First Aid Annual refresher

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The  First Aid annual refresher Course is the HSE recommended yearly training for anyone who holds a First Aid certificate.

The course meets the training legislative requirements of the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) & Ofsted. This is an ideal course for those nominated as First Aiders in working environments or recreational settings. We can demonstrate that this course complies with your legal duties under the Health and Safety (First-aid) regulations 1981 under Selecting a first-aid training provider.

The practical, skills based content of the course ensures delegates acquire the knowledge, skills, understanding and confidence to embed their learnings in daily life.

We offer this course as both an open and closed course. Closed courses are for a maximum of 12 delegates and content can be adapted and tailored to meet specific industry and environmental requirements. Please get in touch here to discuss your organisation’s specific First Aid training requirements.

A certificate of completion will be awarded. Valid for 1 year.


Following the completion of the Emergency First Aid at Work course, delegates will have the skills and knowledge to confidently:

    •  assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
    •  administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
    •  administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator;
    •  administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
    •  administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;

Course Content:

  1. Introduction & admin
  2. Training & assessment subjects covered:
    • Assessing a situation
    • Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
    • Unconscious casualty
    • CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)
    • Use of an AED (automated external defibrillator)
    • Bleeding
    • Shock
  3. Conclusion, feedback & admin

Content of the refresher course and any additional training will be tailored to be appropriate to meet your needs assessment and to include any particular hazards in your workplace. Theses could include but not limited to:

    • Paediatric First aid: Infant & Baby CPR, Choking Infant & Baby
    • Major Illness: Heart attack, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes
    • Haemostatic dressing or Tourniquets
    • Oxygen administration
    • Drowning
    • Cyanide poisoning
    • Hydrofluoric acid burns
    • Hypothermia or Hyperthermia

Please let us know of any additional training request as time may need to be added to the course to ensure candidates can satisfactorily demonstrate competence, any additional trainings will be added to the certificate.

Recommended For: All staff – especially relevant for people nominated as First Aiders in working environments e.g. office and retail

Duration: 1/2 Day (Approximately 3.5-4 hours)

Certification: Meeting the training legislative requirements of the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) a certificate of completion will be awarded. Valid for 3 years. Yearly 1 day refresher training recommended.

Cost:  £550 plus VAT for a course for up to 12 delegates (£45.90 per person + VAT)

For 1 delegate on an open course the price is £50 per delegate plus VAT

All courses have a maximum number of 12 delegates. This is to be able to address the training needs of individual candidates and to adequately assess their competence. (if you require more than 12 delegates another trainer would be needed or longer training sessions or it would be best to run two courses.)

Refreshments will be provided throughout the course (tea, coffee, biscuits).  Please bring your own lunch if needed(a fridge is available for storage).


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

  • Duration: Half day (3.5 - 4)
  • Location: available at your premises or our training facilities (see venues)


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