First Aid at Work
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.
Accidents and illness
Using a first aid kit
Simple record keeping
Treatment of an unconscious casualty
Burns and scalds
Severe allergic reaction
Low blood sugar
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 practise 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.