First Aid

First Aid

Number of Participants: 12 Maximum

Cost per day: 1-4 People £110 5-8 People £190 9-12 People £240

(please note some course are half a day and some are more than 1 day)

If you are an individual it may be cheaper to join an existing course

Appointed Persons in the Workplace Level 2 (VTQ) 1-day course

Become the Appointed person in Your Workplace and be ready to help should something go wrong.

Introduction to First Aid

  • Appointed Persons Introduction
  • Fears of first aid
  • Asking permission to help
  • Calling the EMS
  • Waiting for the EMS to Arrive
  • Scene Safety
  • The Chain of Survival
  • DRAB and the ABCDs
  • Barriers and Gloves
  • How to use face shields
  • Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
  • BSi First Aid Kit

Cardiac Arrest and CPR

  • Adult CPR Introduction
  • When to call for assistance
  • Heart Attack
  • Adult CPR
  • CPR Hand Over
  • Compressions Only CPR
  • AED Introduction
  • Drowning
  • Effective CPR
  • Improving compressions
  • Improving breaths

Choking Management

  • Choking Recognition
  • Adult Choking

Bleeding Management

  • Types of Bleed
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Excessive Blood Loss
  • Excessive Bleeding Control
  • Embedded Objects
  • Plasters
  • Other Types of Injury
  • Minor Injuries
  • Nose bleeds

Other Medical Conditions

  • Shock
  • Dealing with fainting
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Spinal Injury
  • Spinal Recovery Position
  • Burns and Burn Kits
  • Gell burns dressings
  • Treating a Burn with Cling Film
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy treatment

Regulations and Summary

  • First Aid At Work Rules and Regulations
  • The Accident Book
  • RIDDOR
  • Appointed Person Summary

Basic First Aid 1-day course

Level 2 Learn the basic principles of First Aid and the most essential things you can do to keep people in need alive.

The contents included in this course are:

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Fears of First Aid
    • Fear of Helping
    • Barriers – Gloves and Face-shields
  • Calling for Help
  • Patient Consent
  • Initial Assessment/Primary Survey
  • Recovery Position
  • Infant Recovery Position
  • Spinal Injury
  • Chain of Survival
  • Heart Attack – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
  • Types of AED
  • Using an AED
  • CPR
    • Adult One Rescuer CPR
    • Pregnant Ladies
    • Agonal Breathing
    • CPR and Seizures
    • Mouth to Nose Breaths
    • Mouth to Tracheostomy Ventilations
    • Compressions only CPR
    • Adult CPR Handover
  • Drowning
  • Infant and Child CPR
  • Choking – Adult and Infant
  • The Circulatory System
  • Bleeding
    • Types of bleeding
    • Serious bleeding
    • Controlling Catastrophic Bleeding
  • Minor Injury Treatment
  • Types of Shock – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment
  • Dislocations and Fractures
  • Burns and Scalds – Assessment and Treatment
  • Bites and Stings
  • Epileptic Seizures
  • Post Incident Stress

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) 1-day course

Level 3 Regulated Course teaches the essentials of First Aid, preparing you to deal with Workplace Emergencies.

The contents included in this course are:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

2. Be able to assess an incident

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: - mild-severe
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
  • 5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

  • 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

First Aid at Work (FAW) 3-day course

Level 3 Regulated Course allows you to become a fully trained First Aider in your workplace.

The contents included in this course are:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

2. Be able to assess an incident

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: - mild-severe
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
  • 5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

  • 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey

  • 1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
  • 1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey

2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  • 2.1 Recognise suspected fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • 2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • 2.3 Demonstrate how to apply a support sling and an elevated sling

3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

  • 3.1 Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury
  • 3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury
  • 3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury

4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury

  • 4.1 Recognise a suspected: Flail chest / penetrating chest injury
  • 4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a Flail chest / penetrating chest injury

5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scolds

  • 5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
  • 5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving: dry heat/wet heat/electricity/chemicals

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury

  • 6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving: Dust/chemicals/embedded objects

7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

  • 7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
  • 7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

First Aid at Work (FAW Requalification) 2 Day course

Requalify as a First Aider in Your Workplace. Perfect for refreshing you memory on all of the essentials.

