Emergency First Aid at Work


 Candidates must have a good knowledge of written & spoken English.
SpanSet reserves the right to exclude unsuitable delegates from training courses.
Delegates must be 18 years or over.


Anyone wanting to become an accredited first-aider or appointed person, or anyone wanting to gain basic emergency first aid knowledge should attend this course.

The course will also help you to meet the requirement for trained emergency first aiders in your organisation. Providing that your organisation has identified that staff need to be trained at this level.

The skills that you gain from the qualification can be used at home or at work. You could potentially help someone who needs a first aider or even save somebody’s life.


The day-to-day role of a first-aider

The roles and responsibilities, minimising infection, and the need for consent.

Assessing an incident.

The primary survey, and conducting a scene survey.

Providing first aid to an unresponsive casualty.

Applying CPR, demonstrating CPR on a dummy, the recovery position, demonstrating the recovery position on a dummy, and first aid during a seizure.

Choking first aid.

Identifying mild/severe choking, and demonstrating how to apply first aid to a choking casualty.

External bleeding casualty.

Identifying the severity of bleeding, and demonstrating how to control external bleeding.

Shock first aid.

Recognising someone who is in shock, administering first aid on a casualty who is in shock.

Minor injuries.

How to deal with minor cuts, grazes, burns, scalds etc.


You must attend a minimum of 6-hours contact time with the tutor to pass the course. You must also show an understanding of the practical elements of the course and complete a multiple-choice theory test.


On successful completion of training, delegates will receive a Highfield certificate of competence.

Additional Information

Further information on our training facilities, first aid provision, insurance etc are available upon request.