Delivering Focused Health and Safety Training in Romford, Essex

Backed by more than 20 years of experience, Swift First Aid Training Ltd is proud to provide a variety of training courses. Based in Romford, Essex, we conduct first aid training programmes alongside IOSH Managing Safely courses. Individuals and businesses alike rely on the deft services we have to offer.

Free Consultations

To get started, we’ll provide you with a free consultation via the phone. In addition, we may arrange an in-person meeting in order to discuss the details of our services. You may visit our offices, or we will travel to your premises depending on your preferences. Once we have discussed the requirements of your organisation, we will tailor our training services to accommodate your needs to the letter.

Conveniently Located

The training we offer is held within your workplace. Alternatively, we may arrange to hold the training in a convenient venue. We are able to train a maximum of 12 people at one time.

Expert Training

A number of courses are available to choose from. This includes:

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (1-Day Course)
  • First Aid at Work (3-Day Course)
  • Paediatric First Aid (2-Day Course)
  • Basic Life Support
  • AED (Half-Day Course
  • Fire Marshall Training (Half-Day Course)
  • Manual Handling (Half-Day Course)
  • Health and Safety Level 2 (1-Day Course)

Additional Courses

With skill and expertise, we also offer IOSH Managing Safely training courses. This is a truly comprehensive 4-day course. The NEBOSH General Certificate (NGC1, NGC2, and NGC3) are also available. These are all-inclusive 10-day courses. Other available courses include the Site Manager Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) and the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS).

First Aid Courses

First Aid At Work

3 Day Course

Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection

Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness Incident

Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making

Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures

CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty, including drowning

Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock

Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters

Major Injuries – injuries to various bones including suspected head injuries, spinal injuries and chest injuries

Soft Tissue Injuries – to muscles & joints including dislocations

Major Burns and Scalds Eye Injuries – including how to irrigate an eye Sudden Poisoning & Stings – including anaphylactic shock

Major Illnesses – recognising the symptoms and how to treat heart attack, stroke and epilepsy, asthma and diabetes

Monitoring – Casualty Cards & monitoring plus hand over to rescue services

Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions

First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits


This course leads to a First Aid at Work level 3 QCF Qualification. Certificates are valid for three years.

Candidates can re-qualify by undertaking a First Aid at Work 2 Day Re-Qualification Course.

First Aid At Work Re-Qualification

2 Day Course

Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection

Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness Incident

Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making

Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures

CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty, including drowning

Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock

Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters

Major Injuries – injuries to various bones including suspected head injuries, spinal injuries and chest

injuries Soft Tissue Injuries – to muscles & joints including dislocations

Major Burns and Scalds Eye Injuries – including how to irrigate an eye

Sudden Poisoning & Stings – including anaphylactic shock

Major Illnesses – recognising the symptoms and how to treat heart attack, stroke and epilepsy, asthma and diabetes

Monitoring – Casualty Cards & monitoring plus hand over to rescue services

Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions

First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits


To undertake this course delegates must have a current First Aid At Work Certificate that has not expired for more than 14 days.

This course leads to a First Aid at Work level 3 QCF qualification.

Emergency First Aid At Work

1 Day Course

Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection

Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness

Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making

Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures

CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty, including drowning

Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock

Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters

Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions

First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits

This course leads to an Emergency First Aid at Work level 2 qualification.

CPR / BASIC LIFE SUPPORT / AED | 1 DAY COURSE

1 Day Course

Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection

Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness

Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making

Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures

BLS Scenarios

CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty

Chain of Survival

Brief Historical Introduction to AED

Heart Rhythms

AED Scenarios

Assessment

Dealing with the Aftermath

Evaluation


Certificates are valid for three years.

