First Aid at Work

Emergency First Aid at Work course

Course Options

Option 1: First Aid at Work
Option 2: First Aid at Work Re-qualification

Course Description – Option 1: First Aid at Work

An approved three day course that meets the current Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981- more information on this here. This course is delivered in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L74 for qualifying First Aid personnel in the workplace. This course will provide students with in-depth information and skills on how to provide effective treatment and care to a person, or persons that become ill or injured whilst at work.  The programme has a large emphasis on practical application of the skills learnt and ample opportunity is provided for hands-on practice in a relaxed, low stress environment. Blended learning and e-learning options of the First Aid at Work qualification are going to be available soon, please speak to our sales team for more information on this.

Course Description – Option 2: Re-qualification

Re-qualification is only available to students who have previously attended a full, three day First Aid at Work programme.  The course instructor will need to be supplied with a copy of the previous certificate prior to attending the re-qualification programme.  This certificate can be one supplied by any  approved supplier of First Aid at Work and should contain the providers approval number.  The certificate must either be current or not have expired in excess of 30 days prior to re-qualification start date.

Course Content

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient
  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding
  • The ability to recognise and treat a patient in shock
  • The keeping of simple records following an accident at work
  • Students will also learn to provide care for patients who have:
  • suffered a burn or scald
  • injured bones, muscles or joints
  • been poisoned by ingestion or inhalation of a substance or gas
  • suffered an injury to the eye
  • signs & symptoms of a major illness e.g. heart attack

Course Duration

This course is delivered over 3 days (18 hours). The re-qualification course is delivered over 2 days (12 hours).

Course outcome

Successful candidates will be awarded a plastic qualification card on completion and receive a A4 certificate awarded by  HIGHFIELD or WorkSafe Training Systems depending on the course taken. Don`t leave your First Aid to chance book with the First Aid professionals today! Call us on 01270 258403 or email us at

Course Dates

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