Face to Face Training

At Midlands Health & Safety Consultancy, all of our consultants are NUCO Instructors. Nuco Training is an international training company that provides specialised instructor training for those who teach First Aid, Health & Safety, Manual Handling and Fire Safety to ensure fully competent instructors.

We offer in-house, accredited health and safety and first aid training courses with certification of completion. Our courses are accredited by a governing body that is supported by regulatory awarded organisations such as Qfqual and SQA.

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Our courses include:

Fire Safety Level 1

Course Duration: Minimum 4 hours

This course is ideal to give all members of staff basic fire training to increase awareness and cooperation in the event of a fire in the workplace. It covers regulations, the fire triangle, evacuation, fire equipment, good housekeeping, the law, training requirements, calling the fire service, fire doors, smoke alarms, risk assessing and precautions.

Fire Safety Level 2

Course Duration: Minimum 6 hours

This qualification covers the causes and characteristics of fire and smoke spread in the workplace and the components of the fire triangle. It also covers the hazards during and after a fire, means of escape, methods of fire detection, raising the alarm plus how to safely extinguish the different types of fire – whether it be electrical, relating to hazardous materials or any other.

Also included are legal responsibilities, fire risk assessments, and the role of the fire warden.

Health & Safety Level 1

Course Duration: 4 hours

The qualification covers the key terms used in health and safety, so that the learner is familiar with everything they read or hear within their new environment. It also covers the duties of employers and employees, creating awareness of the main hazards and risks in the workplace. Ideal for all employees.

Health & Safety Level 2

Course Duration: 8 hours

The qualification covers the principal aspects, elements, procedures and duties of employers and employees. It also highlights the consequences of non-compliance with health and safety legislation, the requirements for training and competence and the ways in which health and safety information can be communicated and the completion of risk assessments and method statements on tasks completed within the company. This course is suitable for managers and supervisors.The qualification assumes no prior knowledge.

Manual Handling Level 2

Course Duration: 6 hours

This course provides learners with invaluable knowledge and understanding of the importance of safe manual handling, risk assessments for manual handling and guidance on appropriate control measures. It includes the duties of employers and employees in relation to manual handling plus the use of mechanical and non – mechanical aids and the hierarchy of control.

First Aid Training Courses

Level 3 First Aid at Work

Course Duration: 3 days

This course is designed for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. Over a 3 day period, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of first aid situations, including: assessing an incident, managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, heart attacks, choking, head and spinal injuries, fractures, anaphylaxis and more.

Level 3 First Aid Requalification

Course Duration: 2 Days

This 2-day First Aid at Work course is designed for those who currently hold a First Aid at Work qualification and are due to expire. Successful qualification on this course is based on practical assessments conducted throughout the course and written test papers each day.

Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

Course Duration: 6 hours

Where an organisation’s risk assessment of First Aid needs identifies that there is a requirement for Emergency First Aid at Work practitioners, then this national Award in Emergency First Aid at Work satisfies the requirements of the regulatory body for First Aid – the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). All learners will have the skills and knowledge to provide the organisation with Emergency First Aider’s that can provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

Student first aid training

Course Duration: 3 hours

The government have announced that health education is compulsory in all state funded schools in England including basic first aid training.  The 3 hour qualification has been designed for key stage 3 & 4 students  (11 plus years). A fantastic opportunity for students to enhance their CV and develop new life skills.

Annual Refresher for First Aiders

Course Duration: Contact us for more info

Although it is not mandatory, the HSE strongly recommend that HSE qualified First Aiders and Emergency First Aiders undertake an first aid annual refresher course in order to keep their skills up-to-date and refreshed. The qualification period for both groups of First Aiders is 3-years. It was felt that this period was too long without any additional training.

In-House Training

In-House Manual Handing and Lifting Aids Training

Course Duration: 4 hours

This half day course ensures that delegates are confident in completing safe manual handing practice whilst at work. Covering different types on mechanical and non – mechanical aids, hierarchy of control and dynamic thought processes for risk assessment to implement safe manual handling. This is followed by a practical assessment specific to the companies manual handling practices.

In-House Fire Marshal

Course Duration: 4 hours

This half day course provides information on basic fire safety and the duty and roles of a Fire Marshal. Upon completion the delegates will leave with the understanding of the duties that need to be conducted proactively in regards to fire safety. Competent Fire Marshal training certificates are issued upon completion.