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Annual Skills

This three hour practical refresher course provides first aiders with an opportunity to practise and update their skills as a qualified first aider.  This course is strongly recommended by the HSE for first aiders to refresh their knowledge and first aid skills anytime whilst their first aid certificate is valid.

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work: Courses & Programs

Annual Skills Refresher (3 Hrs)

Duration: 3 Hours

Group Size: up to 12 delegates

Onsite Price: £395.00 + VAT

London £435.00 + VAT

(on customer premises)

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone that currently holds a valid Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work certificate and would like refresh their first aid training. This course is a yearly update course and is strongly recommended by the HSE ( Health & Safety Executive ) for first aiders to refresh their knowledge.  To remain a first aider the appropriate re-qualification course must be completed every three years.


Topics covered in an Annual Refresher course:


  • Importance of recording incidents and actions

  • Basic hygiene and preventing cross infection

  • The priorities of first aid

  • Assessing and managing incidents

  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Shock

  • Wounds, bleeding and minor injuries

  • Choking

  • Seizures



One of our trainers will deliver this course at your premises on a date of your choice. The timings could also be arranged to suit your requirements.

Assessment and Certification

You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers.

In order to complete this course, you must have a valid Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work certificate.



The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.

The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course and candidates need a basic command of English ( defined as Level 2 ) to be eligible for evaluation.

On-site training room requirement

It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12 person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available.

Annual refresher
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