Our First Aid Courses

We run fully comprehensive first aid courses that follow the strict guidelines set out by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Please select from the list below to learn more about what our courses cover, the qualification and booking options associated. Please bear in mind that for any group of four or more we will arrange a private session for you.

Our courses are run at our designated training centre in the heart of Bristol. If you are interested in booking a private course then we can run this for you at either our location or a venue of your choosing.

If you have any questions or would like to book on a course please get in touch today.

First Aid Bristol Credits - Ofqual - Qualsafe - Ofsted

First Aid At Work Courses

First Aid Training Courses For Normal Working Environments

Emergency First Aid at Work

6 Hours - Level 3

Our Emergency First Aid at Work training is a 1 day First Aid training course that builds confidence & teaches skills so you can deal with life-threatening First Aid emergencies.

The course is tailored for people working in a low-risk environments and for the general public wishing to learn new skills.

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First Aid at Work

Refresher
12 Hours - Level 3

The First Aid at Work Refresher course is tailored for those who have already completed a 3 day (18 Hour) First Aid at Work (FAW) Qualification.

The refresher course is just 12 hours run over 2 days and as long as completed before your FAW has expired allows you to renew your full FAW for another 3 years.

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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First Aid at Work

18 Hours - Level 3

First Aid at Work training is for people looking to become full first aiders in the workplace.

This qualification is often a requirement if you work in environments such as construction, manufacturing or hospitality.

If you have any doubt about this please get in touch with us or ask your employer as they will be able to clarify.

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Outdoor First Aid Courses

First Aid Training Courses For People Working In the Outdoors

Emergency Outdoor First Aid

8 Hours - Level 3

This course will provide essential life saving skills when operating outdoors. You will cover all of the same syllabus as the Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) course but tailored for outdoor situations.

Highly practical and tailored for your setting and activity (i.e. cycling, walking or coaching)

Suitable for some outdoor instructor awards (please check with your own governing body)

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2 Day Outdoor First Aid

16 Hours - Level 3

This course is the benchmark outdoor first aid qualification required for most UK NGB Outdoor Instructor Awards

Tailored to meet the requirements of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote and rural regions of the UK & abroad.

Highly practical and dynamic scenario led training.

Suitable for people that work in rural and remote settings, outdoor practitioners, teachers, forest workers and ecologists.

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Specialist Outdoor First Aid

16 Hours+ | Level 6

At First Aid Bristol we have some incredible instructors, with backgrounds ranging from international mountain leadership to extreme remote first aid and tactical medical response.

If you are about to embark on a journey to a potentially dangerous part of the world or simply want to push your first aid knowledge up a gear then get in touch about tailored courses.

Ideal for Mountaineers, Jungle Explorers, Desert Adventures & Film Crews

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Paediatric First Aid Courses

First aid training for individuals or groups working with children, from newborn to 16 years old.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

6 Hours - Level 3
Exceeds Ofsted Requirements
Exceeds Ofsted Early Years Requirements

Our 1 Day Paediatric First Aid training will build confidence & teach vital skills so you can deal with life-threatening first aid emergencies. This course covers working in environments that involve babies and children.

This course will teach you to understand the role and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider, how to assess an emergency situation and prioritise your actions.

This course is ideal for teaching assistants or anyone who spends time with children that wants to build confidence in dealing with incidents as they arise.

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2 Day Paediatric First Aid

12 Hours - Level 3
Exceeds Ofsted Requirements
Exceeds Ofsted Early Years Requirements

The 2 Day Paediatric first aid course is the benchmark qualification for individuals working with infants and young people in the UK.

Tailored to provide paediatric life saving skills and paediatric incident management.

Practical face to face training specifically designed to build confidence for any scenario.

This course is suitable for primary and nursery school teachers, childminders and child carers. as well as parents and grandparents

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Parent & Child Emergency Basics

3 Hours

The Parent & Child Emergency Basics course is perfectly tailored for new or expecting parents that want to learn how to deal with any emergencies with their baby or young child.

As a new parent there are so many things to constantly think about and first aid should be something you feel confident to deliver. A short course in the emergency basics can really put your mind at ease.

Topics covered include:
Assessing and unresponsive baby or child.
Delivering CPR if required.
Baby or child who is choking
Baby or child who is bleeding

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Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental Health First Aid Training Courses For The Workplace

FAA Level 1 Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health

4 Hours - Level 1

This first aid course is suitable for everyone as it provides participants with the toolkit and knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to aid a person towards professional help.

