Updated 18th September 2020 (England)

Education and Public Health Provision are Devolved Administrations. This updated guidance refers specifically to England as produced by the UK Government during the Autumn. Please note this guidance may change and you maybe required to adopt other practices when joining us. Differing guidance for our classes held in Wales can read further down this page.

We follow UK guidelines regarding being a Covid-19 Secure Training Provider. We adopt some simply measures in reducing the spread, such as having a dedicated tutor for a single cohort of students where possible. We have also adopted the approved system of having all first aid training being delivered and assessed by the course tutor / leader to reduce contact with others. We require all students to wear a 3-layer face mask in all communal areas and when moving to and from these communal areas. When seated at breaks or at lessons students and staff may remove their masks when learning is in process. When standing or moving in class students will be required to wear their 3-layer mask. Staff may stand within their allocated teaching platform and conduct training & education without a mask, however they will be required to wear their 3-lay face mask when moving around the classroom. All classrooms will have access to open fresh air throughout the day to allow for ventilation of classroom air. Social distancing rules apply at all times. To ensure the correct and required level of first aid training, students maybe required to conduct learning within a breathing zone of a casualty, such as demonstrating placing an unresponsive breathing casualty in to the recovery position. If this is required the first aid training student will adopt the now accepted and correct level of workplace first aid Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This includes hand washing, first aid gloves, first aid apron, 3–layer surgical Type IIR mask, eye covering when indicated.

To see how we comply with the full legislation in England during the Autumn you may read here.

Updated 29th September (Wales)

The Welsh Government states the following ”Although face coverings are not required in classrooms/workshops, learners and staff may choose to use face coverings to help minimise the risk to themselves and others, and should be encouraged to do so if this helps them to feel more confident about attending their college or learning setting”.

We have adopted the UK wide guidelines regarding being a Covid-19 Secure Training Provider. We adopt some simply measures in reducing the spread, such as having a dedicated tutor for a single cohort of students where possible. We have also adopted the approved system of having all first aid training being delivered and assessed by the course tutor / leader to reduce contact with others. It is a mandatory requirement for all students and staff to wear a 3-layer face coverings in all communal areas and when moving to and from these communal areas and in all public covered spaces.. The Welsh Government recommends that reusable & washable 3 layer face coverings are used. When seated at breaks or at lessons students and staff may remove their masks when learning is in process but must be seated. When standing or moving in class students will be required to wear their 3-layer mask. Staff may stand within their allocated teaching platform and conduct training & education without a mask, however they will be required to wear their 3-lay face mask when moving around the classroom. All classrooms will have access to open fresh air throughout the day to allow for ventilation of classroom air. Social distancing rules apply at all times. To ensure the correct and required level of first aid training, students maybe required to conduct learning within a breathing zone of a casualty, such as demonstrating placing an unresponsive breathing casualty in to the recovery position. If this is required the first aid training student will adopt the now accepted and correct level of workplace first aid Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This includes hand washing, first aid gloves, first aid apron, 3–layer surgical Type IIR mask, eye covering when indicated.

General notice. All classrooms will have hand sanitizer at the entrance that is required to be used by all entering the classroom area.

To see how we comply with the full legislation in Wales during the Autumn you may read here.

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