It is a requirement of the Health & Safety law that employers should provide a safe and healthy environment for their employees. If the assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for First Aiders, then this course will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel. This comprehensive three-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. This course will give the participants a qualification to the highest level of First Aid, meeting the statutory requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 (effective from 1st October 2009).


A minimum of 18 hours over at least three days. Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days but we have the flexibility to accommodate specific needs.


A range of subjects is covered including:

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Resuscitation
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Bandaging
  • Strains
  • Diabetes
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Heart attacks
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains
  • Epilepsy
  • Choking
  • Fractures
  • Poisoning
  • Burns

If your organisation has a specific area of training that is not included or you require a more in depth session, then we can accommodate you by providing additional training in that subject.


Subject to assessment, participants will be issued a First Aid at Work certificate and a wallet card complying with the Health and Safety Executive requirements. This qualification is valid three years which can be renewed by attending a suitable two day requalification course. The HSE strongly recommends that all First Aiders attend an annual refresher programme of a minimum of three hours.


All students will be assessed by independent assessors on their ability to act safely, promptly and effectively for a casualty who is unresponsive, requires CPR or is wounded and bleeding.