First Aid at Work

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Course Aim

The aim of this course is to support learners in becoming first aiders in the workplace. This REHIS accredited 3-day course is suitable for designated workplace first aiders, who are tasked with providing first response care in a wide range of potential accidents, injuries and illnesses that they could encounter in their workplace.

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Course Information

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Course Content

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

1. Understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to:
i. the importance of preventing cross infection;
ii. the need for recording incidents and actions;
iii. use of available equipment;

2. Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively
in an emergency

3. Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)

4. Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator

5. Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

6. Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding

7. Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

8. Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries

9. Administer first aid to a casualty with:
i. injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal
ii. chest injuries;
iii. burns and scalds;
iv. eye injuries;
v. sudden poisoning;
vi. anaphylactic shock;

10. Recognise the presence of major illness, and provide appropriate first aid, including:
i. heart attack,
ii. stroke,
iii. epilepsy,
iv. asthma,
v. diabetes.

Training is delivered in a classroom environment, with group interaction throughout. 

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Who should attend First Aid at Work

For people who are required to be first aiders within their workplace. 

There are no candidate pre-requisites for this course. 

Where to attend First Aid at Work

Courses are held at our training centre in Kirkcaldy, delivered by our team of instructors.

This course can also be delivered to groups at your location, or at a location close to you by one of our carefully selected third party providers.


3 days


Assessment will include 6 x Practical assessments and 2 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers). 


£275 +VAT per person.

Group booking discounts available

Closed course delivery and discounts available for groups of 6 and above.



It is recommended that candidates undergo annual refresher training before full re-certification after three years. 

First Aid at Work

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