Start at: 9:30 to 16:30
Location: Dovecote Farm Equestrian Centre, Church St, Orston, Nottingham NG13 9NS
Location website: Dovecote Farm Equestrian Centre (webs.com)
Arrive from 9:15
Take Mill Lane out of Orston and (looking at the 3rd image below) turn left along the concrete drive which leads you through the ‘yard’ and stabling to the carpark at the end. The entrance to the training room is on the right hand side of the car parking area and has a small verandah and rocking chairs outside. There will also be a sign to guide you
Parking: There is plenty of parking in front of the training room. Park respectfully to allow others to park too.
Hot Drinks/Nibbles: These are available throughout the day.
Lunch: There are no local food facilities, please bring a packed lunch -we allow 30 minutes for lunch.
!Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of Covid-19! Our safety controls
Registration 9:15 arrive. We will start at 9:30. Course finishes at 16:30, please make arrangements to be with us until that time.
It is a busy day so we need to start on time.
Please make all necessary arrangements to be able to attend the course during the times shown. The course cannot be shortened. If you think you can’t make the day or you may be running late please let us know a soon as possible by ringing:
Aly or Ali on Mobile: 0749 604 6325.
Remember there are no refunds for no shows, we may be able to defer the date, contact us for more information. Refund Policy
What to Bring?
Please bring pencils, pens, notepaper (if you want to take notes).
A comprehensive course book is supplied.
Face shield or mask.
Lots of layers and warm clothes
Reading glasses for any reading work if you wear them.
Packed lunch – Lunch is not provided
What to wear?
We will be kneeling at the sides of ‘casualties’, lying on the floor, performing chest compressions and you will be bandaging your own leg. Wear clothing that makes you feel relaxed, comfortable, is not too precious, helps you maintain sufficient modesty and is very warm.
What is expected?
All candidates must be:
-Physically capable of kneeling/bending down beside a casualty
-Have enough strength to perform chest compressions (Painful joints, RSI or arthritis in the wrists and hands can make performing chest compressions very painful/awkward)
-Be able to perform rescue breaths. (People with breathing difficulties or very heavy smokers can find rescue breaths hard.)
-Should feel comfortable seeing and dealing with blood and injuries.
-Able to perform CPR and put casualty in recovery position who is laying on the floor.
-Successfully complete a 15 question multiple-choice exam
Note: To be awarded the Level 3 qualification Learners must be competent in performing the above tasks. Please get in touch if you have any concerns, we will work hard to resolve any problems.
There will be an opportunity to view the policy and sign a privacy certificate at the course for more information click here.
We are really looking forward to seeing you,
If you want any further information or assistance please don’t hesitate to get in touch. This is your training day, we will help you get the best from it.
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