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First aid training in Birmingham is crucial in the workplace for the safety of all employees and visitors, to ensure all machinery and equipment are used properly and daily operations are managed correctly. On a construction site, first aid training is even more important due to the higher risks in such environments, such as falls, electrical hazards and machinery accidents and the potential deathly consequences.  

Coming to GTAccess for your powered access platforms in Birmingham is the smart choice for any company operating onsite as we provide a range of courses to safeguard all our machinery is used correctly. Ensuring optimum functionality and safety for all personnel in the area.  

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Our first aid training

At our Birmingham depot and training centre, you have access to a range of first aid and mental health courses, providing you with the skills and knowledge you need to ensure a safe workplace for all.  

Highfield Level 3 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (RQF)

This training course is intended to teach all participants knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident, first aid skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), proper use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and providing immediate first aid to a casualty who is choking, bleeding externally and dealing with hypovolaemic shock.

First Aid at Work Qualifying (FAW)

This first aid training in Birmingham provides participants with a higher level of training to ensure they can administer first aid for numerous conditions. Completion of this course will result in a certified qualification, valid for three years. This course is ideal for individuals exposed to greater hazards, such as construction sites and manufacturing.

First Aid at Work Refresher (FAW-R)

This refresher course is designed for anyone who has completed the first aid at work qualifying course and needs their certificate renewed. Participants will be able to continue demonstrating the practical administration of safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergencies, whilst learning all the latest techniques and having their knowledge refreshed.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Our course on mental health first aid in Birmingham is designed to teach attendees to recognise the signs of mental health issues in others and be able to offer first-level support and intervention before encouraging them to access professional help and support. Participants will also be in a position to help break the stigma of mental health issues in the workplace.

What will I learn?

Our first aid courses in Birmingham aim to provide an all-encompassing combination of skills and knowledge to all attendees that can be transferred directly to the workplace, a benefit to a range of industries, including tree surgery, fit-outs, cleaning, warehousing, construction and more. A range of knowledge and skills is essential to provide first aid to various situations, so our courses cover all necessities, including the following:  

  • The role of the first aider. 
  • Health and safety regulations. 
  • Incident assessment. 
  • Provision of first aid for a casualty who is choking, bleeding externally or in shock.  
  • Best ways to provide empathy and listening to mental health sufferers. 
  • Correct use of a defibrillator including pad placement and prompts.  

Other course content provided by our range of first aid courses includes administering CPR, reacting to seizures, burns, choking, minor injuries and helping a casualty effectively to aid quicker recovery.  

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Why choose GTAccess for first aid training in Birmingham?

At GTAccess we provide a full range of first aid courses that integrate a high level of mental health knowledge and understanding to ensure all attendees qualify with the skills and knowledge to be able to react to many situations at work where personnel require an emergency response.  

All our courses last between one and three days, are Highfield accredited and are led by experts which is why we have such a high pass rate. All graduates are presented with a certificate that lasts three years.  

Training options with GTAccess

At GTAccess we provide a range of new, used and refurbished MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) for all industries and pride ourselves on offering the associated and required training for safe and proper operation. This doesn’t just minimise the risk of accident or injury to onsite personnel but also provides the operational knowledge for optimal function of all equipment and machinery making it most efficient and cost-effective.  

Other training available at our training centres throughout the UK include IPAF Operator, IPAF Harness Training, IPAF Load/Unload, IPAF MEWPS for Managers, IPAF CAP as well as a range of PASMA Mobile Access and CITB Site Safety Plus courses.  


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Got more questions about our first aid training courses in Birmingham?

All our first aid courses in Birmingham can be completed within three days. Our Emergency First Aid at Work Course takes one day to complete, the First Aid at work Qualifying course and Mental Health First Aid training are completed in two days, whereas our First Aid at Work Refresher training will take three days.

In the UK, employers are obligated to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work, as set out in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981.

Absolutely. We provide onsite first aid training courses throughout the UK. Get in touch with our friendly team to determine the ideal course for your requirements and book a convenient date for your participants.

The difference between basic and standard first aid is determined by the depth of the training and the skills and knowledge obtained. Basic first aid will give you the skills to help in an emergency as discussed in this article, whereas a standard first aid course will take two days to complete and covers further topics, such as fractures, sprains, poisonings, strokes and heart attacks.

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At GTAccess, we provide comprehensive first aid training that doesn’t just make you a more valued member of the team, it makes you a more valued member of society. Book now! 

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