First Aid Skills Update Workshop

This qualification is aimed those who have completed a workplace first aider 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 legislation.

First Aid Skills Update

First aid skills annual update is a 4 hour course that covers HSE syllabus requirements for first aiders annual skills update training.

On this first aid annual skills update course we revisit your first aid skills and we revisit anything else the first aiders would like to revisit to bring their skills up to date with the latest thinking and guidelines.

First aid annual skills update course is regulated by Ofqual and accredited by Qualifications Network (QNUK)

This course meets all current guidelines of HSE and UK Resuscitation Council guidelines

You MUST have a current first aid qualification to attend this workshop.

It is strongly recommended by the Health and Safety Executive that first aiders in the workplace attend first aid skills update workshops at 12 and 24 month periods, these are designed to boost the confidence and competence of the first aider in the workplace, as well as making the first aiders aware of any changes in skills required that have occurred in the last 12 months.

first aid skills update

Course Syllabus

  • Assessing the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Recognise & administer first aid to a casualty who;
    • is unresponsive & breathing normally
    • is unresponsive & not breathing normally
    • is wounded and bleeding
    • is having a seizure
    • is suffering from medical shock


On successful completion of your first aid skills update course, you will be awarded QNUK Level 3 Award in First Aid (Annual Refresher)(RQF)

This will be valid for 12 months from successful completion.

Course Duration

4 tutor guided learning hours (1/2 day)

Course Tests

Practical observations throughout your course.


This qualification is aimed at those over 16 who are able to undertake the responsibilities associated with being a workplace emergency first aider. Candidates between 14-16 years can undertake the qualification, however, they should not be relied upon by employers to be a sole emergency first aider.

It is recommended that candidates have a minimum of Level 2 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

Attendees 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 be physically capable of doing so.

Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available to candidates in England.

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

First Aid Courses We Offer

Our pricing is per person and not per group so you only pay for what you need and not what you don’t need.

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