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FOI 11721

First Aiders

Request

In relation to first aid training courses for the list below, for council staff and/or in the case of Paediatric first aid for staff and early year’s settings, both home and group?

·     First Aid at Work (FAW)“ Initial/Statutory - 18hrs

·     First Aid at Work Refresher/Re-qualifying (FAWR) 12hrs

·     First Aid at Work Annual Updates

               Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)  6hrs

·       Paediatric First Aid (PFA)12hrs

·       Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) 6hrs

        Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)

Questions

1.     Are courses delivered in house by a LA trainer or are they contracted out?

2.     Are they delivered under an Awarding Organisation/Body (AO), if so which one?

3.     Are contracted courses delivered under a framework agreement or as a single supplier contract?

5.     If a framework, who are the top three main training providers of these courses and what percentage of the overall number of courses do they deliver? (ie FAW is delivered by Joe Bloggs Ltd who deliver approx 80% whilst John Doe Ltd delivers the remaining 20%)

6.   Over the past 12 months:

 How many of each course type has been delivered? (ie FAW 23, FAWR 7, PFA 32)

 What is the total number of delegates to have attended training for each type of course? (ie FAW 1256, FAWR 589)

 What is the maximum/minimum number of permitted delegates per course (ie FAW, min 6, max 12) 

 What has been the maximum/minimum number of delegates to attend an individual course, by type? (ie FAW min 5, max 11, FAWR min6, max 10)

 What is the average number of delegates attending each course; by type? (ie FAW 11, FAWR 9)

 What is the last 12 month total spend for each type of listed course?


Response

First Aid at Work (FAW)– Initial/Statutory - 18hrs
First Aid at Work Annual Updates
 Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW)– 6hrs
 Paediatric First Aid (PFA)12hrs
 Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) 6hrs
 Automatic External Defibrillation (AED)
Questions;
 Are these courses delivered in house by a LA trainer or are they contracted out?
Contracted out
Are they delivered under an Awarding Organisation/Body (AO), if so which one?
First Aid Awards
If not delivered under an AO to what organisation are they accredited?
British Red Cross
 Are contracted courses delivered under a framework agreement or as a single supplier contract?
Single supplier
 If a framework, who are the top three main training providers of these courses and what percentage of the overall number of courses do they deliver? (ie FAW is delivered by Joe Bloggs Ltd who deliver approx 80% whilst John Doe Ltd delivers the remaining 20%)
 Over the past 12 months:
 How many of each course type has been delivered? (ie FAW 23, FAWR 7, PFA 32)
FAW 1
FAWR 3
EFAWR 1
AED 8 
What is the total number of delegates to have attended training for each type of course? (ie FAW 1256, FAWR 589)
As Above
 What is the maximum/minimum number of permitted delegates per course (ie FAW, min 6, max 12)
Do not hold information
 What has been the maximum/minimum number of delegates to attend an individual course, by type? (ie FAW min 5, max 11, FAWR min6, max 10)
As Above
 What is the average number of delegates attending each course; by type? (ie FAW 11, FAWR 9)
As Above
 What is the last 12 month total spend for each type of listed course?
I do not hold the information