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This Ofqual Regulated Qualification is specifically designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider in their workplace. Successful candidates will learn how to manage a range of injuries and illnesses that could occur at work and will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give emergency first aid.

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, employers can book this course for their employees and rest assured that they have fulfilled their legal responsibilities for providing quality first aid training, without having to undertake any lengthy due diligence checks introduced in the recent HSE changes.

Boyd Safety are approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated qualifications. Contact us today to enquire or book your course.

What’s Covered?

  • The role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Assessing an incident
  • Managing an unresponsive casualty
  • CPR
  • Recovery position
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Choking
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Poisoning
  • Eye injuries


Learners must pass two multiple choice question papers and demonstrate competency in the practical assessments in order to achieve the qualification. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructor will guide the learners through the course material and offer support and advice to ensure that learners are prepared for the assessments. The training is accessible and additional support is available to learners who require it.

Choose First Aiders

Not sure how many first aiders you need in your workplace? Use our handy free first aid calculator to help make sure you have sufficient resources in place to comply with your legal obligations. You can also contact us to discuss your requirements and we’ll be happy to help.


The certificate is valid for 3 years. A shorter requalification course can be done within one month of expiry to regain the qualification, otherwise the full course must be done to requalify.


The training is normally done over 3 days (18 hours), though these days do not have to be together. There are flexible options for splitting up the 18 hours if desired.


We can take up to 12 people on each course.

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