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First Aid at Work Refresher

2 day course
Theory
410 minutes
Practical
410 minutes
Assessment
70 minutes

NB: Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

Book from £102

This First Aid at Work Refresher course is for those who need to renew their first aid at work certification – to ensure they are up-to-date and compliant. The awarding organisation for this course recommends that first aiders complete this course within a month of their original certificate expiring.

This course will ensure that first aiders continue to be proficient in practical skills (such as CPR) and dealing with workplace injuries and illnesses.

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This 2 day first aid refresher course ensures that previously certified first aiders can continue to be proficient in the practical skills, e.g. CPR, dealing with bleeding and wounds etc.

Topics covered on this course include:

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Provide first aid to an unresponsive casualty
  • Provide first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Provide first aid to a casualty with external bleeding
  • Be able to conduct a secondary survey
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty who is in shock
  • Know how to provide first aid to a casualty with:
    • minor injuries
    • suspected injuries to bones, muscles and joints
    • suspected chest injuries
    • burns and scalds
    • an eye injury
    • sudden poisoning
    • anaphylaxis
    • suspected major illness

To view the full course timetable click here.

This training course is delivered by experienced, fully trained first aid instructors and assessors.

On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an MPQC awarding body certificate

We teach a maximum of 12 candidates per course, and the trainer to candidate ratio is 1:12.

For practical training, we allocate one manikin per 4 candidates.

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

What time does the course start and finish?

Courses start at 8.45 am and finishes at about 3.30 pm

Do I need to bring PPE?

No – PPE is not required for this course.

What is included in the price?

Course materials, refreshments and a light lunch are provided.

How long does it take for certificates to arrive?

MPQC certificates are posted as soon as we receive them (usually within 2 weeks).

When will I receive my course instructions?

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Can I change my booking?

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Is there parking?

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

“I’ve just done my two-day refresher and wanted to say I’ve done first aid for 30 years and your instructor is probably the best I’ve had for learning the subject. Put it over really well and made it enjoyable.” Richard Webster, Head of EHS UKCSMR Ltd

“Excellent and confident trainer with vast knowledge and experience.  Answered every question we asked.” William Roberts, Amco

“Very knowledgeable trainer and good manner of delivery.  Good to have defibrillator content.“ Mark Hutton, People at Work Unit

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