As a ProTrainings approved centre Totally First Aid can offer accredited (also known as regulated) qualifications through an awarding organisation recognised and monitored by Ofqual. These qualifications have met specific criteria and quality standards as set out by regulatory bodies. The certificate awarded comes with QCF (Qualification and Credit Framework) credits. Totally First Aid are able to issue certificates through TQUK awarding body. Certificates cost £10 which will be added to the cost of the course. For more information please visit www.accreditedqualifications.org.uk
Courses are also available to take as a Protrainings qualification that are CPD (Continuing Professional Development) certified. Many organisations now encourage staff to learn new skills and keep their knowledge up to date and have started using CPD certified training. As Protrainings courses are CPD certified they guarantee quality and you know they have met set standards. The content of these courses is the same as the accredited qualifications. The price of the certificate is included in the cost of the course.
All first aid courses meet the UK and European Resuscitation Guidelines 2015 as per HSE requirements.
All certificates are valid for 3 years (with the exception of Pro BLS) however yearly refreshers are recommended. Certification is dependent upon successful continous assessment. There is no final exam however the instructor must be confident that the student has understood the theory, the instructor may ask the student questions to demonstrate their knowledge. The instructor will assess the students practical skills throughout the course.