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First Aid courses

Pathway to learning first aid or becoming a first aider at work

These courses will cover techniques of first aid through theory, demonstrations and hands-on learning, while gaining a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification.

Introduction to First Aid

Learners are given an introduction into the techniques of first aid. This course does not qualify people to carry out first aid but is an overview of some of the techniques used. For example, planning for an emergency, resuscitation, choking, burns and bleeding. This course is 3.5 hours.

Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support for Adults and Children

This course provides a useful overview of techniques covering resuscitation, burns, bleeding, choking and the recovery position. This course does not qualify participants to carry out first aid. On successful completion a Level 2 certificate will be awarded. You may also be able to progress onto a Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work course. This course is 5.5 hours.

Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

This qualification is delivered through hands-on learning, practical teaching, demonstrations and a theory test. An Emergency First Aid at Work certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the course which is valid for three years. This course is a full day.