The Vitality of Updating Your First Aid Knowledge: Enrol in First Aid Training Today

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In a dynamic and ever-evolving world, having updated first aid knowledge is not just essential but potentially life-saving. Emergencies can occur unexpectedly, and being equipped with the right skills can make a critical difference. At the Diggerland Plant Training School, we understand the significance of staying current with first aid protocols and techniques.

The Importance of Updated First Aid Knowledge

Prompt Response in Emergencies

Emergencies can strike anywhere, anytime. Having updated first aid skills ensures you can provide immediate assistance in situations like injuries, sudden illnesses, or accidents. These initial moments often make a significant impact on the outcome.

Ensuring Safety in the Workplace

For industries like construction, where risks are inherent, having employees trained in first aid is paramount. Updated knowledge empowers individuals to address minor incidents swiftly and take appropriate actions while waiting for medical professionals to arrive.

Confidence to Act

Updated first aid training will instil confidence in individuals to respond effectively during crises. This confidence not only aids in providing timely care but also helps in keeping a situation under control, reducing panic, and potentially preventing further harm.

The Evolving Nature of First Aid

First aid practices and techniques continually evolve to align with the latest medical advancements and best practices. Courses offered at the Diggerland Plant Training School encompass these updates, ensuring participants are equipped with the most recent and effective methods.

First Aid Training Courses at the Diggerland Plant Training School

First Aid at Work

Our Basic First Aid Training course is tailored for those who are appointed to act as a first aider in their workplace. This course covers areas such as how to deal with choking, poisoning, unresponsiveness, head injuries and more. 

Emergency First Aid at Work 

This course is designed for individuals who act as a first aider at work. This course covers how to deal with a range of health emergencies such as epilepsy, resuscitation, choking, shock and more. 

CPR and Use of AED 

This first aid course educates and enables individuals to perform CPR. Other areas such as chest pains, operating a defibrillator and treatment of an unresponsive casualty are also covered. 

Oxygen Therapy

This course is appropriate for qualified first aiders, emergency first aiders, nurses, healthcare professionals and others working in an environment where oxygen is available for casualty welfare. This course educates people on oxygen therapy, its benefits and the dangers involved. 

Immediate Management of Anaphylaxis

This course is suitable for all first raiders and healthcare professionals. After the course, individuals will be able to describe anaphylaxis, identify triggers for anaphylaxis and explain what treatment is needed.  

Enrol Today and Stay Prepared

At the Diggerland Plant Training School, we prioritise practical learning experiences. Our courses combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on exercises, simulations, and scenarios specific to various industries.

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All our courses carry the esteemed NPORS accreditation, ensuring the highest standards of training. But you don’t have to take just our word for it; discover what those who’ve completed courses with us have to say. Our main plant training school in Kent is based in Strood, however for those outside the South East, we have additional sites in Devon, Durham, and Yorkshire. If you’re unable to come to us, our instructors can also travel to a location of your choice. 

To explore our full range of plant training courses, visit our website. If you’re ready to book a course or need more information, feel free to contact us at 01634 295355 or email us at

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