Archive for April, 2009

First Aid at Work (currently 4-day) vs. Emergency First Aid (1-day) shootout

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

No – it’s not the Wild West ! Just a review of the two most popular first aid courses.

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How to pass the food hygiene course

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

It is really quite easy for most people to pass the food hygiene course

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Do I need an alcohol licence ?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

Not if you are drinking the stuff ! But if you are selling alcohol then you will probably need a Personal Licence which you can apply for when qualified (go on the APLH course) or at least to be authorised to sell by a Personal Licence holder. Note – you place of work will also neeed a another type of alcohol licence – a Premises Licence.  See next week’s post for details.

Defibrillator Training – how do you train people ?

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

We train people to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) which is a machine designed to administer an electric shock to a casualty whose heart has stopped beating normally. You might have seen such techniques on TV shows such as ER and Casualty.

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I want to open a bar.

Monday, April 13th, 2009

To open a bar or to run a pub you will need two types of licences :

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