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Ligature course comparison

As we offer several different ligature training courses, we've put together this table to give you a easy way to compare what each course offers. When you've had a look through the table below, scroll down the page to click on your chosen course.

Syllabus / Course
QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Ligature Incidents (RQF)
Ligature Training (4 Hours)
Ligature Training + Annual Skills Update for First Aiders
Course Duration
7 hr
4 Hr
5 Hr
Definitions, Facts & Figures
-
YES
YES
Understanding Asphyxiation and Strangulation
-
YES
YES
Anatomy and Physiology of the neck
-
YES
YES
Signs and symptoms of ligature injuries
-
YES
YES
Ligature risk assessment (the basics)
-
YES
YES
Ligature risk assessments (weekly, monthly, annually)
-
-
-
Ligature cutting tools, types & their use
YES
YES
YES
Designing your ligature response kit
-
-
-
Designing organisational policies & procedures
-
-
-
The correct method of ligature removal
YES
YES
YES
Practical: The cutting of a ligature using appropriate ligature cutting tools
YES
YES
YES
Managing ligature incident involving a suspended, part suspended and unsuspended casualty
YES
YES
YES
How to recognise a casualty with a suspected spinal injury
YES
YES
YES
How to provide first aid to a casualty with a suspected spinal injury
YES
YES
YES
Basic Life Support (BLS) first aid, to include;
• Primary Survey
YES
YES
YES
• Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
YES
YES
YES
• Automated/Automatic External Defibrillator (AED/Defib)
-
YES
YES
• Recovery position
YES
YES
YES
• Choking
-
-
YES
• Seizures
-
-
YES
• Minor wounds
-
-
YES
• Shock
-
-
YES
• Burns
-
-
YES
The actions to be taken once an incident is complete including completing an incident report form
YES
YES
YES
Syllabus / Course
QNUK Level 3 Award in Responding to Ligature Incidents (RQF)
Ligature Training (4 Hours)
Ligature Training + Annual Skills Update for First Aiders



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