Resuscitation Skills Certificate

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to provide an introduction to First Aid and resuscitation for those with no formal training and to provide the annual skills update for holders of the First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work certificates. 

The course covers those aspects of First Aid, which may be required in potentially life threatening situations, such as - breathing, resuscitation and shock.

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 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:


Entry requirements

This course is designed if you have no formal training and to provide the annual skills update if you hold a First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificates.

Course content includes:

  • Actions of first aider in case of accident or emergency
  • Theory of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Practical: cardio-pulmonary resuscitation
  • Recognition and treatment of Clinical and Anaphylactic shock

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Short course

This is a practical based course delivered face-to-face on campus.

How long will my course last?

3 Hours

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Course cost: £40

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

On demand



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.


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Is there more information available online?

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Moray. UHI Moray 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.