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I found the course straight forward and informative. It was delivered with a common sense approach that teaches you practical skills in a realistic manner. Thanks Phil. Richard, March 2019.

Course Overview:

This course has been designed to provide individuals with basic first aid knowledge. It is ideal for those working in low hazard environments or where a needs assessment has identified that there is insufficient first aid cover in a particular department. This programme is perfect for employees looking to develop the fundamental basics, prior to further first aid training (such as the 3 day First Aid at Work course).

Candidate Suitability:

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme. .

Course Aims and Outline:

Candidates attending the course will cover the following areas:

  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Incident & casualty assessment
  • CPR and use of an AED (defibrillator)
  • Body check and recovery position
  • Management of a seizure
  • Choking
  • External bleeding & shock
  • Minor injuries (cuts, grazes, bumps, bruises, splinters, nose bleeds)
  • Minor burns

Course Delivery:

Accredited by Qualsafe, this is a one-day programme, taught in the classroom. It includes ‘first aid simulation’ (practical, hands on examples of how to deal with a first aid situation). This will involve learners undertaking role play with other learners. Our first aid provision is carried out by qualified and approved tutors & learners attending will be required to complete 1 x multiple choice assessment paper.

Candidates attending will receive a first aid book and a certificate accredited by Qualsafe.

Course Feedback

“Very good course, the trainer very engaging & approachable. I feel confident I will be a competent first aider if needed to treat an injury or maintain good treatment whilst an ambulance was en route. It was very engaging. Loved doing the practical bits as that helps the information stick in your memory.” Fleur, October 2018.

“The course has given me a greater confidence to deal with any emergency situations and helped to debunk some myths. It was engaging with a knowledgeable tutor.” Michael, April 2019.

“I liked Phil’s training style – incredibly helpful, comforting and talented. All aspects were explained well and extremely easy to understand.” Jonathan, June 2019.


This programme runs for one day, starting at 09.00am and finishing at 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout the day for all learners.

Delegates are advised to wear comfortable clothing as you will be on the floor practicing CPR, body check & recovery position. Please do not wear a skirt/dress.

Enquire:  To make a general enquiry about this course please contact us.



Course Date & Details

Maximum delegates : 12


This course is available on the following dates :

25th November 2019

12th December 2019

16th January 2020

10th February 2020

5th March 2020

1st April 2020

4th May 2020

30th June 2020

15th July 2020

17th September 2020

19th October 2020

11th November 2020

7th December 2020

Booking Form



01484 346500

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