First Aid at Work


Who is this for?

Once qualified, holders of this First Aid at Work certificate can be used as First Aiders in the workplace in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

How long is the course?

The First Aid at Work course is run over three days in a supportive and relaxed atmosphere designed to aid delegate confidence; it includes both theory and practical sessions.  The course can also be run on non-consecutive days (for example, one day a week over a period of three weeks).

What does it cover?

First Aid Priorities 

Managing Incidents 

Basic Life Support (inc using a defibrillator)​ 

Examination of a Casualty 

Control of Bleeding 


First Aid Kits 


Medical Emergencies 

Heart Attacks

Heat and Cold 


Recording and Reporting


Delegates are examined on the final afternoon of the course. Upon successful completion certification is valid for three years*.  

If your delegates have previously completed the full 3 day First Aid at Work Course and their certification is in date or within 28 days after the expiry date you may wish to consider the 2 day requalification course.

*Under the current guidelines it is strongly recommended that first aid trained staff attend a half-day update every twelve months.


The group cost for an in-house course  for up to 12 candidates is from £1000 when run at your venue.  This includes certification and a manual for each student. There are no additional costs.  

The cost for an individual on a public course is from £250.