Archive for December, 2009

Are there any benefits for having an AED on site?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

The treatment of sudden cardiac arrest is time critical and for every minute that defibrillation is delayed decreases the casualties chance of survival between 7 – 10%

An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) can provide a safe and easy to use means of defibrillation for the casualty

There is a significant increase in casualty survival rates where an AED has been in the first few minutes following a sudden cardiac arrest.

Is it a legal requirement to have an AED?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

There is no legal requirement at present to provide and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) but liability might arise under common law for failure to take adequate safeguards to protect members of the public, staff or contractors present at a facility.

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 do not prevent an employer making an AED available which could be of benefit to their employees or members of the public.

What is an AED?

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a small portable device that allows the user to deliver a defibrillation shock to a casualty in cardiac arrest but only if the casualty requires it.

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Our customers say……..

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Recent comments from a candidate who attended the PTLLS course

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7302 Certificate in Delivering Learning

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

The 7302 Certificate in Delivering Learning has been replaced by the award known as 7303  Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector which is also known as PTLLS.  This does not mean that as a trainer your existing award is not valid, however you will need to check with your employer or with the Awarding Body your organisation uses to find out if you need to upgrade to the new award.

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