In addition to existing EYFS requirements, newly qualified early years staff (with a full and relevant level 2 or level 3 childcare qualification) must have either a full PFA or an emergency PFA certificate before they can be included in the required adult: child ratios in an early years setting (including private, voluntary and independent providers; and schools).
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 … Read More
Proposed De-Regulation of First Aid at Work *Update* Proposed De-Regulation of First Aid at Work *Update* We have received the following communication today from the HSENI / EMAS in relation to the proposed de-regulation of First Aid at Work in Northern Ireland, which reads “The FAW section of the HSENI website first aid work has been updated to confirm that the necessary … Read More
The Health & Safety Executive (GB) has released a bulletin announcing that they now recognise Blended Learning as an acceptable method for the delivery of training; we have chosen Skype for Business as our online platform to help us deliver our courses online. SCTNI have chosen Skype for business to provide our online platform for interactive online delivery to assist … Read More
SIA APPROVES LEVEL 3 FIRST PERSON ON SCENE INTERMEDIATE The 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 … Read More
The HSENI have today notified us as a Training Provider, that with effect from the 1st April 2016, that they will no longer undertake pro-active monitoring visits of existing training providers approve new applications for first aid at work training providers require course notifications, amendment forms etc to be submitted. They have also advised that it is likely from the … Read More
Vocational route to becoming a Paramedic We are delighted to announce that instead of undertaking a 3-year Paramedic Science degree programme, those who wish to become a paramedic can now complete our progressive suite of vocational prehospital care qualifications as part of a HCPC approved programme in as little as 2 years! Set to revolutionise the industry, this fantastic new … Read More
Quickly work out and get your own personlaised First Aid Requirements report for your workplace by using our handy calculator. Simply put in all the details it asks you for like: Workplace Area (i.e. Store, Warehouse, Office) How mnay employees there are How many non-employees If there are any lone workers etc Other hazards And it will generate and email … Read More