First Aid Training

First Aid Training

This course covers the practical skills needed by a first aider in the modern workplace. The course will give you the confidence and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.
Who should attend?
Nominated workplace first aiders, or anyone wanting a comprehensive introduction to first aid.
What you will learn
The course will give you the knowledge and confidence to deal with a first aid emergency in the workplace.
Course content

Accidents and illness
Bleeding

Using a first aid kit
Burns and scalds

Simple record keeping
Poisoning

Treatment of an unconscious casualty
Fractures

Heart attacks
Seizures

Resuscitation
Asthma

Shock
Severe allergic reaction

Choking
Eye injuries

Low blood sugar
Fainting.

Course duration

Three days. The course is usually offered as three consecutive days; however, we also offer it as a split course over several weeks at some centres.

Assessment and certification

After completing a final assessment successful candidates receive an HSE approved certificate valid for three years.

This course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981. Upon successful completion of this three day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practice for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.