First Aid at Work (3 Day) (REHIS)

The aim of this course is to support learners in becoming first aiders in the workplace.In line with HSE guidance, the qualification supports/approves work place first aiders for a period of 3 years, after which point learners will need to complete a 2-day First Aid at Work Requalification course.

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A REHIS (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) accredited certificate will be awarded upon successful completion.


This course is 18 hours delivered over 3 days.


Delivery held at one of the following campuses (confirmed upon enquiry)

Hawick, TD9 0EH
Galashiels, TD1 3HE

We may also be able to deliver this on your premises subject to a minimum number of candidates.

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Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements



Course Content

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • Understand the role of the first-aider, including reference to: the importance of preventing cross infection, the need for recording incidents and actions, use of available equipment.
  • Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure).
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automated external defibrillator.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock.
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with: injuries to bones, muscles and joints, including suspected spinal injuries, chest injuries, burns and scalds, eye injuries, sudden poisoning, anaphylactic shock.
  • Recognise the presence of major illness, and provide appropriate first aid, including: heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes.


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