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First Aid At Work

This 3 day First Aid at Work course is delivered using a 'hands on', practical approach, combined with tutor presentations to give delegates the best opportunity of mastering the practicalities of first aid treatment.

First Aid at Work training includes the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and also equips the first aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries and illnesses.

The course is suitable for any person who has been carefully selected to ensure that they are capable of taking on the responsibilities of a first aider.


 On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection
  • The need for recording incidents and actions
  • Use of available equipment
  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Administer first aid to a casuatly who is unconcious (including seizure)
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
  • Train in the use of an AED
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking, wounded and bleeding or suffering from shock
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, graze, bruises, small splinters)
  • Recognise the presence of major illness (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes) and provide appropriate first aid
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries; chest injuries; burns and scalds; eye injuries; sudden poisoning, anaphylactic shock and major wounds.

COVID-19 Update

Please note:  The health, safety and welfare of our delegates is paramount.  In addition to our general hygiene measures, we have the following in place on our First Aid courses:


  • Delegates will be offered the use of nitrile gloves and disposable face shields throughout the course. These will be provided at the beginning of each training day  and will be replaced and disposed of as necessary during training sessions.
  • Manikins will be sterilised regularly, with lungs and airways disinfected and replaced after each training session.

As a result of updated Training Body guidance relating to delivery of first aid courses during the Covid-19 pandemic, SSG have taken the decision to follow a ‘’Hands-on’’ approach to training the relevant skills associated with this subject.

Please download the pdf below for more information relating to our training protocol.



Open Courses - Courses are delivered throughout the year at our regional training centres. The cost per delegate is £240.00 plus VAT. The Training Bundles fee per delegate is £220.00 plus VAT. 

Please click here for more information about other courses eligible for the Training Bundles fee.

Private Courses - If you have 8 or more delegates a private course at a venue of your  choice may be a more suitable and cost effective option. Contact our administration team on 01752 201616 for more information. 




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