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First Aid at Work Refresher

First Aid at Work Refresher

£210.00 Inc VAT

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This course is specifically for those who have completed a 3-day First Aid at Work course and wish to re-new their qualification. The refresher training needs to be completed within the 28 days of the previous certificate’s expiry. Any training taken after this expiry will not be valid.  The course will go back over previously covered topics from the original 3-day course. We will look to cover main points and challenge the attendee’s knowledge.  Our OFQUAL and SQA accredited First Aid at Work Course is specifically delivered to be in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work ect. Act 1974 and The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.  The course provides a comprehensive set of practical skills needed by first aiders in the workplace, giving both the skill and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies.

What will you learn?

The course will go back over previously covered topics from the original 3 day course. We will look to cover main points and challenge the attendees knowledge.

Areas covered are as follows:

  • Legalities, Responsibilities and Reporting.
  • Assessment of the situation.
  • Resuscitation.
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty.
  • Shock (Inc. Anaphylaxis).
  • Bandaging.
  • Fractures and spinal injuries.
  • Heart attacks.
  • Choking.
  • Control of bleeding.
  • Eye injuries.
  • Poisoning.
  • Chest injuries.
  • Burns.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Asthma.
  • Diabetes.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Stroke.

Candidates are assessed on their knowledge and understanding throughout the course using practical and written tasks, with question papers on days one and two.

How this course will be delivered

This statutory course is delivered as blended learning so just two days of classroom training and one day face-to-face contact still embracing COVID-19 Mitigation.  This course is widely available at all our training centres, under the guidance of our specialist First Aid at Work trainers. Using the latest training technique, it maximises learner recall and confidence and meets HSE Regulations.  Our training is available in several formats, we offer the essential training you want in many ways to suit your needs.  If you have more than a few staff members that you wish to train, why not consider an onsite course.  If you require us to come to you, we can.  With qualified lead instructors based throughout the UK, HSQE Consultancy can provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements.

We deliver the in-house courses at your location and to your needs to give you the training you require.  Businesses looking to save on cost, our in-house courses will be a much more cost-effective option for you, and you will not even need to travel; we come to you, cutting the cost considerably.  Should you require several courses, we can offer you course bundles at competitive corporate rates and potentially offer you discounts.  We currently deliver courses for many national companies throughout the UK so our open courses might suit you better.

Our open courses are ideal for individuals and groups, all our open courses are for anyone wishing to up their skills and knowledge in the chosen subject, these courses can be delivered in the following ways, classroom-based, blended learning which is a mix of both webinar-based and classroom-based delivery methods, there will still be an element of both Practical and Theory assessments in the blending learning approach.


Basic advice on first aid at work

First aid at work – Your questions answered

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 First-aid needs assessment case studies – Case studies

The scenarios should be read in conjunction with the guidance on first-aid needs assessments in First aid at work (L74) (PDF. The case studies covered include:

  • Convenience store.
  • Supermarket.
  • Nursing home.
  • Office.
  • Secondary school.
  • Primary school.
  • Café.
  • Construction company.
  • Trackside railway maintenance company.
  • Chemical processing plant.
  • Remote forestry location.


First Aid Level 3 – expires on the 3 years anniversary after successfully completing and being issued the certification.  However, we recommend that you attend an upskill course every year to refresh your skills.  Issuing of certification, as part of our environmental policy and conscientious effort to lower the impact on the environment, all certificates will be available as a link and PDF download on completion, this will be sent to you. Our e-certificates are valid certification and accepted by all governing bodies and accreditations centres.  But, if you require a physical copy we are more than happy to send one out to you.


To ensure you get the most effective learning experience, learners must be physically able to participate and we limit maximum of 12 delegates can attend this course.

Length of course

2 Days.


£175.00+ VAT per person. (£210.00 Total Cost).

For groups, bundles and all in-house training please contact us for help and guidance.


Candidates have a good understanding of spoken and written English. While we are often able to provide support to people who 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. We may be able to make special arrangements if requested in advance. Please contact us if you need any guidance.  Candidates MUST have an in date First Aid at Work Level3 qualification in this qualification.

What to bring on the day?

Candidates are required to bring Photo ID in order that they may take the exam. This can either be a Passport or a Driving License.

How Do I Know Which Course Is Best Suited to Me?

If you’re a small, medium, or even a large organisation employing 5 personnel or more, this is the course for you and your workforce.  If you’re having trouble choosing a course, please call us on 01252214075 or simply fill out the contact form. One of our helpful team members will be more than happy to help!

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