First Aid at Work Re-qualification

The purpose of the First Aid at Work re-qualification course is to renew an about to expire First Aid at Work certificate. The First Aid at Work re-qualification covers all topics on the First Aid at Work course to ensure that you are still competent and confident in delivering first aid.

First Aid at Work Re-qualification
Who would benefit from the course?

You must currently hold a valid First Aid at Work certificate to be eligible to attend this course. There is a 28 day grace period after the certificate expires. In this time you are still able to attend the re-qualification course, however if left after this 28 day period you would have to attend a complete three day First Aid at Work.

Format & duration

This course requires a minimum of 12 hours learning contact between tutor and students. This is usually achieved over a two day period; however it can be covered over a longer period of time, not exceeding six weeks.

During the course your Medic 1 trainer will provide you with a first aid book and a resuscitation face mask as well as the opportunity to purchase additional first aid kits. There is an assessment on the First Aid at Work re-qualification course this will take place on the afternoon of the second day.The Medic 1 trainer will have extended knowledge in all areas being taught and will bring personal experiences to the class. The class will be split into both practical sessions (scenario and role-play) and theory sessions.

Syllabus The course is both theoretical and practical and includes:
roleUnderstanding the role of a first aider
assessingAssessing a situation
unconsciousAdministering first aid to an unconscious casualty
cprAdministering CPR
minorMinor Injuries
bonesBroken bones
muscleMuscle and joint injuries
spinalSpinal injuries
eyeEye injuries
anaphylaxisAnaphylactic shock
majorMajor illness

There is an assessment on the First Aid at Work re-qualification course this will take place on the afternoon of the second day. This will consist of a practical scenarios as well as multiple choice questions. A pass mark in both is required to pass the course.


The course ensures that you are first aid compliant and on completion of the course you will be issued both traditional First Aid at Work certificate as well as a plastic card certificate. Certification will be valid for a period of three years, it is recommended you attend an annual refresher course to maintain your skills. More information on the annual refresher can be found here.


During the course Medic 1 will provide light refreshments. If you are travelling away from home to attend our courses we can book accommodation on your behalf. This would incur additional costs and can be arranged within a range of budgets


Investing in your education is a commitment, in terms of finance and your time. We understand that and will do all we can to ensure the learning experience is a good one and represents good value to you. Please contact us for details on group booking discounts.

CPD & getting practice

Medic 1 offer additional bite sized on line modules that allow you to test and maintain your knowledge. It may be possible to offer successful students the opportunity of paid work with our experienced ambulance staff. If this is something you may be interested in, please ask your tutor at the end of the course.

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Interested? Book now to find out your closest venue location and upcoming course dates. If you have any queries or questions you can contact us by emailing or phone us on 01286 669 649.

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