First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work by OJ Health and Safety

Who should attend?
This course (First Aid at Work) is designed for people who want to receive our most thorough first aid training. It is most suited to those working in high-risk environments, such as building sites or warehouses.

Booking for large numbers of students?
Contact Owen on 01924 261789 for details on on-site options

How long is a First Aid at Work course?
The course lasts three days and takes place in the classroom.

CPR Image

What is First Aid at Work?

Aimed at all industries in the UK, this text sets out the aspects of first aid that employers need to address under the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (1981). It aims to help employers comply with their legal duties and offers practical and realistic first-aid support to their workforce.

I need First Aid at Work Training, what do I do next?

For more information on the services we provide, please email or call OJ Health and Safety at 08006 349 247.

What Topics are Covered On A First Aid at Work Course?

  • Adult resuscitation (CPR)
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Chest pains
  • Choking adult
  • Communication and casualty care
  • Eye injuries
  • Fainting
  • Head injuries
  • Defibrillator prompts and how to respond (theory based)
  • Defibrillator pad placement (theory based)
  • Low blood sugar
  • Managing an emergency
  • Minor and severe bleeding
  • Poisons and what to do if someone has been poisoned
  • Role of the first aider (including knowledge of health and safety regulations)
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Spinal injuries
  • Stroke
  • Unresponsive adult

Course Syllabus

A wide range of subjects are covered, including (but not limited to):

  • Legalities, responsibilities and reporting an unresponsive casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Poisoning
  • Burns
  • Epilepsy
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Heart attacks
  • Head injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Asthma
  • Stroke
  • Resuscitation
  • Bandaging
  • Choking
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Diabetes


A minimum of 18 hours which will be spread over at least three days.

Ideally, the course should be run over three consecutive days, but we can provide the flexibility to accommodate your specific needs if required, providing it is completed within 10 weeks of starting the course.


The assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a question paper on each of the three days.

A three-year Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work (Level 6 in Scotland) will be issued to each learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required.

Our Assessors

All of our assessors are qualified in the following;

Level 3 Award in Education and Training (RQF)

Approved First Aid Instructor

Approved Defibrillation Instructor

Approved Paediatric First Aid Instructor

Course Sizes

A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age to qualify.

3 Day Course Cost: £225 + VAT & 1 Day Course Cost £75 + VAT

To book, please call 0333 253 7563 or fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.