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The 3-day First Aid at Work with Automated External Defibrillator Training qualification is an intensive, competency based course, designed to train individuals in both theoretical and practical aspects of First Aid to the standards required by the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Since 1 January 2014 ALL our courses include Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training in line with British Heart Foundation Recommendations

This qualification is especially suited for nominated workplace first aiders looking to gain a comprehensive knowledge of First Aid training. With First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) approval this course is also ideal for those involved in environments where an automated external defibrillator is available in an emergency.

Cost £215, However we can offer preferential rates for returning customers. Please call 0113 8127437 for details.

Dates Available: Time Each Day
5, 6, 7 Aug 2019 09:00 - 16:30
16, 17, 18 Sept 2019  09:00 - 16:30 
7, 8, 9 Oct 2019 09:00 - 16:30
4, 5, 6 Nov 2019  09:00 - 16:30
 2, 3, 4 Dec 2019 09:00 - 16:30
Plus Icon Pre-Requisites
Candidates must:
  • Be at least 16 years of age on the first day of the course.
Plus Icon Course Information
On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • understand the role of a first aider including reference to:
  • the importance of preventing cross infection
  • the need for recording incidents and actions
  • use of available equipment
  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
  • administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
  • administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries
  • chest injuries
  • burns and scalds
  • eye injuries
  • sudden poisoning
  • anaphylactic shock
  • recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid (including heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes)
Course Exam

You must, in order to gain a certificate:

  • attend all course hours
  • successfully complete the final practical assessment covering: unconsciousness,CPR, wound and bleeding

  • A First Aid at Work certificate, which is valid for three years, will be awarded to all successful candidates.

Course Duration

  • 3 days

Course Venue

  • Leeds Beckett University. Precise venue details will be confirmed in the Joining instructions email.

The HSE now recommends that first aiders undertake annual refresher training. Please refer to the First Aid – Basic Skills Update/ Annual Refresher qualification for further details.


Essential Course Information 2018 PDF

First Aid Application Form PDF

Contact the coach education team

0113 812 7437

FAW Testimonials

First Aid at Work 9 March 16

 Opera North "Leaving feeling very confident that I'll be able to cope in an emergency"

21 Mar 16

Student from Leeds Beckett  "I really enjoyed the course and feel confident in dealing with any potential situations as they arrive" 

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