Certification: This Emergency First Aid at Work course is legally compliant with the current Health and Safety (first aid) Regulations 1981.

Upon successful completion of this one day course, first aiders receive certification to allow them to practise for three years after which a re-qualification course becomes necessary. It is strongly recommended that you update your skills by taking an annual refresher.

Certificate validity: 3 years

All of our Emergency First Aid at Work courses are delivered and assessed by medical professionals that have worked within the industry. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course that will include both practical and straight forward written exams.

Prerequisites: None

Duration: 1 Day (0900hrs – 1700hrs)

Cost: £135.00 inc vat (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Group bookings: £510 inc vat for up to 12 people

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

Our Emergency First Aid at Work course meets all criteria set out by the Health and Safety Executive and in accordance with the Resuscitation Council UK guidelines on treatment.

What is the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course?

The Emergency First Aid at Work course delivers a practical set of skills needed by first aiders in the workplace.

This first aid course meets the standards set out by the Health and Safety Regulations (1981) and the comprehensive teaching creates a confident and skilled first aider in the workplace.

Who should attend the Emergency First Aid at Work course?

This course is a comprehensive introduction to first aid designed for people who want to become skilled and confident in emergency first aid for a workplace application.  It is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments such as shops and offices.

If you work in an environment which identifies additional hazards and risks such as health conditions, then we recommend the First Aid at Work course which covers a more comprehensive range of injuries and illnesses.


(16 customer reviews)
Category: SKU: Emergency First Aid at Work


 Emergency First Aid at Work

Our Emergency First Aid at Work course is a 1 day (8 hour) course covering all the essential techniques and best practices for workplace first aiders.

The Emergency First Aid at Work course covers a range of key areas including:

  • The role of the first aider and managing an emergency
  • Priorities of a first aider
  • Recovery Position
  • Basic Life Support
  • Dealing with unconsciousness
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Wounds
  • Control of Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Choking
  • Burns and Scalds
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

If you are looking to book a group session on behalf of a company, club or organisation please contact us on the below details and ask us about group sessions and rates.

Contact us

Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:

Telephone: 01454 260130
Email: info@southwestmaritimeacademy.com

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.

Additional information

Course Dates

5th December 2022, 16th January 2023, 6th February 2023, 13th February 2023, 27th February 2023, 27th March 2023, 24th April 2023, 22nd May 2023, 12th June 2023, 3rd July 2023, 24th July 2023, 14th August 2023, 4th September 2023, 2nd October 2023, 23rd October 2023, 13th November 2023, 4th December 2023

16 reviews for Emergency First Aid at Work

  1. Matt Williams

    Really good with real world knowledge passed on with course content. Really experienced instructors. Really well run course with great factual information backed up by real world experience and knowledge.

  2. Gus

    Really good course with a great instructor. Made it engaging and I feel like I have learned a lot!

  3. Amy Wetherill

    Great Course, enjoyable and felt like I have come away with useful info that I could use.

  4. Jaime Yeomans

    Made me feel confident should I ever have to deal with an injured person.

  5. Rowland Bromilow

    Very well presented and achieved the course objectives.

  6. Tim Harris

    First Class!

  7. Christopher Holloway

    Very helpful course, well presented and thought out. Staff very informative.

  8. Chris Godding


  9. Matt Bryant

    Top level instructor, good level of classroom and practical demonstrations.

  10. Mark Roault

    The courses were run in a professional and competent manner. The content was “full-on” unlike some course I have done previously elsewhere.

  11. N Sanders

    Thorough and engaging training which takes the course as one for real life applications, not book based box ticking.

  12. Natasha Mills

    The course was very informative, packed full of knowledge!

  13. Dan Watson

    Concepts clearly explained. Practical examples provided.

  14. Lauren Lithgow

    Very informative and very professional. All areas were covered extremely well and the instructor explained very clearly all material and had perfect knowledge of all material. Would highly recommend.

  15. Matthew Ling

    Tim was a great instructor. He was practical and had a no nonsense approach. Very informative and learnt a lot.

  16. Gerry Brain

    The course was very fulfilling. Very surprised with the set up. More than expected 10 out of 10.

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