Covid 19 – Update 12th June 2020

Update 12.06.2020

Training suspended until 7th July 2020 subject to government guidance, after this a fased return to training will be implemented.

Training Provision during the Corona Virus (Covid 19) Pandemic

In line with The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) guidance, only essential first aid training to ensure safe working practices for business’ should be carried until the Government’s Covid alert level has been reduce to level 3.

To determine requirements a First Aid Needs Assessment should be carried to establish if training is of an urgent nature. Further guidance can be found on the HSE website; https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/first-aid-certificate-coronavirus.htm
Your current First Aid training certificate and re-qualification course expiry dates, including Paediatric First Aid courses during the Pandemic.

When will they expire?

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) announced that if your First aid at work or Emergency first aid at work certificate expired on or after the 16th March and you were unable to access training to re-qualify due to the corona virus outbreak, the validity of these certificates can be extended up to 3 months. The cut off point for re-qualification training to be carried out is the 30th September 2020, after this point your certificate will expire.

The extension applies so long as you are able to:

• Explain why you haven’t been able to re-qualify.
• Demonstrate what steps you have taken to access the training, if asked to do so.

Additional First Aid course dates to be added.

Each course we run at our venue will be limited to 7 delegates per course. To ensure you retain a valid certificate and due the limited numbers of places, we recommend you book as soon as possible. Our website will be updated regularly with new dates.