First Aid at Work 3 day

What is special about this course?

  • To train employees in the principles of First Aid as laid down in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations of 1981. 
  • To satisfy by examination the competence of First Aid.

Entry requirements

course entry requirements

Content -

  • First Aid Regulations
  • General principles of First Aid
  • Basic human anatomy
  • Taking a pulse
  • Breathing and Asphyxia Causes and recognition
  • CPR
  • Circulation of the blood
  • External wounds and bleeding causes
  • Practical Triangular bandaging
  • Internal Bleeding and shock
  • Burns, scalds and effects of temperature
  • Practical application of sterile dressings
  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Poisons
  • Eye injuries
  • Practical and theory examination

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

3 Day

3 days.

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Argyll

Start date

Please contact your local centre for more details on the course start date.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

course progression info

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for First Aid at Work 3 day

To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local UHI Argyll Centre

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Argyll. UHI Argyll operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.