Health and Safety

Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Demonstrate your commitment to your employees’ mental health and wellbeing, reducing sickness absences and promoting a healthy workplace by training an equal number of mental health first aiders as physical first aiders. Learning takes place through a mix of group activities, presentations and discussions.

You will receive a course manual, a quick reference card for the Mental Health First Aid action plan and a workbook.

What you will learn:-

  • An in-depth understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of a range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), suicide, self-harm, eating disorders and psychosis
  • Confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress using the Mental Health First Aid action plan
  • Enhanced interpersonal skills such as non-judgemental listening
  • Knowledge to help someone recover by guiding them to further support such as employee assistance programme or external sources
  • Understanding of how to keep themselves safe while performing their duties

Fire Warden Training

This Fire Warden training course is a certificated course that defines, assists and instils confidence in those people who have a key role in the management of fire safety in the workplace. This course covers both the emergency and non-emergency issues of this vital role. The fire warden training course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and Health & Safety legislation.

  • Responsibilities and the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
  • Your evacuation arrangements
  • Undertaking the specific procedures in the event of a fire as per your Emergency Plan
  • The safe evacuation of persons with disabilities
  • The basic responsibilities in regard to fire systems
  • Testing arrangements
  • The chemistry of fire and the phenomenon associated with it

Level Three First Aid at Work Qualification – 3 day course

This First Aid at Work course is ideal for organisations who have recognised a need for qualified First Aiders. It meets all the latest requirements set by the HSE, OQFUAL and the Resuscitation Council, and is designed to provide delegates with the ability to address a range of emergency situations with confidence, composure, and practical skills.

With a minimum duration of 18 hours in the classroom, this course is typically held over three consecutive days.

This course is assessed through oral questioning, a written assessment, and practical demonstrations.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a certificate that is valid for three years.

This course covers a range of topics in detail, including (but not limited) to:

  • The legalities and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Resuscitation and AED awareness
  • Control of bleeding and shock (including anaphylaxis)
  • Serious injuries such as head, spinal, chest, and eye injuries
  • Burns and poisoning
  • Fractures, sprains, and strains
  • Common illnesses and injuries such as epilepsy, diabetes, strokes, and heart attacks

Health and Safety Awareness


You will learn about the importance of health and safety in the workplace, who is responsible for it, and gain some practical tips for carrying out simple risk assessments.

Course Benefits:

Delegates will come away with a firm understanding of relevant health and safety issues, and the ability to weigh up and make simple assessments of hazards and risks.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone needing a practical knowledge of health and safety requirements in the workplace.

Course Content:

  • Introduction
  • Job responsibilities
  • Health and Safety Law
  • European Directives
  • Risk Assessment with practical exercise
  • Questions and close

Duration: Half day

Manual Handling


You will learn how to:

Assess and handle loads correctly
Identify and deal with potentially hazardous loads
Implement systems to reduce the dangers of handling loads

Course Benefits:

Delegates will come away knowing best practice for moving and lifting all types of loads. They will have the knowledge and confidence to assess risks and avoid or reduce the need for lifting.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone whose job involves regular lifting, or supervises others that do.

Course Content:

  • Introduction and arrangements
  • Pre-course questions and issues
  • What is manual handling?
  • Problems associated with manual handling
  • Types of injury
  • Manual Handling legislation
  • Employee duties
  • Handling techniques
  • Film “Watch Your Back”
  • Practical exercise
  • Course review
  • Questions and close

Duration: Half day

Mental Health Awareness

This course raises awareness of mental health levels in the workplace and how best to provide support.

Your Workbook includes a helpful toolkit to also support your own mental health.

You will learn:

  • What mental health is and how to challenge stigma
  • A basic knowledge of some common mental health issues
  • An introduction to looking after your own mental health and maintaining wellbeing
  • Confidence to support someone in distress or who may be experiencing a mental health issue