SLEEC - Security and Law Enforcement Emergency Care


The Security and Law Enforcement Emergency Care course (SLEEC), run over 4 days, delivers the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out effective treatment of trauma and medical emergencies in the often hostile environment of the security world.

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The course is a Regulated AoFAQ Level 3 Award in the First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF)  – historically the standard favoured by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). The programme also includes all the components required for the National Police Firearms Training Curriculum D.13 first aid modules.

The course is right up to date with all the latest protocols and guidelines from the Royal College of Surgeons, the Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee, The UK Resus Council and the National Ambulance Resilience Unit and more.

Course Syllabus

Including basic and advanced techniques, the programme covers:

  • Kinematics – How to perform a ‘SCENE’ approach and predict injury based on the evidence of forces and motion as derived from the incident scene  
  • Catastrophic bleeding – Learn to identify both internal and external haemorrhaging and apply suitable treatment such as tourniquets and haemostatic agents.  
  • Airways – Develop skills in identifying and managing airway problems, including use of OP/NP and I-GEL™ airways.  
  • Breathing – Study serious chest injuries and their management, including the use of chest seals.
  • Circulation – Examine how the circulatory system works and how to identify and treat shock.  
  • Disability – Identify and treat head injuries and prevent secondary brain injury.  
  • Extremity Trauma – Identify and treat fractures and soft tissue injury using a wide range of splints and slings.  
  • Burns – Understand the different types, severity, and treatment of burns.  
  • Suspension and Crush injuries – Recognition of the severity of suspension trauma, crush injuries and reflow syndrome and management of these conditions.  
  • Paediatric Trauma – Recognise the difference between adult and child injuries, and adapt treatment methods for children.  
  • Packaging and evacuation – Learn the different ways of packaging casualties for rapid evacuation, and choose appropriate extrication and transport equipment for time-critical patients including long-boards, vacuum mattresses, scoop-stretchers and speed-boards.
  • Special Circumstances – Discuss adaptations for treatment for pregnant patients or victims of drowning or poisoning.
  • Blast and ballistic injury – Primary to Quinary and including BABT.
  • Heat related conditions – hypo and hyper thermia.
  • Triage – Understand major incident issues, prioritising and management of multiple casualties using the latest 2013 triage algorithm
  • CPR and AEDs – Learn the Resus Council 2015 CPR guidelines and the safest and most effective way to use AEDs.
  • Medical Gases – Understand the physiology of respiration and the indications and contradictions for oxygen and entonox therapy.
  • Secondary survey – ‘SAMPLE’ history
  • Handovers – using ‘ATMIST’ and ‘ATMISTER’

Course FAQ's

What should I do when it expires?

Practitioners must requalify within three years by attending a 2-day requalification course. 

What is the Price of the Course?

Please contact us for a personalised quotation based on your needs. 

What is the duration of the course ?

4 Days

Course delivery

Course Delivery:

The SLEEC course is preceded by an online training package that delivers most of the theoretical knowledge ahead of the actual course. This allows more time for practical sessions and hands on skill development during the four days of the attended course.

During these four days students will learn all the medical skills required to deal with trauma and medical emergency patients in their working environment. They will be assessed and guided throughout the SLEEC course, culminating in a series of written and practical tests. The training is delivered using a mix of lecture presentation, group scenario exercises and lots of practical skill-based sessions. .

On successful completion of the course candidates are issued a SLEEC practitioner certificate valid for 3 years and an AoFAQ Level 3 Award in the First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF), also valid for three years.  A First Aid at Work certificate can also be issued if required.

As with all our courses, the emphasis is on the development and honing of the skills needed to save life and improve patient outcomes. Delivered by trainers with exceptional medical backgrounds and contextual experience, so they really do know their subject!

We can add any other subject required by you so that the course is tailored to suit you and your environment or workplace. 

Valid For

Valid for

  • 3 Years
  • Accredited by Ofqual Regulated AoFAQ Level 3 Award in the First Person on Scene Intermediate (RQF) 

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  • Covered everything in depth at a good learning pace. Course was great. I had envisaged a day of power points but I couldn't have been more wrong. Fantastic practical day which sharpened my skills

    Chris Kitchin, Blackpool Airport
  • Very knowledgeable and helpful training style. Relaxed but professional atmosphere throughout and nothing too much trouble

    Danny Porter, Vector Aerospace
  • Loved the course. It has given me so much more confidence to carry out my role. I can't wait to share this knowledge with the rest of my watch. 10/10

    André Le Geyt, Jersey Airport
  • I feel that I have learnt a lot from the course and enjoyed the material. Feel much more confident if I am ever in an emergency situation.

    Carl Corby, Hughes Sub Surface Engineering
  • "I have really enjoyed the course. 10/10"

    Ashley Davids, Director of Clinical Services at BMI Healthcare
  • "Excellent course. Well presented and very thought provoking"

    Steven Maher, Senior ODP at Liverpool Women's Hospital

Companies we've worked with

  • Londoncityairport
  • Spire
  • Fire
  • BAE
  • Herts Fire
  • Essex Fire
  • Hia
  • Nuffield
  • Airport Fire
  • Centrica
  • Leeds Airport
  • BMI Healthcare
  • Nhs
  • Urenco
  • Luton
  • Heathrow
  • Siemens
  • Vector
  • Sussex Fire
  • Bam
  • Durham Fire
  • BP
  • Bournmouth Airport
  • HFR Sol
  • Tyne Fire
  • Ctia
  • Chemring
  • Serco
  • Jersey Fire
  • Manchester Airport

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