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First Response Emergency Care

First Response Emergency Care (FREC) is now available in Northern Ireland!

This new vocational route is the first step to becoming a Paramedic outside of a University Degree in the UK, with this qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance services, event medical sector or who work in high risk environments; this new qualification is set to become the standard in pre-hospital qualifications.

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New Qualifications

We have just been approved to deliver a range of Level 4 Internal Quality Assurance qualifications today from AoFA Qualifications.

We can now deliver:

  • Level 4 (QCF) Understanding the IQA of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Level 4 (QCF) Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice
  • Level 4 (QCF) External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice

This adds to our ever growing list of qualifications to meet the requirements of individuals and businesses within Northern Ireland working within the vocational arena delivering regulated qualifications.

As an Awarding Organisation many Training Providers cannot get approved because they do not have an Internal Qualified Assurer (IQA), which is a mandatory part of becoming approved to offer Ofqual regulated qualification from an Awarding Body.

These courses are not the CPD days, they are actual QCF Regulated qualifications that do not expire…. have a look at the training section of our website for their details

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Half Price Courses!

50-off50% Off Courses booked online!

Use coupon code SCTNIHALFOFF

Valid for all courses scheduled and booked online.

Offer expires 31/07/2016

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SIA Approves Level 3 First Person on Scene Intermediate

SIAThe Security Industry Authority (SIA) now recognise the Level 3 First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF) we deliver here at SCTNI as an acceptable First Aid Qualification for the Close Protection within the Private Security Industry.

The SIA require officers in Close Protection Security Industry to hold a suitable first aid related qualification.  The Level 3 First Person on Scene qualification provides learners with the knowledge and lifesaving skills to assess, manage and treat a patient in a trauma and/or medical emergency and to stabilise the patient.  It has been designed at a Level 3 to more closely recognise the officer’s responsibilities and activities in close protection.

This qualification is also regulated by Ofqual and is clinically endorsed by the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care. The recognition will shortly be listed on the SIA website: www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk.

Keep an eye out as we launch our other security related qualifications!

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Proposed De-Regulation of First Aid at Work Training

HSENIThe HSENI, the governing body who regulate the First Aid at Work (FAW) training in Northern Ireland have published a consultation document on proposals to remove their role in the approval and monitoring of Workplace First Aid Training in Northern Ireland.

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