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First Aid for the Construction Industry

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Purple Hearts First Aid Training offers a variety of accredited courses specific to the construction industry ensuring HSE requirements are met, resulting in a workplace with competent First Aiders. We understand the importance of recognising the high-risk areas within your business, and therefore, tailor the course to meet your specific requirements.

Employers’ legal duties
The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure that their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work. For further information please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/firstaid/legislation.htm.

Emergency First Aid at Work Course Level 3 Award

This Ofqual accredited 1-day course is designed for businesses at low risk, and is suitable for individuals who are required to act as an Emergency First Aider at Work with the emphasis on preventing situations from becoming worse and maintaining life until help arrives.

'In house' Course
1-3 delegates £300
4-6 delegates £395
7-12 delegates £445

First Aid at Work Course Level 3 Award

This Ofqual accredited 3-day course covers all content as per HSE guidelines and is for individuals intending to act as a First Aider at Work. The course will provide attendees with the skills and knowledge necessary to give effective life support, diagnose and treat injuries and illness and maintain care and comfort of the casualty.

'In house' Course
1-3 delegates £695.00
4-6 delegates £845.00
7-12 delegates £1050.00

First Aid at Work Requalification Course

This Ofqual accredited 2-day course covers content as per HSE guidelines and is available to qualified First Aiders at Work who would like to renew their First Aid at Work qualification. This must be completed prior to the expiry of FAW.

'In house' Course
1-3 delegates £525
4-6 delegates £699
7-12 delegates £799

Annual First Aid Refresher Course (HSE recommended)

The HSE strongly recommends that both Emergency First Aiders at Work and First Aiders at Work undergo this 3-hour First Aid refresher training course annually to ensure they are up to date with current procedures and to keep their knowledge and skills fresh.

'In house' Courses
1-3 delegates £199.00
4-6 delegates £245.00
7-12 delegates £295.00

Basic Life Support and Safe use of Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Course (3 hours)

This 3-hour course in Automated External Defibrillation conforms to the current Resuscitation Councils (UK) guidelines. By the end of the course the trainee will understand when and how to confidently use the AED, ready for the Emergency Services to take over. This course will also cover Basic Life support.

'In-house' Course
1-6   delegates £265.00
7-12 delegates £335.00


Our clients include:

BFT Mastclimbing   Eastern Builders Safety Group   UK Exchangers: The heat transfer specialists 



What our clients say about us:

"Purple Hearts deliver a variety of First Aid and Mental Health courses for us on site with groups that can on occasion be quite challenging. Sarah and Karen are always very professional, and the delivery of their courses is always very engaging and interactive making the training experience of our delegates much more powerful."
Jon Deas - Skills, Employment & Stakeholder Manager
VolkerFitzpatrick-Kier Joint Venture


"Recently, the Regional Management team of the National Federation of Builders undertook an Emergency First Aid course which was delivered by Karen Hutchison of Purple Hearts Training Ltd. We found the organisation, content and delivery of the course to be exceptional. Karen Hutchison is clearly an expert in her field and delivered a well-structured and professional course. All the delegates expressed how much they enjoyed the interactive nature which helped them absorb the content. We would recommend Purple Hearts for this training and will be using them again."
Joanne Williams - Regional Manager
National Federation of Builders


"Following the recent series of Emergency First Aid and First Aid at Work training courses with our BFT Mast climbing team in Leighton Buzzard, I would like to thank you for the high standard of not only the content of the course but the extensive knowledge and professional delivery of the Trainer. Our team were given detailed recommendations about the required setups that our workplace would need to be compliant and were given the practical skills to be ready to respond in an emergency."
Steve McEwan - SHEQ & Training Director
BFT Mastclimbing Ltd


"UK Exchangers Ltd have used Purple Hearts for both first aid & manual handling courses within the company – courses have been delivered in a professional & cost-effective manner, encouraging members of staff to retain the course information. Purple Hearts staff are a pleasure to deal with from order placement through to course delivery."
Rob Borwick - Contracts Manager
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