The contents included in this course are:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Identify the need for consent to provide first aid

2. Be able to assess an incident

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3. Be able to provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using a manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place a casualty into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty who is choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: - mild-severe
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to a casualty who is choking

5. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding
  • 5.2 Demonstrate control of external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock

  • 6.1 Recognise a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock

7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with: - small cuts - grazes - bruises - small splinters
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds

Unit 2: Recognition and Management of Illness and Injury in the Workplace

1. Be able to conduct a secondary survey

  • 1.1 Identify the information to be collected when gathering a casualty history
  • 1.2 Demonstrate how to conduct a head to toe survey

2. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  • 2.1 Recognise suspected fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • 2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • 2.3 Demonstrate how to apply a support sling and an elevated sling

3. Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

  • 3.1 Recognise a suspected head injury and spinal injury
  • 3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a suspected head injury
  • 3.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for a suspected spinal injury

4. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected chest injury

  • 4.1 Recognise a suspected: Flail chest / penetrating chest injury
  • 4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for a Flail chest / penetrating chest injury

5. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with burns and scolds

  • 5.1 Identify the factors that affect the severity of burns and scalds
  • 5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for burns involving: dry heat/wet heat/electricity/chemicals

6. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with an eye injury

  • 6.1 Identify how to administer first aid for eye injuries involving: Dust/chemicals/embedded objects

7. Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning

  • 7.1 Identify the routes that poisons can take to enter the body
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid to a casualty affected by sudden poisoning
  • 7.3 Identify sources of information for treating those affected by sudden poisoning

First Aid at Work (FAW Requalification) 2 Day course

Requalify as a First Aider in Your Workplace. Perfect for refreshing you memory on all of the essentials.


First Aid at Work Annual Refresher half day

Refresh your First Aid Skills for the HSE Recommendations with this First Aid at Work Annual Refresher

The contents included in this course are:

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCD's
    • Initial Assessment
    • Stop Think Act
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult CPR
    • Heart Attack Position
    • Aspiring and the Aspod
    • Adult CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression-Only CPR
    • AED
    • Heart Attack
    • Drowning
  • Choking Training
    • Adult Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
    • Embedded Objects
    • Other Types of Injury
    • Minor Injuries
    • Applying Plasters
  • Other medical conditions
    • Spinal Injury
    • Burns
    • Shock
    • Epilepsy
    • Adult Seizures
    • First Aid at Work Rules and Regulations
  • Regulations and Summary
    • First Aid at Work Rules and Regulations
    • The Accident Book
    • RIDDOR
    • Summary to FAW Refresher


Emergency Paediatric First Aid (EPFA) 1-day course

Go in-depth into the Essentials of First Aid for Children and be ready for Emergencies.

The contents included in this course are:

Unit 1: Emergency Paediatric First Aid

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Differentiate between an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid

2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using an infant and a child manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place an infant or a child into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Demonstrate continual monitoring of breathing for and infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
  • 3.6 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: Mild or Severe
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking

5. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding for an infant and a child
  • 5.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

  • 6.1 Recognise when an infant or a child is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid for: • Bites • Stings • Small cuts • Grazes • Bumps and bruises • Small splinters • Nosebleeds

Paediatric First Aid (PFA) 2-day course

Spend 12 Hours learning vital information to possibly save an infant's or child's life with this course.

The contents included in this course are:

1. Understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider

  • 1.1 Identify the role and responsibilities of a paediatric first aider
  • 1.2 Identify how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • 1.3 Differentiate between an infant and a child for the purposes of first aid

2. Be able to assess an emergency situation safely

  • 2.1 Conduct a scene survey
  • 2.2 Conduct a primary survey on an infant and a child
  • 2.3 Summon appropriate assistance when necessary

3. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are unresponsive

  • 3.1 Identify when to administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 3.2 Demonstrate CPR using an infant and a child manikin
  • 3.3 Justify when to place an infant or a child into the recovery position
  • 3.4 Demonstrate how to place an infant and a child into the recovery position
  • 3.5 Demonstrate continual monitoring of breathing for and infant and a child whilst they are in the recovery position
  • 3.6 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is experiencing a seizure

4. Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child who are choking

  • 4.1 Identify when choking is: Mild or Severe
  • 4.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant and a child who is choking

5. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding

  • 5.1 Identify the severity of external bleeding for an infant and a child
  • 5.2 Demonstrate how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with external bleeding

6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

  • 6.1 Recognise when an infant or a child is suffering from shock
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid to an infant or a child who is suffering from shock

7. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with bites, stings and minor injuries

  • 7.1 Identify how to administer first aid for: • Bites • Stings • Small cuts • Grazes • Bumps and bruises • Small splinters • Nosebleeds

Unit 2: Managing paediatric illness, injuries and emergencies

1. Be able to administer first aid to an infant or a child with suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  • 1.1 Recognise a suspected: Fracture or dislocation and Strain or Sprain
  • 1.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with a suspected: Fracture or dislocation and Strain or Sprain
  • 1.3 Demonstrate how to apply a support sling and an elevated sling

2. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or a child with suspected head and spinal injuries

  • 2.1 Recognise a suspected: Head Injury and Spinal Injury
  • 2.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with a suspected head injury
  • 2.3 Demonstrate how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with a suspected spinal injury

3. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose

  • 3.1 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or child with a foreign body in the: Eye, Ear and Nose
  • 3.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with an eye injury

4. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child with an acute medical condition or sudden illness.

  • 4.1 Recognise suspected: • Diabetic emergencies • Asthma attack • Allergic reaction • Meningitis • Febrile convulsions
  • 4.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child who is suspected to be suffering from • Diabetic emergency • Asthma attack • Allergic reaction • Meningitis • Febrile convulsions.

5. Know how to provide first aid to an infant and a child who is experiencing extremes of body temperature.

  • 5.1 Recognise when an infant or a child is suffering from extreme cold and extreme heat
  • 5.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or child who is suffering from: extreme cold • extreme heat

6. Know how to provide first aid to an infant or a child who has sustained an electric shock

  • 6.1 Identify how to safely manage an incident involving electricity
  • 6.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or child who has suffered an electric shock

7. Know how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with burns or scalds

  • 7.1 Identify how to recognise the severity of burns and scalds
  • 7.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with burns and scalds

8. Know how to administer first aid to an infant or a child with suspected poisoning

  • 8.1 Identify how poisonous substances can enter the body
  • 8.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or child with sudden poisoning

9. Be able to provide first aid to an infant or child with anaphylaxis

  • 9.1 Recognise suspected anaphylaxis in an infant or a child
  • 9.2 Identify how to administer first aid for an infant or a child with suspected anaphylaxis
  • 9.3 Demonstrate the use of a training device adrenaline auto-injector.

Paediatric First Aid Annual Refresher Half day course

Refresh your knowledge of Paediatric First Aid to make sure your skills are refined and on point.

The contents included in this course are:

  • Initial Introduction to Paediatric First Aid
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking permission to help
    • Calling the EMS
    • Waiting for the EMS to arrive
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • Drab and the ABCD's
    • Differences in Child Size
    • Initial Assessment and the Recovery Position
    • Infant recovery Position
  • Cardiac Arrest and CPR
    • Introduction to Paediatric and Adult CPR
    • Older Child and Adult CPR
    • CPR Handover
    • Compressions only CPR
    • Drowning
    • AED Introduction
    • Child CPR
    • Child CPR Breakdown
    • Infant CPR
  • Choking Management
    • Adult Choking
    • Child Choking
    • Infant Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
    • Embedded Object
    • Child Bleeding Control
    • Nose Bleeds
    • Plasters
    • Other Types of Injury
    • Foreign Objects
    • Minor Injuries
  • Secondary Care for Injury and Illness
    • Shock
    • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
    • Spinal Injury
    • treating a Burn
    • Electrical Injuries
    • Pediatric Seizures
    • Febrile Convulsions
    • Fractures
    • Asthma
    • Sickle Cell
    • Heat Emergencies
    • Cold Emergencies