My skills & CPD

My qualifications to train/teach are:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (2001)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (2001)
  • St John Cymru-Wales Trainer (2012)
  • St John Cymru-Wales Assessor (2012)
  • British Red Cross Trainer Assessor Award (2004)

My professional qualifications are:

  • Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)
  • Community First Responder
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (2016)
  • Manual Handling Trainer (2005)
  • IOSH Managing Safely (2004)
  • Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health & Safety (2017)

Please see the table below, gained from work and volunteering.

Year Training attended Awarding Body
2017 Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health & Safety NCRQ
2016 CFR Refresher Training: Infection Control, Manual Handling, Sick Child and Adult Cardiac Arrest Protocols (2 person, from sitting) Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
CIEH Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the Workplace CIEH
Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work TQUK
2015 CFR Refresher Training: Q&A Paper, DNACPR, Medical Conditions, Level 2 Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Level 2 Safeguarding Children & Young People and Adult Cardiac Arrest Protocols (1 person) Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Train the Trainer: Level 2 Safeguarding Children & Young People and Level 2 Safeguarding Adults Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
CFR Refresher Training: Q&A Paper; Driving Session; Assisting the Paramedic ALS; Diversity and Child Cardiac Arrest Protocols (1 & 2 person) Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
2014 CFR Refresher Training: Q&A Paper; Driving Session; Airway Management Skill Station; Infection Control; Modular Bandage & SOFTT-W Tourniquet  and Adult Cardiac Arrest Protocol (1 & 2 person) Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Familiarisation training for catastrophic bleeds using Modular Bandage and SOFTT-W Tourniquet Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Conflict Resolution & Personal Safety (A, B & C) All Wales NHS Violence & Aggression Training Passport Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Modules A & B All Wales NHS Manual Handling Passport Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Conflict Resolution & Personal Safety (A, B & C)All Wales NHS Violence & Aggression Training Passport Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Awareness & Refresher session on: Spinal Awareness; Infant CPR/AED; Anaphylaxis and Choking Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Familiarisation and training in the use of I-Gel airways Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Community First Responder (incudes BLS skills, AED, airway management, medical conditions and trauma) Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
 Level 3 Award in Food Safety  Qualifi
 2013  Level 4 Award in Understanding the External Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice (QCF)  Training Qualifications UK
 ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)  MIND Cymru
 Mental Health First Aid (Wales) Instructor  Public Health Wales / Welsh Government
 CPD First Aid at Work courses update  St John Cymru-Wales
 First Aid at Work Requalification  HGTA
 Administration of Medical Gases Trainer  St John Cymru-Wales
 2012  Mental Health First Aid (Wales)  Public Health Wales / Welsh Government
 Medical Emergency Response Instructor  Imperative Training
 Automated External Defibrillator Instructor  Imperative Training
 Radio Communications 1  St John Cymru-Wales
 Assessor  St John Cymru-Wales
 Trainer  St John Cymru-Wales
 Trainer Masterclass for Senior Trainers  Imperative Training
 Administration of Medical Gases  St John Cymru-Wales
 Manual Handling  St John Cymru-Wales
 Emergency Life Support  St John Cymru-Wales
 Safeguarding  St John Cymru-Wales
 First Aid Familiarisation for Trainers  St John Cymru-Wales
 2011  Automated External Defibrillation  St John Cymru-Wales
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 Event First Aid Trainer Standardisation (CPD)  British Red Cross
 2010  Medical Module Master Trainer  British Red Cross
 Event First Aid Trainer Standardisation (CPD)  British Red Cross
 Event First Aid Standard First Aid  British Red Cross
 Rest Centre Management  WRVS & Herefordshire Council
 Event First Aid Trainer Standardisation (CPD)  British Red Cross
 Safer Handling Trainer Update (largely based upon the Welsh  Passport scheme A, B and C, it is a new course developed with RoSPA for manual handling and casualty handling training)  British Red Cross
 Standard First Aid  British Red Cross
 First Aid at Work  British Red Cross
 Safeguarding Adults Trainer  British Red Cross
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2009  Automated External Defibrillator Master Trainer  British Red Cross
 Inclusive First Aid Trainer  British Red Cross
 Event First Aid Trainer Standardisation (CPD)  British Red Cross
 Manual Handling Core  British Red Cross
 Casualty Handling 1 & 2  British Red Cross
 Resuscitation Support  British Red Cross
 Telephone Support Line Training  Samaritans
 Inducting & Supervising Volunteers  British Red Cross
 Mental Health First Aid Instructor Training  Mental Health First Aid England
 Mental Health First Aid  Mental Health First Aid England
 Ideals in Action  British Red Cross
 Attracting & Recruiting Volunteers  British Red Cross
 Safeguarding Children & Young People Trainer  British Red Cross
 Providing Emotional Support (CALMER)  British Red Cross
 Child Protection Awareness  NSPCC
 UK Office Welcome Workshop  British Red Cross
 Fire Safety Module  British Red Cross
 Manual Handling Module  British Red Cross
 VDU Users Module  British Red Cross
 VDU Risk Assessment Module  British Red Cross
 General H&S Module  British Red Cross
 Stress Management Module  British Red Cross
 Driver Safety Awareness Module  British Red Cross
 Data Protection Module  British Red Cross
 Standard First Aid  British Red Cross
 Appointed Persons First Aid  Monmouthshire Council
 Managing Stress Level 2  Monmouthshire Council
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2008  Managing Stress Level 1  Monmouthshire Council
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2006  Standard First Aid  British Red Cross
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2005  Quality Monitoring Workshop  British Red Cross
 Manual Handling Trainer  British Red Cross
 Fire Marshall  British Red Cross
 Resuscitation Support  British Red Cross
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 2004  Practical Tips on Evaluating your Services  Community First
 IOSH Managing Safely IOSH
 Developing Management Skills  British Red Cross
 Trainer Assessor Award  British Red Cross
 Basic Food Hygiene  WRVS
 Casualty Simulation (1 & 2)  British Red Cross
 Special Needs First Aid  British Red Cross
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2003  Fundamentals of Emergency Planning  Emergency Planning College,Civil Contingencies     Secreteriat
 Train the Trainer – Assessors Day  British Red Cross
 Emergency Response Workshop  British Red Cross
 Annual Basic Life Support Update  British Red Cross
 Automated External Defibrillation and Bag & Valve Mask Requal.  British Red Cross
 2002  Standard First Aid  British Red Cross
 Ambulance Aid (Level 1)  British Red Cross
 Resuscitation Support  British Red Cross
 2001  Postgraduate Certificate in Education  University of Wales, Swansea
 2000  BSc (Hons) Applied Plant Biology (SW) – broad biology degree, title decided by final year choices  University of the West of England, Bristol
 1997  Basic First Aid with Sports Injuries Module  British Red Cross

course-dates

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