Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to meet the requirements of employers in lower risk environments and covers resuscitation, shock, bandaging and medical emergencies.  The course meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

Aims of the course include:

  • To enable you to understand the principles of First Aid
  • To enable you to practise First Aid procedures, emphasising resuscitation and the recovery position
  • To enable you to deal with emergency situations

*FAIB is the First Aid Industry body who now validate our training and ensure standards are maintained nationwide in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.  Further details are on their website: http://www.firstaidindustrybody.co.uk

Entry requirements

No formal academic entry requirements.

Couse content includes:

  • Practice and Principles of First Aid
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Unconsciousness - Causes
  • Respiration and Circulation.
  • Examination of Casualty
  • The Recovery Position
  • Principles of Resuscitation
  • Recognition of Major Illness
  • Heart Attacks
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

Face-to-face teaching.

How long will my course last?

1 Day

Short course: 1 day (6 hours) 9am-4pm.

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There are no bursaries, grant or allowances available.

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.