Work Place First Aid (Approved Person)

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The delegate will be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibility of a First Aider
  • Manage a first aid incident/emergency
  • Identify the level of the first aid required and appropriate course of action
  • Be able to administer basic life support techniques across a wide range of conditions
  • Effective incident reporting and communication/handover to emergency services


Course Content:

  1. Introduction
  2. Role and responsibility of a First Aider
  3. Training subjects covered:
    • Accident reporting
    • Incident Assessment
    • Cross contamination prevention
    • Signs and symptoms
    • Minor injuries and foreign objects
    • Bleeding & Burns
    • Asthmatics
    • Diabetes (Hypoglycaemia)
    • Heat Exhaustion
    • Chest Injuries (Foreign Objects)
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Angina
    • Anaphylactic shock
    • Choking & not breathing (practical)
    • Spinal Injury
    • Shock
    • Poisons
    • Stoke (CVA)
    • CPR (practical)
    • De-fibrillation (practical)
    • Recovery position (practical)
    • First aid kit familiarisation


Recommended For: Relevant for nominated First Aiders in higher risk working environments e.g. Construction, manufacturing or chemical plants or where you require a broader knowledge to deal with a wider treatment of medical conditions.

Duration: Approximately 3 days

Certification:  Meeting the training legislative requirements of the HSE (Health & Safety Executive) a certificate of completion will be awarded and a first aid guide issued compliant with UK and Valid for 3 years, yearly 1 day refresher training recommended.

Cost: £2,565 for up to a maximum of 12 delegates (£213.75 per delegate plus VAT) .

Open courses for individuals £225.00 per delegate plus VAT (click here for the next training session available) 4 practical sessions guaranteed for every delegate.


Note: Due to the practical nature of this course we recommend that delegates wear flat shoes and trousers.

A light lunch and refreshments will be provided (please inform us of any dietary requirements)

  • Duration: Full day (3 Days)
  • Location: available at your premises or our training facilities (see venues)
Work Place First Aid (Approved Person) is available at the following training locations:


"Very well communicated across the class from the tutor and good practical exercises   "

— Anthony (Balfour Beatty) – Emergency First Response – CPR & Defibrillation Training

"Very good presentation and clear learning objectives. "

— Shannon (Pottrow Compass) – Fire Extinguisher Course

"Very well presented and organised delivered in professional manner. "

— Cheryl (Brooklands Short Stay School) – Fire Extinguisher School

"Learnt a lot and was enjoyable. Made me think about not just in the workplace but also at home "

— Sophie (Frettenham/The Lodge) – Fire Extinguisher Course