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First Aid at Work - Emergency First Aid

The Health and Safety Executive suggests that every workplace should have a minimum of one First Aider and one Appointed Person on the premises at all times.

This course is compliant with the current Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981, however, it can be modified to suit the specific needs of your company.

Emergency First Aid Course Information

Training Course Cost: £75 inc VAT (upto 5 candidates), £70 inc VAT (5 or more)
Duration: 1 Day Programme
Assessment: Continuous Assessment.
Accredited: No
Related Support Materials: Emergency First Aid Made Easy Manual

First Aid Training Course

It is designed for the smaller company where there are fewer Health and Safety Risks. An appointed person is someone you choose to take charge when someone is injured or falls ill, including calling an ambulance if required. The First Aid Appointed person has the responsibility to look after the first-aid equipment, eg restocking the first-aid box.

This course provides the employee with basic First Aid skills and will give them the confidence and knowledge to deal with a range of basic First Aid incidents, and carry out vital life saving practices.

Qualified First Aider

The course would also be suitable for employees who are looking to provide support to qualified First Aiders

These are just some of the subjects addressed in the course.

  • Aims & Principles of First Aid
  • Treatment of unconscious casualties
  • Resuscitation
  • Airways & Breathing Problems
  • Fractures
  • Wounds & Bleeding
  • Burns & Poisons
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Serious Injuries & Medical Conditions
  • Recognition and treatment of heart conditions
  • Legal requirements


An Emergency Aid for Appointed Persons certificate is awarded on successful completion of the course. It is valid for 3 years.