. If you require a more specific course please contact us or have a look at our other courses. We can also deliver courses at weekends, during evenings or night shifts.

Does this meet my statutory requirements?
This course does not meet work place statutory requirements for this you require either the Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work awards.

How do I keep my qualification valid?
The certificate is valid for 3 years and an annual skills refresher is recommended.

 

 

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