PAEDIATRIC FIRST AID | 2 DAY COURSE

2 Day Course

Being Safe – best practice including prevention of cross-infection

Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness

Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making

Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway, including Seizures

CPR & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty, including drowning

Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock

Minor Injuries – small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters 

Major Injuries – injuries to various bones including suspected head injuries, spinal injuries and chest injuries

Eye, Ears & Nose – how to manage an infant with foreign bodies in their eyes, ears or nose, including how to irrigate an eye

Common Medical Issues – including asthma, diabetes, and sickle cell anaemia

Sudden Illness – how to recognise and manage, including meningitis and febrile convulsions

Extreme Heat & Cold – how to recognise and treat the effects

Burns & Scalds – how to recognise and treat based on severity, including electric shock incidents

Bites, Stings & Poisons – including dealing with anaphylactic shock

Record Keeping – recording incidents and actions

First Aid Regulations – some awareness including First Aid kits


This course leads to level 2 QCF qualification. (This course meets and exceeds the requirements of OFSTED, SURESTART and the NCMA. It is suitable for people needing a 2 day (12 hour) first aid course for Adult, infant and child. This group includes child minders and carers)

Health & Safety Courses

Health & Safety Level 2

1 Day Course

QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) 1 Day Course


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their awareness of health and safety, including the role that everyone plays in maintaining a safe working environment.


Intended Audience
The QA Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (QCF) qualification is ideal for all employees to raise their awareness of health and safety in the workplace.


Course overview:
  • During this 1 day course, Learners will develop a greater understanding of health and safety issues.
  • Health and safety laws.
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy.
  • Identifying and controlling risks from common workplace hazards and more

COSHH

? Day Course

Forms of chemical and biological agents

Classification of substances

Routes of entry

Health hazards of specific agents

The role of COSHH

Workplace exposure limits and other sources of information

Control measures

Surveys for health risks

Environmental issues

Practical COSHH risk assessments


Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Food Hygiene

? Day Course

Level 2 Award in Food Safety in Catering

Everyone who works within Catering has a responsibility for safeguarding the health and safety of consumers and ensures that the food they serve or sell is perfectly safe. Our course can be tailored to meet the needs of the client.

Course Overview:

Introduction to food safety

Legislation / Law

Food safety hazards

Taking temperatures

Refrigeration, chilling and cold holding of foods

Cooking, hot holding and re heating foods

Food storage

Cleaning

Premises and equipment

Who should attend?

Anyone working in catering, manufacturing or a retail setting where food is prepared cooked and handled.


Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Manual Handling

? Day Course

This course aims to provide employees working with an understanding and awareness of Manual Handling and their individual and collective responsibilities under the organisation and legislative policies.

Course Overview:

Identify associated hazards before and during the handling of materials

Identify the associated risks

Identify and use required PPE correctly

Carry out assessment of items to be handled and associated risks

Carry out correct lifting techniques

Identify alternative handling methods

The spine

Definition of Manual Handling

Manual Handling Operations Regulations and Obligations

Identification of hazards

Reducing the risks

Management responsibilities

Employee responsibilities

Lifting equipment

Lifting methods


Certificates are valid for 3 years.

QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF) Half Day

This regulated and nationally recognised

qualification provides Learners with the opportunity to develop their fire
safety awareness to help ensure that they are keeping themselves and others safe at all times in the workplace.


Intended Audience

The QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF) qualification is designed for those who want to increase their awareness of fire safety in the workplace.

Course topics include:

  • Basic fire safety principles, including: causes of fires in the workplace.
  • Basic fire safety duties and responsibilities.
  • Principles of fire risk control.
  • Safe use of portable fire-fighting equipment and more.

QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (QCF) 1 Day

This regulated and nationally recognised qualification allows Learners to build an understanding of fire safety management and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.


Intended Audience

The QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (QCF) qualification has been designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals.

Course topics include:

  • Learners will develop their knowledge and skills in fire safety.
  • Learn how fires are caused, and the risks associated with fires.
  • Principles of fire safety management at work.
  • Understanding the role of a fire warden and more

Contact us today, in Romford, Essex, to take advantage of the first aid training and IOSH Managing Safely courses we offer.