Half Day Annual Skills Update

Half Day Annual Skills Update

This course is strongly recommended by the HSE for first aiders to annually update and refresh their knowledge and first aid skills during the three year qualification period.
The HSE recommends that all qualified first aiders should refresh their knowledge and first aid skills every year. This course is offered as onsite only.
  • This course is offered as onsite only
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Group Size: up to 12 delegates
  • Onsite Price: £420 + VAT (on customer premises)

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Is this course for me?

It is for anyone that currently holds a valid Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work certificate and would like refresh their first aid training. This is a yearly update course and to remain a first aider, the appropriate re-qualification course must be completed every three years.

What will I learn?

This course has been designed to refresh and build on the knowledge and confidence gained from the First Aid at Work course.

It is tailored to your working environment and will involve you in practical scenarios giving you vital hands-on experience.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Importance of recording incidents and actions
  • Basic hygiene and preventing cross infection
  • The priorities of first aid
  • Assessing and managing incidents
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Wounds, bleeding and minor injuries
  • Choking
  • Seizures

One of our trainers will deliver this course at your premises on a date of your choice. The timings could also be arranged to suit your requirements.


The practical elements of this course are essential as they provide you with vital hands-on experience. It is important that you are physically able to take part in the practical parts of the course.

The HSE requires you to attend the full duration of the course to be eligible for evaluation.

Assessment and Certification

You will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course by one of our qualified trainers.

In order to complete this course, you must have a valid Emergency First Aid at Work or First Aid at Work certificate.

On-Site Training Room Requirement

It is recommended that the room size should be approximately 20 x 30 feet for a full 12 person course. The room should be large enough to seat all candidates comfortably in a semicircle formation. The floor space in the centre should be clean and uncluttered as this will be used for the practical parts of the course. The trainer will also require a flip chart if one is available.