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We are offering you the opportunity to attend ‘Emergency First Aid at Work Training’ with one of our qualified instructors.

This training will be in person and will be offered at a local venue. We have a 1-day and a 3-day course available for you to sign up to. We can accept a maximum of 12 students who must be a minimum of 14 years of age for each course.

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace 1-day course

This 1-day qualification meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.

All attendees will learn skills and knowledge to provide your organisation and customers with Emergency First Aid allowing them to provide treatment to their casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

The course is for a minimum of 6 hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities.

Cost £80 per person excluding VAT

Emergency First Aid in the Workplace 3-day course

It is a requirement of the Health and Safety law that employers provide a safe and healthy environment to work in. If your assessment of first aid shows a need for qualified first aiders, then this level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable, highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive 3-day course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies. It enables all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

The course is for a minimum of 18 hours spread over 3 days. Ideally, the course should be run over 3 consecutive days, but we have the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Please note that we may be able to offer bespoke training sessions for businesses that wish to have a training session for  10 to 12 employees at the same time. Please contact the Business Hub directly for more details.

Cost: £180 per person excluding VAT

Sign up for a course

We are currently organising new dates for the training. These will be added to this page once booked. If you require more information please email businesshub@somerset.gov.uk

To sign up for a course, please complete the online form.

Last reviewed: April 22, 2024 by Keri

Next review due: October 22, 2024

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