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This one day course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid.  It is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments, such as small offices.  The course covers first aid protocols for adult casualties only.

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work: Courses & Programs

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work

Duration: One day

Group Size: up to 12 delegates

Onsite Price: £495.00 + VAT

London £575.00 + VAT

(on customer premises)

What will I learn?

The content of this course has been designed to build knowledge and confidence. It will teach you to recognise and treat various illnesses and incidents correctly and efficiently.


Topics covered in the Emergency First Aid at Work course:


Role of a first aider

Use of equipment

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


Wounds and bleeding

Minor injuries including small cuts, grazes, bruises and small splinters

Minor burns and scalds




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 and qualify for an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

Assessment and Certification

You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers. Upon successful completion you will receive an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate valid for three years. The HSE recommends that all qualified first aiders should refresh their knowledge and first aid skills every year. We offer an on-site Annual Skills Update course which can be delivered at your premises for up to 12 first aiders. If you have a 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work certificate that is due to expire and you are still working in a low risk working environment then to re-qualify you must complete the 1 day course again. This course can train a candidate to be a new first aider or re-qualify those that are due to expire. If your risk assessment has now identified your working environment as high risk then please consider the full 3 day First Aid at Work course.

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

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