First Aid at Work

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.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for those who are responsible for providing first aid at work and for those in a high risk workplace. First Aid at Work can count towards your CPD.

Training Method

We use an audio and visual presentation, with handouts and practical activities. You must be physically able to carry out CPR and place someone in the recovery position.


First Aid at Work training can be delivered to your site or you can attend a three-day First Aid at Work course at our Training Centre in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

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Course Content

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to understand the role of the firstaider, including reference to:
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with:
anaphylactic shock
burns and scalds
chest injuries
eye injuries
injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries 
sudden poisoning
  • Assess the situation and circumstances to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)
  • Recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropriate first aid
  • The need for recording incidents and actions
  • Understanding the importance of preventing cross infection
  • Use of available equipment
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