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We offer a range of first aid courses from Emergency First Aid to the more comprehensive First Aid at Work course.

First Aid courses and dates are shown below. Please use the Moray College UHI First Aid Booking Form to apply. 

First Aid at Work Certificate Course content

First Aid at Work Certificate Course

First Aid at Work Certificate Course

This covers all aspects of First Aid to gain certification as a suitable person and is valid for 3 years and meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981.

In line with HSE guidelines it is strongly recommended that holders attend the Resuscitation Skills Update course annually.

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7/8/9 June 2021

5/6/7 July 2021

2/3/4 August 2021

6/7/8 September 2021

18/19/20 October 2021

17/18/19 November 2021

10/11/12 January 2022

7/8/9 February 2022

8/9/10 March 2022

5/6/7 April 2022

 

First Aid at Work Certificate Requalification Course content

First Aid at Work Certificate Requalification Course

First Aid at Work Certificate Requalification Course

This course is open to those holding a current First Aid at Work Certificate. It is designed for those who wish to update their first aid skills and renew their certification for a further three years and meets the requirements of the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The course provides a practical update on all aspects of First Aid covered in the First Aid at Work Certificate course.

In line with HSE guidelines it is strongly recommended that holders attend the Resuscitation Skills Update course annually.

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15/16 June 2021

28/29 June 2021

19/20 July 2021

29/30 July 2021

9/10 August 2021

1/2 September 2021

16/17 September

7/8 October 2021

25/26 October 2021

8/9 November 2021

29/30 November

6/7 January 2022

27/28 January 2022

14/15 February 2022

2/3 March 2022

21/22 March 2022

30/31 March 2022

 

Emergency First Aid at Work Course content

Emergency First Aid at Work Course

Emergency First Aid at Work 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.

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26 May 2021

17 June 2021

8 July 2021

26 July 2021

5 August 2021

13 September 2021

30 September 2021

28 October 2021

10 November 2021

22 November 2021

18 January 2022

31 January 2022

10 February 2022

28 February 2022

14 March 2022

29 March 2022

8 April 2022

 

 

Childcare First Aid Course content

Childcare First Aid Course

Childcare First Aid Course

This course is designed to meet the needs of parents and childcare workers and covers First Aid skills relevant to young people.

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31 May 2021

21 June 2021

14 September 2021

22 October 2021

25 November 2021

4 February 2022

15 March 2022

 

Resuscitation Skills Update content

Resuscitation Skills Update

Resuscitation Skills Update

This course is designed as an annual skills update for those holding a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate. Additionally it provides an introduction to First Aid for those with no formal qualification.

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Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Users Course content

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Users Course

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Users Course

This course is designed to provide an introduction to the used of a Defibrillator (AED) and Resuscitation in the work place in accordance with the latest UK Resuscitation Council Guidelines.

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Onsite First Aid Courses content

Onsite First Aid Courses

Onsite First Aid Courses

Onsite First Aid courses at your workplace for up to 12 employees. Our First Aid Trainer covers onsite training across Moray, Inverness and Aberdeenshire.

  • Cost for Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day) course: £510
  • Cost for First Aid at Work (3 day) course: £1,320
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In response to coronavirus (COVID-19) we are implementing the following measures to ensure the safety of our staff, students and visitors: content

In response to coronavirus (COVID-19) we are implementing the following measures to ensure the safety of our staff, students and visitors:

  • Sessions will take place in a room with improved ventilation
  • Reduced class sizes (from 12 to 8)
  • Candidates will be required to complete a pre-course COVID-19 screening questionnaire
  • 2 metre social distancing will be implemented in the classroom
  • For practical activities, such as casualty handling and bandaging, masks and gloves will be mandatory and such exposure will be minimised
  • Each candidate will have a dedicated resuscitation manikin for the duration of the course
  • The use of face shields/masks will be mandatory for resuscitation practice
  • All touchpoints in the classroom will be subject to frequent cleaning during the lessons
  • Following the course manikins will be rigorously cleaned and lungs replaced

Any questions or queries please email: mc.registry.moray@uhi.ac.uk 

All courses are FAIB approved. 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. All courses below provide an overview of the use of an AED (Defibrillator).

If you are looking for guidance to address first-aid provision in the workplace contact us or view the guidance notes for the Health and Safety at work First Aid regulations (1981).