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 (2018)
  • Manual Handling Trainer (2005)
  • IOSH Managing Safely (2004)
  • Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health & Safety (2017) – Distinction

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

YearTraining attended / CPD ActivityAwarding
Body
2018Level 3 Award in First Aid at WorkTQUK
IOSH Conference 2018IOSH
Public Access Defibrillator Scheme FacilitatorWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Treat Me Fairly (Equality) Level 1
All Wales Manual Handling module A
NHS e-learning
CFR Refresher Training: All Wales Manual Handling module B, Respiratory Conditions, Monitoring Casualties, Solo BLS/AEDWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
2017Level 6 Certificate in Applied Health & SafetyNCRQ
Ambulance RideoutWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene for SupervisorsVirtual College
Camel Lifting Cushion training Mangar Health
CFR Refresher Training: Stroke and SepsisWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
CPD Event for TrainersHWGTA
Violence Against Women
All Wales Violence and Aggression modules A&B
NHS e-learning
CFR Refresher Training: Catastrophic Haemorrhage, Stroke, BLS/AED Assessment, All Wales Violence and Aggression Brake Away Techniques module C, Paediatric resuscitationWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
2016CFR Refresher Training: Infection Control, Manual Handling, Sick Child and Adult Cardiac Arrest Protocols (2 person, from sitting)Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Blended LearningHWGTA
CIEH Level 3 Award in Health & Safety in the WorkplaceCIEH
Level 3 Award in First Aid at WorkTQUK
2015CFR 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 AdultsWelsh 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
2014CFR 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 TourniquetWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Conflict Resolution & Personal Safety (A, B & C) All Wales NHS Violence & Aggression Training PassportWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Modules A & B All Wales NHS Manual Handling PassportWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Conflict Resolution & Personal Safety (A, B & C)All Wales NHS Violence & Aggression Training PassportWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Awareness & Refresher session on: Spinal Awareness; Infant CPR/AED; Anaphylaxis and ChokingWelsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Familiarisation and training in the use of I-Gel airwaysWelsh 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 SafelyIOSH
 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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