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June 7, 2018

What’s in a forged signature?

“My word is my bond” the motto of the London Stock Exchange. But what about your signature. I’m sure you would...
June 7, 2018

New AoFAQ Emergency First Aid at Work qualification changes from a Level 2 to a Level 3

Form the 1st October the Emergency First Aid at Work qualification changes from a Level 2 to a Level 3.
June 7, 2018

New AED Location sign

NEW improved AED signage might encourage more people to use the AED
June 7, 2018

Confusion in First Aid at Work Re-qualification – A frequently posed question.

Who can attend an FAW requalification course is a question that often comes up on our helpdesk. Firstly and most importantly, when a First Aid at Work certificate expires they are no longer a first aider. So form the employers’ point of view they may not be meeting their statutory duties under the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981.
June 7, 2018

That was(n’t) funny!

All trainers must be excellent communicators and be able to generate an affinity with the Learners that is conducive to training. Generating an informal atmosphere encourages discussions which is often initiated with humour and anecdotal stories.
June 7, 2018

AoFA Trauma Care Conference – Saturday 18th March – only £55

Tickets selling fast!
June 7, 2018

Trauma Care Conference – 18th March 2017

Professor Sir Keith Porter, a leading expert of Clinical Traumatology in the UK, has over the years been at the forefront of developing world-class treatment for injured military servicemen and women. His work included major tears, bone fractures, tendons, muscle and bone connections to trauma reconstruction. He is also the chair of the Annual International Trauma Conference.
June 7, 2018

Expanding Educational Qualifications

Working with the Education Partnership UK to expand our range of Higher Level International and National qualifications in a wide range of subjects.
June 7, 2018

AOFAQ Launches Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor

AOFAQ Launches Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor. Whether it is an assault, a drug overdose or an unfortunate accident, there are many instances where Security Professionals are required to act. This is why AoFAQ, alongside security industry professionals have launched a new series of license-linked security qualifications. Only £15 per certificate, includes 50% introductory offer until 1st April 2017 for new Centres. For more details contact AoFAQualifications via e-ma...
June 7, 2018

New Launch of AoFAQ Level 4 Certificate in Emergency Response Driving (RQF)

The BBC news reported in January that staff at a private ambulance firm only had an hour's training to be an Emergency Response Driver. Commonly referred to as a “Blue-Light” driver, the role of the emergency response driver sometimes involves transferring patients between hospitals and responding to emergencies. If the patient is seriously unwell it can require the use of blue emergency lights. This would involve high speed driving and navigating through difficult road traffic situatio...
June 7, 2018

New changes to Paediatric and Workplace First Aid Training – effective 1st January 2017

Changes to the Paediatric First Aid come into effect from the 1st January 2017. To support Training Providers AoFAQ have released new power points to cover the new requirements from Ofsted and Early Years Foundation Stage. Changes are minimal but highly important. For the Emergency Paediatric First Aid there is a slight increase in emphasis on personal protective equipment, the contents of the first aid kit and administering first aid relating to bites, stings and minor injuries. Anaphyl...
June 7, 2018

Best Wishes for the Festive Season.

Merry Xmas and Happy New Year from the AoFA team.