Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day course)

This course is ideal for smaller workplaces that present few health and safety risks.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments.

What you will learn?

The content of this course provides basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations, covering the following:

  • Health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • Managing an incident
  • The priorities of first aid
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Bleeding
  • Common workplace injuries.

How do the courses compare?

The skills covered by our emergency 1 day course vary greatly from our full 3 day course.

Course duration

One day.

All successful candidates on this course get their first annual refresher training half price.

Assessment and certification

People attending our workplace First Aid courses are trained and assessed by one expert trainer/assessor whilst the course is progressing. Assessment will be through observation along with some written exercises. Whilst these written elements are straightforward, candidates need a basic command of English (defined as Level 2). So whilst we are often able to provide support to people who for example do not have English as a first language, our ability to do so is limited by the time available and the number of people who require assistance, although we may be able to make special arrangements if requested in advance. Please contact us if you need any guidance.

Candidates will receive a certificate on completion of summative continuous assessment by the trainer.

Northern Ireland

First aid at work and Emergency first aid at work courses delivered in Northern Ireland are assessed using a final assessment of three practical scenarios. More information is provided in your joining instructions.


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injuries occured in the workplace, from minor injuries to life-threatening conditions.

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