First Aid (Annual Refresher)

First Aid (Annual Refresher)

Course Specification:

Qualification accreditation number: 603/2613/X


This qualification is aimed at those who have completed a workplace first aider qualification as outlined in the Health and Safety (First-aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 and who are refreshing their knowledge and skills as outlined in the above regulation. This qualification will support a role in the workplace.

Our Pricing

Pricing that is both clear and transparent.

Starting at £289.22 + VAT for 6 people.

Each additional person £18.18 + Vat

Min. 6 people; Max. 12 per trainer.

If your group is larger than 12, please contact us for a quote.

First Aid (Annual Refresher)

Workplace first aiders are strongly encouraged by HSE (first aid) to undergo refresher training every 12 and 24 months to keep their skills up-to-date, especially if there have been changes in first aid treatment since their first aid qualification assessment day.

Having said that, this is currently only a suggestion and not a requirement by law. There is no better way to brush up on your first aid skills than with the first aid (annual refresher) course.

If our students need a refresher on additional first aid techniques, like how to use a tourniquet or how to dress and manage a catastrophic wound, we provide it.

The essential course topics are revisited, but extra time is reserved for learners who want to refresh skills that they mastered but are not included in the short refresher course.

The first aid (annual refresher) course does require a syllabus, which is detailed below.

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First Aid (Annual Refresher) Learning Outcomes;

Understand the role and responsibilities of a First Aider in reference to:

  • Preventing cross-infection
  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Using available equipment
  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, and effectively in an emergency

Be able to administer and provide first aid to a casualty who:

  • is unresponsive but breathing normally
  • is unresponsive but NOT breathing normally
  • has external bleeding
  • is suffering from medical shock
  • is having a seizure

Course Duration

3 guided learning hours (1/2 day).

Course Tests

Practical assessments throughout the course.

Course Qualification

Learners who pass the practical assessments of the course will be awarded a QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid (Annual Refresher) (RQF)

This is valid for 1 year from the assessment date.

Course Pre-requisites

This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace first aider.

Learners between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be the sole first aider.

Learners will be required to demonstrate first aid procedures as they would in a real work environment. This includes providing CPR to a casualty who is on the floor, therefore being physically capable of doing so.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to learners in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Qualification can be delivered in other countries however learners should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Other First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is open and transparent, with no hidden costs.

Book your course date with us, and we will come to your location to provide first aid training for you.

We also run workplace open courses from our centre in Rugby

Ideal for local businesses and individuals seeking nationally recognised accredited first aid qualifications.

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