Everybody would benefit from this course, whether you are a young teen or a wizened grandparent and it is a great stepping stone into further Mental Health first aid.

What you will cover:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying different mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
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FAA Level 2 Award in First Aid for Mental Health

6 Hours - Level 2

This first aid course is suitable for everyone but has been specifically designed for employers looking to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace.

You will build a comprehensive understanding on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills needed to act should a condition be suspected.

Individuals undertaking this course can be considered First Aiders for Mental Health and a point of contact within the workplace to help and support those with a suspected mental health condition.

You will cover:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
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FAA Level 3 Award in Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

12 Hours - Level 3

This first aid course builds on the Level 2 qualification in First Aid for Mental Health. You will cover a wider range of mental health conditions and go into further detail on the range of professional support options that are available.

This course is suitable for any individual in the workplace but is aimed at those who hold a supervisory/managerial position and who have responsibility for implementing a positive mental health culture and responsibility for First Aid for Mental Health within the organisation.

What you will cover:

  • What is First Aid for Mental Health?
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • First Aid for Mental Health action plan
  • First Aid for Mental Health in the workplace
  • A large range of Mental Health conditions covered in detail
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Specialist First Aid Courses

We deliver a range of specialist first aid courses, if you can’t find what you are looking for please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Basic Life Support

3 Hours - Level 2

Our Basic Life Support course will give all attendees the skills and confidence to act in an emergency. You will be taught how to provide the casualty with critical life saving assistance until support arrives.

You will also be trained in the safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and is delivered following the protocols set by the Resuscitation Council (UK) Guidelines.

What your course will cover:

  • What is First Aid?
  • Action in an emergency
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary assessment
  • Resuscitation and AED
  • Disorders of respiration
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Epipen Training

3 Hours

Our Anaphylaxis and EpiPen training course will teach candidates how to administer an Epipen.

As Epipen’s are now common place in amongst the working environment and common in schools it is essential that you understand how to use them.

Would you be confident using an EpiPen in an emergency?

What your course will cover:

  • The legalities of treating anaphylaxis
  • Common causes of allergic reactions
  • Recognition of the signs and symptoms
  • Administration of auto injectors
  • Recording the use of auto injectors
  • Preparing to carry out basic life support
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Specialist First Aid

Course Specific

We have an incredible team of highly experienced first aid providers. All of which have backgrounds working with frontline first aid support. Ranging from Mountain guides to paramedics.

If you work in a line of work that falls outside of the normal sectors or simply that you wish to really push your first aid knowledge of a particular area please let us know. We can tailor a first aid course for your specific requirements.

This can also be really handy if arranging first aid courses for your staff. We can break the course up and run it for you on a schedule of different days or weeks.

For any questions regarding specialist or tailored first aid courses please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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All of our courses follow the HSE guidelines code of conduct and are recognised internationally by the following bodies:

G.M.C. / G.D.C. / OFSTED / M.L.T.U.K / B.C / R.Y.A / B.C.U / B.A.S.I

We are a registered training center and all of our courses are regulated through Ofqual

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What you can expect from all of our first aid courses

A bit more about us

Practical & Engaging

Scenario lead first aid courses that build real confidence. You will learn skills that will help you act in real life situations and could help you save a life.

Experienced Instructors

All first aid bristol instructors are trained to a very high standard. Read more about our team here..

Essential Life Skills

Learning first aid is a fantastic skill to add to your CV. Now required by many employers a first aid certificate can help seal a new job.

Incredible Prices

At first aid bristol we think that first aid should be available to everyone so we keep our course prices as low as possible.

Practical skills that can save lives!

At First Aid Bristol our goal is to bring something unique to the world of first aid by tailoring all of our courses to be engaging and practical ensuring this invaluable life skill will last with you forever.

Check out our site for all details and prices or get in touch to discuss your requirements.

We believe that First Aid is an essential skill that everyone should be confident with. Not only can you save lives but having a first aid qualification can benefit your career and help with employment.

We also believe that learning First Aid should be fun and engaging so all of our courses strongly lean towards practical learning.

  • Interesting, Engaging, Practical & Fun
  • Essential Life Skills that save Lives
  • First Aid Courses for Individuals & Groups
  • Affordable Courses available to everyone
  • Family Run First Aid Company

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