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Course Overview:

This 3 day course provides learners with the knowledge and practical skills they need to become First Aiders in the workplace. The programme offers both the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.

It meets the standards required to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) Regulations.

Candidate Suitability

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme. This programme is suitable for all learners of all backgrounds and job roles. Learners should want to become first aiders and be prepared to undertake a dedicated programme of learning.

Course Aims and Outcomes

The programme will teach and train candidates to deal with the following first aid topics:

·         The role of the first aider ·         Circulatory & respiratory system
·        Incident & casualty assessment ·         Wounds & bleeding
·         CPR & AED (use of a defibrillator) ·         Eye injuries
·         Body check / recovery position ·         Shock
·         Unconscious casualty ·        Anaphylaxis
·         Management of a seizure ·         Angina & heart attack
·         Choking ·         Stroke
·        External bleeding & shock ·         Burns & scalds
·         Minor injuries ·         Poisonous Substances
·         Hypoxia ·         Fractures, dislocations, sprains & strains
·         Chest injuries ·         Head & spinal injuries
·        Asthma & hyperventilation ·         Epilepsy & diabetes


Course Delivery

This programme has a packed schedule, delivered over a three day timescale. The programme is accredited and approved by Qualsafe, the awarding organisation for First Aid training.

Our tutors are industry specialists with decades of first aid experience. The course is classroom based and includes ‘first aid simulation’ (practical, hands on examples of how to deal with a variety of first aid situations). This will, from time to time, involve learners undertaking role play with other learners.


The programme is assessed throughout, using a range of ongoing assessment methods. In addition, there are two multi-choice assessment papers that learners need to achieve to complete the course.

Course Feedback

• “Although I have been doing first aid for years, I have had a couple of years gap & so much has changed. This course has been fantastic in reminding me why it is important to know first aid. I enjoyed the sense of fun between us as a group and Phil who tutored us. Was a great 3 days”. Karen, Oct 16
• “I found this an extremely valuable & interesting course. Phil was an excellent trainer – very professional & made the course interesting & enjoyable. I would struggle to see how it could be improved – thank you!” Jeannie, Sept 16
• “The course was very informative, up to date and made a difficult subject enjoyable. Phil’s sense of humour helped make the course relaxed & fun”. Gill, Sept 16


This programme runs for 3 days, 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.




Course Details

Maximum delegates : 12

Cost : £155 + VAT – Members / £175 + VAT Non-members


This 3 day course is available on the following dates:

11th, 12th & 13th September 2017 (course now fully booked)

2nd, 3rd & 4th October 2017

20th, 21st & 22nd November 2017

4th, 5th & 6th December 2017

Booking Form



01484 346500

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