Course Packages

1-Day Emergency First Aid at Work Course (EFAW) - Featured Image

Suitable for low-risk workplaces such as offices, shops, and libraries. Also suitable for entry requirements for SIA.

1 Day
3-Day First Aid at Work Course - Featured Image

Suitable for high-risk workplaces such as; engineering facilities, chemical manufacturing, food processing and warehousing.

3 Day
First Aid at Work Requalification - Featured Image

Suitable for learners renewing their First Aid at Work Qualification.

2 Day
Annual Refresher in First Aid 1/2 Day - Featured Image

The HSE recommends a half-day annual first aid refresher course to keep up with the latest advances in first aid.

0.5 Days
Online First Aid Course (Baby, Child & Adult) - Featured Image

Our Online First Aid Course is suitable for those looking to learn first aid for babies, children & adults. Training takes 2-4 hours and costs only £20.

2-4 hours
QA Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) - Featured Image

This course is accredited by Qualsafe and has been designed with EYFS compliance in mind and meets the requirements of OFSTED & CSSIW. This paediatric training is aimed at enabling EPA (End Point Assessment) for Early Years Educators and EYFS criteria.

1 day practical + 1 day eLearning
Paediatric (Child) First Aid Course - Featured Image

This FAIB Approved course is for those working with children and infants in Scotland in nurseries, schools and pre-school environments. Also suitable throughout the UK for nannies, parents/grandparents.

1 Day
Defibrillator (AED) Training 1/2 Day - Featured Image

This half-day defibrillator (AED) course teaches your coworkers how to utilise a defibrillator efficiently and confidently in the event of a critical emergency.

0.5 Day
On-site First Aid Training Nationwide - Featured Image

Training delivered on-site at your work premise, nationwide, for a fixed daily rate of £495.

SYFA Approved Sports First Aid Course - Featured Image

These 16-hour first aid courses are a pre-requisite for SFA and SYFA Club Licensing.

2 Days

HSE Approved First Aid Courses & Training

Skills Training Group’s first aid training courses are created to make it simple for your company’s first aiders to become certified. Whether you need the basic EFAW course or more advanced FAW training, we can meet your demands. Furthermore, by coming to you: both the 1-day emergency first aid course and the 3-day first aid course may be delivered onsite at your workplace or one of our UK first aid training locations.


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Why choose Skills Training Group for first aid training?

The first aid training courses offered by Skills Training Group are HSE approved and accredited by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB), so your employees will leave with an officially recognised first aid qualification (either EFAW or FAW, depending on the requirements of your business).

Our aim is to make the process as easy as possible for you by delivering first aid courses on-site at your business premises if needed. In addition, we only employ highly experienced first aid trainers, guaranteeing that your staff will receive high-quality first aid training and complete their first aid course with all of the knowledge that they need. 

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Which first aid course do I need?

Which first aid course you need will depend on your workplace:

Low hazard workplaces

Examples of low hazard workplaces include offices, shops, and libraries.

  • Up to 25 employees: at least one ‘appointed person’ that takes charge of first aid equipment and facilities, and can contact the emergency services if needed. The appointed person should also provide cover during a first-aider’s absence;
  • 25 to 50 employees: at least one first-aider trained in EFAW (emergency first aid at work);
  • 51+ employees: a minimum of one first-aider trained in FAW (first aid at work) per 100 employees.

Higher hazard workplaces

Examples of higher hazard workplaces include engineering facilities, chemical manufacturing, food processing and warehousing.

  • Up to five employees: at least one ‘appointed person’ that takes charge of first aid equipment and facilities, and can contact the emergency services if needed. The appointed person should also provide cover during a first-aider’s absence;
  • 5 to 50 employees: at least one first-aider trained in EFAW (emergency first aid at work) or FAW (first aid at work), depending on the types of injuries most likely to get sustained by employees;
  • 51+ employees: at least one first-aider trained in FAW per 50 employees.
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What Will I Learn On My First Aid Course?

Emergency First Aid at Work Course (EFAW) – 1 Day:

  • Acting safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treating unconscious causality (including seizure)
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Minor Injuries
  • Choking
  • Preventing cross-infection, recording incidents and actions and the use of available equipment
  • Use of automated external defibrillators AED

First Aid at Work Course (FAW) – 3 Days & First Aid at Work Refresher Course (FAWR) – 2 Days:

  • All of the above topics on the EFAW course plus
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Spinal injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • severe burns and scalds
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes

How You’ll Learn During Your First Aid Training

For those attending a first aid course at our public venue or on-site, you’ll learn using a mixture of theory-based PowerPoint training and also practical training. We always try to incorporate as much practical first aid training & role play as possible to keep the first aid learning environment fun, but also high-quality.


For those completing blended learning, you’ll complete online training via a portal for all of your theory, then you’ll attend a practical first aid training session at our venue or at your venue.


For online learning, all the first aid training will be delivered through an online portal.

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Course Costs & Pricing

Emergency First Aid at Work Training Cost:

From £60 + VAT PP

First Aid at Work Training Cost:

From £160 + VAT PP

First Aid at Work Refresher Training Cost:

From £120 + VAT PP

On-Site First Aid Training Cost:

£495 + VAT Per Day

For any further pricing enquiries, please contact a member of our team.

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First Aid Training Reviews

My experience over the 3 day first aid course was excellent. Alan was great in the calm methodic and polite the way he passed his knowledge to us. Every piece of kit was available for us to practice with, as I am a tradesman I am a hands on person which the first aid course gave every opportunity to do so.


Completed the First Aid at Work Course (FAW) here this week. Learnt so much about First Aid from Katie and Alan over the 3 days. Staff couldn’t be more helpful when any questions were asked and the training provided was first class. Would definitely recommend this to anyone wanting to learn how to give First Aid.


Easy to deal with to prepare a 1st aid course. Easy to be on the course. Very easy to understand the first aid course content. Enjoyable and relaxed. No problems at all!

Frequently Asked First Aid Questions

Why should my employees attend a first aid training course?

The Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 require you to provide first aid equipment, facilities, and people so your employees can be given immediate help if they are injured or have taken ill in the workplace. First-aid assessments of some businesses will find that only an “appointed person” is required – this role does not require training. Other businesses, however, will legally require one or more staff to receive training and gain either the EFAW or FAW qualifications, depending on the outcome of your first aid assessment.

How Long Does A First Aid Training Certificate Last For?

In most cases, first aid certificates last for three years before they need to be renewed, but the HSE recommends a refresher course every year. When you complete your first aid at work training course or an emergency first aid course, you will be awarded a certificate, which will be valid for three years. When it comes time to renew your first aid certificate, you need to take a two day refresher course to get your new certificate. This refresher needs to be completed within 28 days of the expiration date on your previous certificate.

Other types of first aid certificates have different rules about expiry and renewal. For example, a paediatric first aid at work certificate can be renewed every three years but an AED defibrillator certificate is only valid for one year before you need to take a refresher course to renew it.

First Aid Training Delivered At Your Workplace Venue!

All that you need at your workplace is a first aid class or room big enough to comfortably seat all of your candidates. Our first aid trainer will arrive with a laptop, projector, all training materials and accompanying first aid training manuals…