First Aid at Work

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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 and is compliant with Health and Safety Regulations.

How will this help?

It is a legal requirement for all employers to have in place the sufficient number of HSE certificate qualified first aiders as determined by your risk assessment.

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
  • Simple record keeping
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking
  • Burns and scalds
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Using a first aid kit
  • Heart attack
  • Shock
  • Bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Role of a first aider
  • Health and Safety Regulations

Course duration

3 days


After successfully completing a practical assessment, students receive an HSE-approved certificate of competence, valid for three years. To ensure requalification, a two day First Aid at Work requalification course must be passed within 28 days of the date of expiry of the original First Aid at Work certificate.



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