Healthcare training professionals

First Aid At Work Certificate

Course Information

Course Aims

To enable candidates to provide fast and efficient immediate care to a colleague at their workplace following an injury or illness. This course complies with Health & Safety Executive (HSE) regulations.

All organisations must comply with Health & Safety (First Aid) regulations 1981. If a risk assessment identifies that First Aiders are needed, this HSE approved course is essential.

Course Duration

The course is 3 days long.

Course Content

Day 1

Introduction to First Aid
First Aid in the workplace
Responsibilities of First Aider and priorities of treatment
Action in an emergency
Primary Assessment
Breathing and circulation
Rescue Breathing CPR and Recovery Position
Respiratory disoders
Secondary obstruction, the unconscious casualty

Day 2

The Unconscious casualty
The circulatory system and circulation disorders
Wounds and bleeding
Blood and blood loss (Shock)
Dressing and bandages (the use of)
Incident management
Rescue Breathing, CPR Child and baby
Practical Sessions/Revision

Day 3

Recognition and treatment of bones and tissues injury
Incident Management
Spinal Injury
Final Assessment

Course Certification

An HSE First Aid at Work certificate is awarded subject to completion of the course and satisfaction of the Instructor and the end of course practical assessments. This certificate has a 3 year validity. The refresher training must be completed before the expiry date of the certificate. The HSE also STRONGLY recommend annual refresher training


The price for this course is from 99 per person based on a minimum of 12 people.