First Aid At Work Refresher

Course Information

This course updates the first aid skills for people who need to renew their statutory first aid at work certificate and whose existing certificate is still valid. First aiders whose certificates have expired for more than 28 days must attend the full first aid at work course.

Who Should Attend

The course is only suitable for those staff that already hold a current First Aid at Work certificate that is nearing expiry and who need to re-train to obtain a valid certificate.

What they will learn

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work
  • Use first aid equipment
  • Understand employer duties and legislation
  • Maintain first aid records
  • Recognise the importance of personal hygiene in first aid procedures.

Course Content

  • Assessing the Casualty
  • Unconsciousness
  • CPR
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Burns and scalds
  • Eye Injuries
  • Shock
  • Poisoning
  • Casualties overcome by gas or fumes
  • Recognition and treatment of illness
  • Transportation of casualties
  • Updates in first aid procedures

Course Duration

Two Days


The course is assessed via a practical exam. If successful the delegate will receive a new first aid at work certificate, which is valid for 3 years.