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This qualification is aimed at learners who wish to become first-aiders in the workplace. This qualification meets the requirements for training emergency first-aiders in those organisations that have identified that staff need to be trained to this level within their first-aid needs assessment.

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This qualification is typically delivered over 1 day. It is for those working in lower risk work places, or higher risk work places with a small number of staff and visitors. This qualification provides the knowledge and skills for first aiders working in early years environments.

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This course is delivered in accordance with the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), which is mandatory for all early years providers, and thereby meets Ofsted requirements.

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This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to gain the knowledge and skills required to enable them to provide effective emergency paediatric first aid. It is intended for learners such as parents and relatives, pre-school or nursery staff, toddler group volunteers, childminders and nannies, Au pairs and foster parents, or anyone who has to deliver first aid as part of their role in either childcare settings or a domestic environment.

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Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation, cooking service and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

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This course is ideal for staff who work, or are looking to work, in a role involving the retail sale of alcohol in England or Wales. The training ensures that delegates are aware of their legal responsibilities as an alcohol retailer and is a requirement for anyone looking to obtain a personal licence. As well as legal framework, delegates will be informed of roles and duties in relation to personal licensing and the application process. We offer APLH training courses at centres across the UK, in-house at your premises, or at a local centre of your choosing. The law requires alcohol sales on licensed premises to be made or authorised by a personal licence holder. Individuals applying for a personal licence must hold a regulated licensing qualification such as the BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders (QCF).

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The Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor within the Private Security Industry(QCF) has been accredited by the regulators of England, Wales and Northern Ireland (Ofqual,Qualifications Wales and CCEA) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). The qualification is also supported by both the Security Industry Authority (SIA) and Skills for Security (SfS).

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An essential qualification for those working or seeking work as a Security Guard in the private security industry. The qualification is a pre-requisite under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act (2001)for individuals working as Security Guards in the private security industry to obtain a licence from the Security Industry Authority.

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A Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (QCF) is a pre-requisite for those seeking to work as a CCTV operator in the private security industry (PSI).Under the terms of the Private Security Industry Act (2001) individuals working in specific sectors of the private security industry must be licensed by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). One criterion for obtaining a licence is the achievement of a licence-linked qualification. This Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) within the Private Security Industry (QCF) provides full coverage of the competences specified by the SIA, and therefore meets its requirements for a licence linked qualification.A Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) licence is required when you undertake the licensable activities of a public space surveillance (CCTV) operator and your services are supplied for the purposes of or in connection with any contract to a consumer.

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Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF)

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The Level 3 Award in Education and Training (QCF) provides an introduction to teaching. It can meet the needs of a range of trainee teachers, such as: individuals not currently teaching or training achievement of the qualification does not require practice other than micro teaching unless units from the Learning and Development suite of qualifications are selected; individuals currently teaching and training (including those who have just begun teaching and training) although the qualification does not require practice other than micro teaching (unless units from the Learning and Development suite of qualifications are selected), opportunities may be made available to observe and provide feedback on a trainee teacher's practice; individuals currently working as assessors who wish to achieve a qualification that provides an introduction to teaching.Some units from the Learning and Development suite of qualifications may be achieved within this qualification. These units require practice to be assessed.

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Learners gaining this qualification will know that food safety is the responsibility of everyone involved in the storage, preparation and handling of food. Its topics are regarded by the Foods Standards Agency as being important to maintaining good practice in the production of safe food.

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This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to take further training or to develop their knowledge and/or skills in this subject area. It is recommended for first-aiders in the work place environment who have access to a defibrillator.Learners gaining this qualification will know that cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation form an essential part of the chain of survival. The topics covered are regarded by Skills for Health as being important in maintaining good practice in the safe, prompt and effective administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation.The qualification means learners should be able to safely and effectively use an automated external defibrillation machine. In line with industry guidance, after 3 years it is recommended that they sit the course again.

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This course is aimed at anyone who may need training relating to the treatment of severe allergic reactions. It is highly recommended for those working in the childcare sector, but is equally suitable for designated workplace first aiders. The course deals with the prevention, recognition and treatment of allergic reactions, as well as the use of auto-injectors and CPR.

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NSL is a nationwide provider for both workplace and non-workplace training courses. All of our courses can be delivered independently or awarding body accredited, and are delivered to a high standard and offer competitive prices. Our instructors draw from many years of practical experience within the subject they are training, we believe that our students learn better from a practical hands-on approach to training. We avoid old teaching methods of lecturing students with reams of theory, we guide and offer all the support they need from our highly experienced training team throughout the course to ensure our students enjoy the course to its fullest, all students leave the course confident that they can deal with first aid emergencies when they arise. Our courses are delivered in a relaxed atmosphere, with an element of fun at a pace to suit you, we offer an array of courses ranging from First Aid to Personal Licence, Food Safety to Health and Social Care and including Education and Training (train the trainer). We can deliver training at a venue of your choice (for businesses or groups of 6 learners or more) or we offer open courses for our short 1 day courses where you can just book a place and come to us at our training facility.

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