Are you looking to win first aid training tenders? Then you’ve come to the right place!
In this blog, we go through four of the most common questions you might be asked by buyers. We’ll also cover what you’ll likely need to have in place beforehand. Keep reading to find out more…
It is a legal requirement that businesses within the UK, no matter the size, have an appointed first aider. This falls under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981. It’s also stated that first aid certificates need to be renewed every three years. Therefore, employers need to ensure they have appropriate measures in place for suitable first aid training.
So, unless you are a first aid training provider, all businesses need to outsource their training. This is to ensure that they are up to date with the legislation.
The three most common reasons why buyers issue first aid training tenders are:
If you’re looking to win first aid training tenders, then you should already have the following in place:
When it comes to your tender response, you need to demonstrate to the buyer that you are following this criteria. It will support your bid proposal and improve your chances of winning the tender.
Here are four of the most common questions to look out for when it comes to your bid proposal.
You need to show the buyer that all your trainers and assessors delivering the training hold a first aid certificate. To support your case, you could show the buyer what policies you have in place to monitor this. This could be a documented training plan.
It is vital that the training you provide is quality assured. Indicating to the buyer how you ensure this consistently with your training will be beneficial. A good way to show this is by carrying out regular audits and documenting the results. This can then be used within your bid proposal.
Whilst you may have the correct certification in place for first aid. You will also need to have a recognised training/teaching qualification in place. This will be needed for all those delivering the training.
Each buyer will have different training needs and levels. You need to ensure you can deliver on all aspects. A great way to show this is through case studies. If you can, gather 2-3 case studies across different first aid scenarios to show your first aid training is adaptable.
You should now have a basic understanding of what is involved when bidding for first aid training tenders.
Remember that you need to be following these criteria, set out by the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981:
To help improve your chances of winning first aid training tenders, here are four common questions you may be asked:
Now you know how to begin bidding for first aid training tenders, but do you know where to source them?
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