Contact Sports 1 Day

The aims and objectives of the Contact Sports First Aid (8hrs) one day course is to enable delegates to carry out appropriate emergency first aid in a club and competition environment. Following the course, delegates will be able to manage a casualty who is injured or suffering from a serious illness until the emergency services arrive.

The course is delivered by instructors with a knowledge and practical application of first aid in a contact sports arena.

General Information
Maximum of 12, 16, or 18

Course Duration
8 Hours (1 Days)

This can be broken down into smaller training units to suit your requirements. Training must be completed over a maximum of four weeks.

This course is delivered using a range of techniques including, instructor led presentation, group practice, group discussion, PowerPoint, video presentation.

Course Assessment
This course is subject to on-going assessment by the Instructor throughout the course to confirm the delegates’ knowledge and understanding and also a range of casualty simuluation exercises.

Course Certification
The course content covers first aid requirements for the national governing body BJA, BJC, BKA, BT sports coach awards, and instructor awards.

All successful delegates will be awarded a certificate valid for three years,

Should you wish to host this course on your own site you will need a room that will comfortably seat your amount of delegates and also allow for floor practice during the course and additional space is also required for the casualty simulation exercises.

Course Content over 8 hours

Introduction – Aims of First Aid

  • Dealing with a casualty
  • First Aid kits – content, incident recording
  • Priorities of treatment – primary survey
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Asthma.
  • Circulatory system problems – heart attack, angina, blood loss, internal bleeding, shock
  • Secondary survey and bandaging techniques
  • Sprains & strains
  • Fractures signs & symptoms
  • Head & spinal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Casualty simulation exercises
  • Course closure and evaluation

Course fee
Individual – £90
Group (10-12) people – £POA

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

Expedition and Hostile Environment Medic Course

The Expedition and Hostile Environment Medic course is for expedition leaders, or individuals travelling with teams to remote areas of the globe where emergency medical assistance is not always close at hand. Delegates will be able to carry out appropriate medical aid and prolonged medical care and monitoring. Following the course the attendees will be able to manage a casualty who is injured or is suffering from a serious illness.

The course can be tailored to suite your personal requirements from gunshot trauma to altitude sickness to common tropical diseases. You will also be taught the use prescription medications and advanced medical supplies and authorise you to obtain them.

General Information
Maximum of 12 attendees

Please note the prerequisite for this course is a minimum Level 2 Outdoor First Aid Far From Help course or level 2 HSE First Aid at Work and a good current knowledge of basic first aid.

Course Duration
24 hours (3 Days)
This course can be run over a longer duration if required.

This course is delivered using a range of techniques including, instructor led presentation, group practice, group discussion, PowerPoint, video presentation

Course Assessment
All attendees are required to undertake a series of continual assessments throughout the duration of the course; both practical and theoretical aspects will be assessed.

Course Certification
All successful attendees will be awarded a certificate and the valid for three years, a comprehensive field manual and the ability to obtain certain medication for expedition purposes.

Should you wish to host this course on your own site you will need a room that will comfortably seat your amount of delegates and also allow for floor practice during the course. Two additional assessment areas are also required, and suitable external venue for the additional exercises.

Day 1 Medical
Medical planning Legal considerations of advanced techniques
Diagnosis – history taking
Measuring vital signs and examination
Common medical conditions
Environmental extremes: managing cold injuries, heat problems & altitude illness

Day 2 Managing Trauma
Resuscitation guidelines & review – including use of igel. CPR practical
Triage – how to manage multiple casualties
ABC approach to injured casualties – tourniquets, intraosseous access and haemostatic agents
Management of shock
Vehicle scene safety & extrication, working around helicopters
Ballistic & blast trauma
Management of fractures & dislocations – use of splints
Advanced care soft tissue injuries, burns and sutures
Transporting patients

Day 3 Providing ongoing medical care
intravenous/intraosseous fluids & injections
intramuscular/intravenous injections – administration of antibiotics
Pain control
Managing anaphylaxis
Practical trauma triage & moulage
Medical kits

Course fee
Individual – £POA
Group (10-12) people – £POA

Suture Exercise

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

Emergency First Aid at Work - One Day Course - Level 3

The aims and objectives of the Appointed Person First Aid course are to provide the delegates with the skills required to carry out the emergency procedures until someone more qualified arrives to take over.

This course is recognised by the HSE and is for First Aiders in lower risk environments.

General Information
Maximum of 10 attendees per Instructor with a course duration is one day.

This course is delivered using a range of techniques including, instructor led presentation, group practice, group discussion, PowerPoint, video presentation

Course Assessment
This course is subject to on-going assessment by the Instructor and there is a short multiple choice question paper at the end. The Instructor observes attendees practice sessions as the training progresses to ensure the required level of understanding.

Course Certification
All successful attendees will be awarded a certificate which meets all the requirements for Emergency First Aid at Work.

Should you wish to host this course on your own site you will need a room that will comfortably seat your amount of attendees and also allow for floor practice during the course

Day One

  • Appointed Person First Aid – Course Content
  • Introduction & Course Administration
  • Roles of the Emergency First Aider
  • Primary Assessment
  • Recovery Position
  • Secondary Assessment
  • CPR
  • AED training
  • Choking/Drowning
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Burns
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Questions and Answers
  • Course Closure and Evaluations

Dates
Available upon request.

Course fee
Individual – £90
Group 10 people – £POA

DRsABC Simulation Exercise

Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your personal requirements.

About

Emile Waite-Taylor is the Training Director at M Training & Consultancy and Expedition Director at XpedGlobal.com

Travel and adventure is blue printed on Emile’s DNA from overland travel to jumping from the sky.

Expedition and Emile go hand in hand; the thrill of exploring far flung destinations, cultures, traditions and people. For him, the thrill of the journey is often as exciting as the destination and his journeys have led him all over the world in various roles.

Emile is a hostile environment medic first responder and has often utilised his skills on the locals rather than his travelling companions. As well as vehicle expeditions he has lead treks in the Himalaya and North Africa.

He has been instructing and assessing on the British Mountain Leader Summer and Walking Group Leader course for over eighteen years.

Emile is safety trained and is licensed for the security industry, regularly managing interesting events and working on location for film, TV and commercials.

Emile skydiving picture by Neil Empringham

Some members of the team

Nic Yalland

Nic has been a First Aid instructor for “M” for the last 5 years. She delivers a range of our courses and is keen to get as many people as she can to feel confident in some simple but life-saving skills!

Nicola is also an experienced Summer Mountain Leader and a UKCC level 2 Paddle Sports Coach. When she is not with us she can be found teaching navigation in the mountains or working with someone to improve their canoe/kayak skills.

Nic has travelled extensively both personally and leading on expeditions. This has seen her get high into the Andes and Himalaya while also exploring some of the Mongolian valleys.

Pete Goldsmith

Pete holds the Mountaineering Instructors Certificate (MIC) and the International Mountain Leader Award (IML). He has been climbing and mountaineering at home and abroad for 30 years and for the last twenty, has been directing ML, HML and SPA training and assessment courses.

Pete is also a qualified teacher and worked for many years as Head of Outdoor Pursuits and EVC at a large comprehensive school. He is an expert at organising school visits, managing risk and facilitating activities in the outdoors.

Pete also has a deep understanding of and interest in mountaineering history and the outdoor environment.

The team at M can offer you a wide range of trainers, instructors, guides, consultants and coaches who are all experts in their chosen field.

Our training is learner focused and you will find the delivery interesting and interactive, by trainers and instructors that are passionate in their subject.