First Aid at Work Refresher

Please note that due to COVID-19, this course will be delivered on-campus with reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place.

This course is designed for fully qualified first aiders seeking to renew their certification. The programme will provide first aiders with updates and refresh their knowledge of the First Aid at Work syllabus. This course will train individuals to the standard required by the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The certificate awarded will be valid for three years after which candidates may renew their qualification by undertaking the two day First Aid at Work Refresher course. However resuscitation guidelines advise that each individual attend an annual update.

Certificare Issued: SQA

Target audience
This course is designed for fully qualified first aiders requiring to renew their certificates.

Please note you must renew your certification prior to expiry of your qualification. If your qualification has lapsed you are required to undertake the full qualification and are not eligible to sit a First Aid at Work refresher course.

  • Causes of unconsciousness, strokes and head injuries
  • Breathing disorders and resuscitation - wounds and external bleeding
  • Internal bleeding, shock, anaphylaxis and heart disorders
  • Poisons and substances capable of causing poisoning
  • Burns, scalds, corrosive chemicals and electrical injuries
  • Personal hygiene when dealing with wounds and the application of sterile dresings and bandages
  • Injuries to bones, joints and muscles
  • Handling and transport of injured - chest and back injuries
  • Fracture of spine and pelvis

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    2

  • Start date

    25 January 2021

  • End date

    26 January 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Cost per person

    £165.00

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    7

  • Start date

    22 February 2021

  • End date

    23 February 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Cost per person

    £165.00

  • Location

    Falkirk Campus

  • Availability

    8

  • Start date

    22 March 2021

  • End date

    23 March 2021

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6

  • Cost per person

    £165.00