Emergency 1st Aid at Work

What is special about this course?

This course provides basic first aid skills for everyone.  Once you complete it you will get a certificate, valid for 3 years, as the 'Appointed Person' with responsibility for first aid arrangements in the workplace (in the absence of a 'First Aider').

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.


  • Personal safety
  • Assessing the incident
  • Reporting and recording of incidents as required by HSE
  • Contents of HSE approval first aid kit

Practical skills:

  • Priorities of care
  • Care of the unconscious casualty
  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Choking
  • Dealing with blood loss and shock
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures
  • Eye injuries
  • Responding to major illnesses
  • Crush injuries and amputations

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Short course

How long will my course last?

1 Day

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Perth

Start date

Various start dates are available throughout the year.To find out more email: shortcourses.perth@uhi.ac.uk


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.


Many of our part-time courses qualify for ITA funding or the Part-time fee grant through SAAS.

See ITA or SAAS for more information.

Is there more information available online?

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To find out more call 01738 877715 or email shortcourses.perth@uhi.ac.uk

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI 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.