First Aid at Work Training

Course Details 

An Emergency First Aider at Work (Appointed Person) is required for:

  • Up to 50 Low Risk Categories (shops and offices)

  • Up to 20 Medium Risk Categories (warehouses, food processing and light engineering)

  • Up to 5h High Risk Categories (construction, dangerous machinery and chemical manufacturing)


First Aider is required for:

  • 50 – 100 employees in Low Risk categories

  • 20 – 100 employees in Medium Risk categories

  • 5 - 50 employees in High Risk categories


Additional First Aider is required for:

  • Every 100 employees in Low Risk and Medium Risk categories

  • Every 50 employees in High Risk categories


3 day course - This course is ideal for organisations in the High Risk category

Eligibility: All employers in the UK have a legal obligation under Safety at Work Act 1974 to make First Aid provision for their workforce. These HSE approved courses are offered for employees aged 16 years and above.

Duration: As per Health & Safety Regulation (HSE), the duration of the First Aid at Workplace course has been reduced from 4 days to 3 days, as of 1st October 2009. A total of 18 hours instruction with a maximum of 12 delegates is required.

Location: The First Aid at Work courses are held at customer's premises with a minimum of 6 candidates.

Assessment: Practical skills test include CPR, care of an unconscious casualty, recovery position, bandaging and control of bleeding.


Renewal and refresher course: Before the expiry of this certificate, students are required to take a refresher course to re-qualify for the next 3 years. As per HSE recommendations, a 3 hour refresher course is mandatory at the end of the first and second year to keep the candidates up to date on first aid skills.


3 Day


On successful completion of this course all delegates will receive a First Aid at Work Certificate in accordance with HSE guidelines (valid for 3 years).


  1. First aid requirements as per law

  2. First aid regulations

  3. Aims and objectives of first aid

  4. Simple record keeping

  5. Managing an incident

  6. Dealing with accidents and illness

  7. Basic life support (CPR and external defibrillation)

  8. First aid priorities

  9. Prioritising causalities

  10. What is required in a first aid kit?

  11. Resuscitation

  12. At the end of the course we ensure the candidates are competent in treating:

  13. Treatment of an unconscious patient

  14. Heart attack

  15. Control of bleeding

  16. Burns and scalds

  17. Poisoning

  18. Choking

  19. Fractures

  20. Shock

  21. Asthma

  22. External defibrillation

  23. Examining causality