First Aid Courses

First Aid at Work courses

This First Aid at Work course gives a detailed set of practical skills needed by first aiders in most workplaces to help them become a confident first aider at work.

The course gives the ability and knowledge to deal with first aid emergencies and meets the standards needed to help comply with Health and Safety (First aid) regulations.

Course dates

The next First Aid at Work training courses will be held on: 

  • 23 to 25 April 2019
  • 8 to 10 July 2019

Course costs

This course lasts 3 days and costs just £100.

Course content

The course will cover how to deal with:

  • the role of the first aider
  • head injuries
  • managing an emergency
  • health and safety (first aid) regulations
  • communication and casualty care
  • low blood sugar
  • asthma
  • poisoning
  • bleeding (minor and severe)
  • resuscitation (adult CPR);
  • bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • seizures (adult)
  • burns and scalds
  • severe allergic reaction
  • chest pains (including heart attack)
  • shock
  • choking (adult)
  • spinal injuries
  • eye injuries
  • stroke
  • fainting
  • unresponsive casualty

Emergency First Aid courses

The next Emergency First Aid courses will be held on:

  • 3 June 2019
  • 4 December 2019

Course costs

This course lasts 1 day and costs just £60.

To book a place on a First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid course, or for more information please email denise.todd@medway.gov.uk or phone 01634 336 644.