First Aid at Work

Qualification: Certificate
Entry Level

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About this course

The three-day First Aid at Work course is perfect for those that are required to hold a first aid qualification in their workplace or any other environment. No previous experience is necessary.

The First Aid at Work qualification is a comprehensive course, which covers a wide range of skills that can be used within many workplace first aid situations. This includes assessing the scene, managing an unresponsive casualty and administering aid to a casualty with a variety of injuries and conditions. 

The qualification meets the needs of workplaces where there are more significant health and safety risks are more likely to need a trained first-aider.

This course complies with the standards set by the HSE.


What you will learn
  • Understanding the roles and responsibilities of a First Aider
  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Managing incidents and the need for reporting accidents
  • Caring for an unconscious casualty
  • Performing CPR
  • Blood loss and shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Disorders of the airway/choking
  • Poisoning
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Major medical conditions - heart attack, stroke, seizures, severe allergic reactions, asthma

The tutor continuously assesses the course and the successful candidates will be awarded with a certificate of attendance, which is valid for three years.

Entry requirements

It is open to everyone aged 16 and over.

A degree of physical fitness is advised.

Dates, times & fees
Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
03/02/20 09.00 - 16.00 (Mon-Wed) 3 days Main campus £390
09/06/20 09.00 - 16.00 (Tue-Thu) 3 days Main campus £390
What next?
  • First Aid at Work Annual Refresher